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Yohann Comte

Yohann Comte

Sales, Distribution


Main Jury 2020


Yohann Comte is the co-founder of Charades, a sales and co- production company based in Paris. Before founding the company in 2017 with partners from Wild Bunch, StudioCanal and Asuna, Yohann was Deputy Head of International Sales at Gaumont.

With Charades, Yohann sold the feature film "Leto" by Kirill Serebrennikov (Cannes Film Festival, Competition 2018), Cannes Critics’ Week’s Nespresso Grand Prize winner 2018 "Diamantino" by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt, Japanese Academy Award-nominee animated feature "Mirai" by Mamoru Hosoda (2018), Venice 2020 surprise Danish action thriller "Shorta" by Anders Ølholm & Frederik Louis Hviid, as well as Shudder’s biggest hit "Host" by Rob Savage (2020).

At Charades, Yohann co-produced "Revenge" by Coralie Fargeat (2017), the French hit comedy "The Shiny Shrimps" by Cédric Le Gallo & Maxime Govare (2019) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau’s starrer "Suicide Tourist" by Jonas Alexander Arnby (2019). He also served as an executive producer on arthouse shocker "Swallow" by Carlo Mirabella-Davis (2019) and Venice Competition 2020 title "The World to Come" by Mona Fastvold.

Yohann is an alumni of EAVE Producers’ workshop 2019 and a member of the César Academy.