Experts :

Philippe BOBER
(Founder of Coproduction Office)

Philippe BOBER is a founder of Coproduction Office, one of the most recognizable European sales and production companies dedicated to daring and engaging art-house films. Starting in 1987, Philippe BOBER worked as a (co-) producer with Lars VON TRIER ("Europa", "The Kingdom", "Breaking the Waves"), Dagur KARI ("Noi Albinoi"), Carlos REYGADAS ("Japon" and "Battle in Heaven"), Roy ANDERSSON ("Songs From the Second Floor" and "You the Living"), Jessica HAUSNER ("Lovely Rita", "Hotel" and "Lourdes"), Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ ("Pleasant Days", "Delta" and "Tender Son - The Frankenstein Project"), Michelangelo FRAMMARTINO ("Le Quattro Volte"), Ulrich SEIDL ("Dog Days", "Import Export", "Paradise: Love" and "Paradise: Faith") and LOU Ye ("Suzhou River").

The international sales slate also includes Takashi MIIKE's "Audition", the two multi-award-winning Romanian pictures: Cristi PUIU's "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu" (Prix Un Certain Regard 2005) and Corneliu PORUMBOIU's "12:08 East of Bucharest" (Camera d'Or 2006), the cult Belgian animation "A Town Called Panic" by Stéphane AUBIER and Vincent PATAR (premiered in Cannes, Official Selection, out of competition), or "Women Without Men" by Iranian artist Shirin NESHAT (Silver Lion for the best direction).