ABOUT KOMETA FILMS

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.

PRODUCER FOUNDER

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.

 Scale & Scope provides tailor-made consultancies for films and audiovisual content with a focus on codevelopment and international coproduction. We have a specific approach based on  the deployment of capacities and interpersonal skills.  We design individual guidance for every professsional who need to step back on a project and look positively at the overall picture.

Our clients include film professionals, independent Producers, content providers, newcomers in international coproduction, international coproduction markets, funds and training programs.

 

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 produces and 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. Most recently she has producer “Mariner of the Montains” by Karim Aïnouz (Cannes 2021 Official Selection). In the same time she’s trained in Sophrology and transactional analysis.

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.

Development

our keyword : shed light

concept & intentions

story development

audience design

project packaging

pitch training

script editing

development strategy

positioning and posture

articulation of vision and needs

mental preparation

advices on development structure planning

Production

our keyword : simplify

analyse of the co-production potential

preparation for co-development and co-production

financing plan review and/or set-up

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

draft of memo-deals & long forms

legal and financial advice

change management specific to the industry

marketing package

outreach strategy for co-production markets

festival circulation and distribution

Contact us to give an impulse to your project!

guidance.scalescope@gmail.com

Get in touch

Kometa films
6 rue Nicolet
93400 Saint-Ouen, France
E-Mail

info@kometafilms.com

Head office

23 rue Antigna
45000 Orléans, France