Lucas Rosant

France

Lucas Rosant

Lucas Rosant’s past international experience on festivals and markets has enabled him to develop an extensive network and access to emerging talents worldwide. He worked for the organisation and programming of different International Film Festivals, as among others La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes) and Paris Cinema International Film Festival. He also created and headed for 7 years the Paris Project, the co-production and development platform of Paris Cinema IFF. In parallel, he has been or is still consulting and matchmaking since many years for different co-production forums and festival markets as Crossroads – Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Greece), Dubai Film Connection – Dubai International Film Festival (UAE), Open Doors – Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland), Producers Network – Cannes Film Market (France), Produire au Sud – 3 Continents Film Festival (Nantes, France), HAF (Hong Kong Film Financing Forum), Durban Filmart (South-Africa), Berlinale Coproduction Market (Germany), the Cinemart (Rotterdam Film Festival) and Venice Film Market. He also joined the EAVE network in 2010, the reading committee of the Hubert Bals Film Fund in 2011 and was appointed senior expert for the European cultueal programs Euromed Audiovisual III and ACP-UE. Lucas Rosant created his own production and consulting company Melia Films in 2013 which co-produced The Dream of Shahrazad (François Verster, South Africa, 2014) and carried out of a diagnosis and strategic development plan for the FESPACO (Festival Panafricain de Ouagadougou) and MICA (African Film Market) commissioned by the European Union in 2013.