Anne GRANGE 

Associate Producer - anne.grange@lfetranger.fr

Born 1962 in Lyon. Nationality: French
Diploma of advanced studies

in cognitive psychology (musical

memory).
PhD studies at Ircam.
Former teacher at Paris X University.

Biography
Following her master of advanced studies in cognitive sciences and six years of research at Ircam and teaching at University ParisX, Anne Grange wrote her first long documentary film, Listen, for Arte France (dir. Miroslav Sebestik, 1992, 120 min, JBA Productions), and published various reviews or studies, on music and litterature. After several years as music and theater producer, she comes back to TV industry in 1997 as production assistant and manager for several film companies. In 1998, she is in charge of the production of the documenary David Hockney in perspective (Mirage Illimité, Centre G. Pompidou, Canal+).
She also co-signs and produces a multimedia work, Prisma (co-produced by Ircam, Chester Music Ltd, Fimic, awarded 1st Multimedia Big Award of Académie Charles-Cros in 2000,  published by the label Naïve), and a second documentary film for Arte, Kaija Saariaho ou l'Amour de loin (dir. Serge Steyer, 2001, 56min, Agat Films). She also funded and directed the film festival CINÉSONG, dedicated to musical films (2004, at the Forum des Images, Paris).
She starts her own productions with Nicolas Engel and his Copy of Coralie (for Arte), awarded at the 2008 Cannes Festival. She produced several other short films and documentary films, presented in various international film festivals. Among them: No Land’s Song (2014, co-production Torero Films and Hanfgarn&Ufer, Germany) by Ayat Najafi, selected for the 2015 European Academy Awards, nominated for the Lola - 2017 German Academy Awards, and awarded in Montreal, Leipzig, Gijon, Florence, New York, ... And La découverte ou l'ignorance - Histoire de mes fantômes bretons (2014) by Vincent Jaglin, awarded as Best history documentary film at Les Rendez-vous de l'Histoire.

As associate producer, she collaborates since 2015 with Philippe Avril on various features films:

TADMOR by Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim (Nyon Film Festival (Visions du Réel), official competition April 2016. Special mention of the Jury, Silver Sesterce, Best Swiss Film).
BANGKOK NITES by Katsyua Tomita (Official competition, Locarno Film Festival, August 2016. Young Jury Award).
THE TRAIN OF SALT AND SUGAR by Licínio Azevedo (Piazza Grande Programme, Locarno Film Festival, August 2016. Amiens IFF official competition).
HUNTING SEASON by Natalia Garagiola (Critics’ Week, Venice Film Festival, Horizontes Latinos, San Sebastian IFF - September 2017).

TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie (Golden Bear at Berlinale 2018)

MANTA RAY by Phuttiphong Aroonpheng (Best film in Orizzonti/ Horizon Prize selection, Venice Film Festival 2018).

MAIN AWARDS AND SELECTIONS IN FESTIVALS

NO LAND’S SONG by Ayat Najafi - Feature documentary - CHAZ Productions - 2014

Released in France (Jour2Fête) and Germany in March 2016.

Nominated for the 2017 Lola (German Academy Awards).
Selected for the 2015 European Academy Awards
Best documentary film –  Montreal World Film Festival
Best documentary director – NOOR Iranian Film Festival, L.A.
Youth Jury Award – DOK-Leipzig
DOCFIX Award - Gijon International Film Festival.
Audience Award - Middle East Now Festival, Florence.
Nestor Almendros Award for courage in filmmaking - Human Rights Watch Film Festival, New York

...

LA DÉCOUVERTE OU L’IGNORANCE (Discovery or Ignorance) by Vincent Jaglin - Feature documentary - CHAZ Productions - 2014
Big Award for Best History Documentary film – Les Rendez-vous de l’Histoire 2014, Blois.

AUJOURD’HUI (Today) by Anne-Sophie Rouvillois - short film - CHAZ Productions - 2014
Best Short Film and Special Mention Signis Jury - Religion Today Film Festival, Trento (Italy)
Festivals: Côté court de Pantin (France), Okseø Film Festival (Denmark), Festival du film de St Paul Trois Châteaux (France), Vilnius Film Shorts (Lithania), Dehli Short International Film Festival (India), ALCINE Festival de cinéma de Alcalá de Henares (Spain), Festival Entrevues de Belfort (France)

LES PSEUDONYMES (Pseudonyms) by Nicolas Engel - Short film - CHAZ Productions - 2011
Youth Award - Festival du film de Vendôme, France
Best film, Best director and Best  - Festival Internacional de Mediometrajes La Cabina - Spain
Golden Bear and Best medium film - Festival of Nations Ebensee, Austria
Best Film, Festival du cinéma de Vernon, France
Best original music and Best actress (Dominique Frot) - La Guarimba International Film Festival, Italy.
Nominated for the Fuji Awards, France
Selected by the Prix du Syndicat de la Critique, France

LE CROCODILE DU DNIEPR (Dnipro Crocodile) by Nicolas Engel - Short film - KIDAM - 2010
Festivals : Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Critic’s week, Molodist International Film Festival, Drama Short Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro ISFF Curta Cinema, Athens International Film+Video Festival, ...

L’ELAN by Alexia Walther et Maxime Matray - Short film - Sendsudsou productions - 2008
Festivals : Kurtzfilmtage Oberhausen, Kurtzfilmtage Winterthur, Filmfest Hambourg, Festival Entrevues de Belfort, …

LA COPIE DE CORALIE (Copy of Coralie) by Nicolas Engel - Short film - Crescendo Films - 2008
Golden Rail for Best short film - Cannes Film Festival 2008
Wiring residency CECI Moulin – Critic’s Week 2008
Ellen Award for Most Original Film, Aspen Shortsfest 2009, USA
Fujifilm Award, Festival du court métrage en plein air de Grenoble 2008
Marius for the Best French Musical Short, festival Musicals 2009
Pre-selected for the César du court métrage
Selected for the Lutins du court métrage

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