TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

Charlotte Uzu

Charlotte Uzu




TFL Alumni Meeting Attendee 2012
Interchange Participant 2011


Following a MA in art history and anthropology in Canada and Mexico (U of Montreal - UDLA Puebla), a graduate degree in production (DESS Nancy 2), and a European Master of Management (EMMDIS INA) Charlotte Uzu began her career in the film and TV industry as an assistant, then production manager at production companies Les Poissons Volants and Les Films d'Ici.
Since 2003, she is responsible for the international development of Les Films d'Ici and structures the international financing of documentaries and feature films in partnership with co-producers and broadcasters worldwide.

She also develops documentary and fiction projects in collaboration with foreign authors and producers.

Recent productions include:
Aurélie Dupont by Cédric Klapisch, Louis XV, The Black Sun by Thierry Binisti, Waltz With Bashir by Ari Folman, An Opera Season by Richard Copans, Bouzkachi by Jacques Debs, The Hidden Face of Fear by Enrico Cerasuolo and Sergio Fergnachino,  Marilyn, Last Sessions by Patrick Jeudy, Mister president by Emilio Pacull and Maurice Ronaï, Astroboy ‘s Century by Marc Caro and Etienne Barral, Clint Eastwood, A Life in Film by Michel Henry Wilson, Between Two Notes by Florence Strauss, Santa Fé Street by Carmen Castillo, Agnus Dei by Lucia Cedron…
She also produces and coproduces documentary and fiction films with international directors and producers, such as:

Cerro Bayo by Victoria Galardi, El Velador by Natalia Almada, The Look - Charlotte Rampling by Angelina Maccarone, Operation Libertad by Nicolas Wadimoff, The Last Hijack - Pirats from Somalia by Tommy Pallota, Le collectionneur and Juan y Vanesa de Ianis Guerrero or 3000 Nights by Mai Masri .

Founded in 1984, Les Films d\'Ici, is one of the most firmly established production companies in France, with a volume of 30 hours per year and a catalog of over 500 films.

Uzu is a shareholder of Les Films d’Ici and lectures at several graduate study programmes at the Institut National de l'Audiovisuel in France and abroad (Alba, Beirut) and regularly participates in workshops and panels (FICCO Mexico, JCC Carthage, Dragon Forum Krakow…).