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Léo Teste

Léo Teste




Decision Maker 2019


Prior to joining Film Constellation as Sales & Acquisitions Manager, Léo worked at mk2 Films, handling a variety of box-office and critical hits such as "Cold War" by Pawel Pawlikowski, "Ash is Purest White" by Jia Zhang-Ke, "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" by Céline Sciamma, and "Atlantics" by Mati Diop. Before that, Léo was Managing Director of the SEDPA (Syndicat des Enterprises de Distribution de Programmes Audiovisuels) where he represented the rights and interests of French audiovisual distributors.

Léo has a Bachelor and Master's degree in Political Science & International Security from Sciences Po Paris, and a Master's degree in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London).

company profile

FILM CONSTELLATION is a production, finance and sales company headquartered in London. The company builds on a track record for growing award-winning filmmaker brands, working with new and established talent, and fostering strong producer ties across both sides of the Atlantic.

Since inception in 2016, the company has packaged, produced and sold over 20 commercially and critically acclaimed films and documentaries, premiering at A class festivals including Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Sundance and Berlin.

It continues to build an exciting slate of talents including Werner Herzog, David Lynch, Rebecca Hall, Annie Silverstein, Peter Saarsgaard, Paco Plaza, Michaela Coel, Eran Riklis, Rashaad Ernesto Green, Pella Kågerman, Antonio Mendez, Steven Caple Jr, Gabriel Range among others.

The company supports the development, financing and packaging of the films they board through a privately held fund, backed by Paris based entertainment group PLAYTIME. Its extensive network offers a fast-track bridge to the market’s international funding resources, distribution and festival scene.