Kometa Films is a French independent production company based in Paris and in Orléans (Region Centre Val de Loire)
The company produces feature films and series including international co-productions and collaborates with young talents with a strong cinematographic vision of tomorrow’s world.
Edyta Janczak-Hiriart is a Polish born French independent Producer and the founder of Kometa Films . She is a graduate of the Polish National Film School, in Lodz (Poland). She has been an EAVE member since 2019.
In addition to her activities at Kometa Films, Edyta Janczak-Hiriart produces feature films between France and Poland, leveraging her broad experience of the movie industry and of both countries’ cultures. In 2017, she co-produces “Grand Froid”, Gérard Pautonnier’s first feature film, with Elzévir Films and currently produces several projects with SHIPsBOY (Poland) such as “Tête coupée”, Lotfi Achour’s second feature film.
She is also a Script Consultant and member of films commissions. She teaches film production at Paris’ film schools EICAR and ESRA and she is a Speaker for ESCP business school.
Before Producing within Kometa Films, she worked at Les Films du Worso alongside Sylvie Pialat. She worked on Nuage by Sébastien Bedbeter, Meurtrières by Patrick Granperret. La faute à Fidel by Julie Gavras, Pialat, l’amour existe by Jean-Pierre Devilliers etc.
You are a Producer, a film professional, a film fund, an institution, a market, a festival, a newcomer in international co-production or a Director running your own production company. You need to step back on your project and look positively at the overall picture : Scale & Scope provides tailor-made consultancies in film and audiovisual development and international coproduction.
With almost 20 years hands-on experience of film production and international co-productions Edyta Janczak-Hiriart and Jennifer Sabbah-Immagine have created Scale & Scope to empower challenging initiatives in addition to their own productions. As artistic explorers, they are on a constant lookout for new human ventures in films, series, documentaries, live events and hybrid content. They are Producers and also act as Associate Producers, Line Producers and Business Affairs.
Edyta Janczak-Hiriart produces features in France and sets up co-productions with Poland. She produced «Back In Business» ( aka «Grand Froid») by Gérard Pautonnier with Elzévir Films. Current Polish coproductions include Apsara Film, Why Not Productions, Panache Production, La Compagnie Cinématographique, Opus Film, Lava Films, Shipsboy, Centrala.
Jennifer Sabbah-Immagine works on large scale international co-productions. She has worked for ADR Productions, Arsam International and KinoElektron among others. She has extensive experience of development, back office and line production. Since 2008, she’s been managing the audiovisual production company Big Sister with Director Jihan El Tahri, focusing mostly on talents from African countries and the MENA region and she produces factual content and artistic vidéos.
Whether you’re looking for advice in one or several fields, support at a specific phase or a comprehensive approach, a one-to-one or a group consultancy, we design a custom-made program together. This can be conceived as single session, support over a defined period of time or long-term supervision.
We work with you to define precisely your artistic goals and your project’s business model by boosting your creativity, fostering new ideas, welcoming opportunities and enhancing working practices. We know the ins and outs of production and know how to avoid all the possible pitfalls. We assist you in a constructive manner to achieve your objectives and make your project visible in a saturated marketplace.
We collaborate with a team of european advisers (lawyers, development and marketing experts, arbitrators, etc) that can be solicited according to your needs.
In a continuously changing audiovisual landscape and challenging industry which require proficiency, proactive leadership and flexibility Scale & Scope is an accelerator for film development and production.
elaborate a concept
organize the story development
develop the characters
identify the audience
package a project
Train for pitching
individual support on artistic orientation
development strategy: to identify your needs
advises and guidance on development’s structures (labs, workshops, residencies)
analyse of co-production potential
financing plan review
international standard formatting
priority setting in business procedures
overview of the fundamental provisions in a co-production contract
description of ownership and revenues split
core approach of negotiation with co producers and decisions makers
draft of memo-deals & long forms
legal and financial advice
change management specific to our industry
outreach strategy for co-production markets
festival circulation and distribution
Contact us to give an impulse to your project!
23 rue Antigna
45000 Orléans, France