YFW4: Producing Workshop Mentor
Raymond PHATHANAVIRANGOON is the Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Fiction Film Lab (SEAFIC), a 9-month intensive script lab for Southeast Asian filmmakers. In addition, he produces international co-productions such as Boo Junfeng’s APPRENTICE (Cannes Un Certain Regard 2016) and Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s SAMUI SONG (Opening Film, Venice Days 2017) and HEADSHOT (Berlin Panorama 2011), among many others. He also previously served as international programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival and the Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival as well as Programme Consultant for the Hong Kong International Film Festival and Cannes Critics' Week. Prior to that, he was the Director of Marketing & Special Projects (Acquisitions) for international sales agent Fortissimo Films. He acted as a Reading Committee Member for the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) and was an advisory member of the Asian Film Awards (AFA). He was a jury member at festivals such as Berlinale, Sarajevo, Vladivostok, Seattle, Antalya, and others.
Isabelle GLACHANT started as journalist for French TV station Canal +. She began working on Asian films in 2004 as Executive Producer of "SHANGHAI DREAMS" (Wang Xiaoshuai, 2005, Jury Price, Cannes). Since then, she worked in the production of films directed among other by LI Yu, LU Chuan, LOU Ye, WANG Bing orWang Xiaoshuai. The films she produced with her companies CHINESE SHADOWS and SHASHA & CO PRODUCTION includes 11 FLOWERS (WANG Xiaoshuai, 2011), the first official French-Chinese coproduction, THREE SISTERS by WANG Bing (Best film Orizzonti, Venice, 2012) and MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS (Mouly SURYA, 2017, Director’s fortnight). Her sales company ASIAN SHADOWS represent only Asian productions and directors, focusing on director driven films like SITI by Eddie CAHYONO, PATHS OF THE SOUL by ZHANG Yang or MEMORIES OF MY BODY by Garin NUGROHO. Made Knight of the Art and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture, Glachant is since 2013 UNIFRANCE’s Greater China representative.