Manny Films

About us


MANNY FILMS IS AN AWARD-WINNING COMPANY
WITH A WORLDWIDE REPUTATION FOR CREATIVE EXCELLENCE.

Founded in 2007 by Philippe Gompel, Manny Films is an independent film production company based in Paris and Los Angeles focusing on international-oriented feature film and series with high quality standards and commercial potential. Its line up has been recognized across the industry earning "best film" international awards and selections in prestigious festivals like Cannes Film Festival. Since its launch, Manny Films has produced films with a large number of broadcasters, distributors, international sales, sofica and films funds, with partners in various countries including Argentina, Brazil, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Uruguay, USA.


Filmography :

Producer of feature films : Lascars (Official Selection Cannes 2009 Critic's Week) starring Vincent Cassel, Diane Kruger, Omar Sy, Gilles Lellouche, Mineurs 27 (2011) starring Jean Hugues Anglade, Et si on vivait tous ensemble (2012) starring Jane Fonda, Geraldine Chaplin, Pierre Richard, Daniel Bruhl (Official Selection Locarno 2011), The Ardor (Official Selection Cannes 2014) starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Alice Braga, Human Capital (Prize Best Film Italy 2014) starring Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Valeria Golino, The Chosen Ones (Official Selection Cannes 2015 Un Certain Regard and Prize Best Film Mexico 2016), La Pazza Gioia (Official Selection Cannes 2016 Quinzaine des Realisateurs and Prize Best Film Italy 2017) starring Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, A Twelve Year Night (Official Selection Venice 2018), La Trinchera Infinita (Official Competition San Sebastian 2019), Tragic Jungle (2020).

And series for TV : Lascars Season 1&2 (Prize Best French TV Series 2012 & 2014) for Canal+, American Dream (2015) starring Michael Madsen for Canal+, Junior (2017) by Zoe Cassavetes, Exposed (2017), A Girl is a Gun (2017) starring Denise Richards.


2019

19
a short film by Marina Ziolkowski
starring Marie Denarnaud, David Kammenos
Manny Films, CNC
Selection Tirana International Film Festival 2019
Official Competition Brussels Short Films Festival 2020
Winner Best Film - Official Selection Toronto Feedback Female Film Festival 2020
Selection La Fete du Court Metrage Paris 2020,
"Femme d'aujourd'hui"

 

LA TRINCHERA INFINITA (THE ENDLESS TRENCH)
a film by Jon Garaño, Aitor Arregi et Jose Mari Goenaga
Manny Films (France), Irusoin (Spain), Moriarti Produkzioak (Spain), La Claqueta PC (Spain), ICAA, Junta De Andalucia, ETB, Canal Sur, eOne
Prize Best Director & Best Screenplay - Official Competition San Sebastián International Film Festival 2019

 

2018 LA NOCHE DE 12 ANOS (A TWELVE YEAR NIGHT / COMPANEROS)
a film by Alvaro Brechner
Manny Films (France), Tornasol Films(Spain), Alcaravan (Spain), Salado (Uruguay), Haddock Films (Argentina), Aleph Media (Argentina), ICAA, Eurimages, Movistar, Ibermedia Development, Arte/ZDF, Mondex, CNC, Le Pacte, Netflix
Arte International Development Prize
Eurimages Co-Production Development Award
Official Competition Venise Film Festival 2018 - Orizzonti
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2018 - Horizons Awards
Grand prix des Rencontres Cinematographiques de Cannes 2018
Prize Best Film - 7 Prize at the Association of critics of Uruguay 2018
Uruguay's Oscar Candidate
  BUT YOU LOOK SO GOOD
a short film by Marina Ziolkowski
starring Natasha Bassett, Dey Young
Manny Films, CNC
Winner Best Short Film Audience Award - Official Competition Paris Champs Elysees Film Festival 2018
Winner Best Woman Filmmaker - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2018
Winner Award of Excellence - Best Short Competition La Jolla, San Diego California 2018
Nominee Best Actress - Bucharest shortcut CineFest 2018

Selection Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival New Dehli India 2019
Selection Rome Films Awards 2019
Selection Hollywood Screenings Film Festival 2019
Selection Los Angeles Feedback Female Film Festival 2019
Selection The New Industry (emerging Short filmmakers) Oaxaca Film Fest 2019
Winner Best Drama Award - Nomination Best Drama & Best Actress - London Short Series Festival 2019

2017 JUNIOR
a series by Zoe Cassavetes
starring Lucia Ribisi, Kristine Froseth, Eric Johnson, Amy Seimetz
Manny Films (France), Blackpills (USA)
Premiered on VICE and Facebook Watch (2017), Indiewire US : "10 Best weseries of 2017"
Official Selection Rome Film Festival 2017 - Alice nella citta
Nomination Gotham Awards New York 2017 - Short Form Serie
Nomination Best Drama & Best Series - London Short Series Festival 2019
  A GIRL IS A GUN
a series by Mathieu Tonetti
starring Denise Richards, Nikki Leigh, Courtney Sinclair, Charlotte McKinney
original music by Sebastien Tellier
Manny Films (France), Blackpills (USA)
  EXPOSED
a series by Barthelemy Grossmann
starring Kabby Borders
Manny Films (France), Blackpills (USA)
  HAPPY BIRTHDAY
a film by Christos Georgiou
Manny Films (France), Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion (Germany), Pallas Film (Germany), View Master Film (Greece), Lychnari Productions (Cyprus), Eurimages, CNC
Official Selection Palm Springs Film Festival 2018
  7 MINUTI
a film by Michele Placido
starring Clemence Poesy, Anne Consigny, Ottavia Piccolo, Violante Placido
Manny Films (France), Goldenart Production (Italy), Rai Cinema, Ventura Film (Swiss), Mibact, Regione Lazio, Kanibal Films Distribution, Sky Cinema
Official Selection Rome Film Festival 2016
2016 LA PAZZA GIOIA (LIKE CRAZY)
a film by Paolo Virzi
starring Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti
Manny Films (France), Lotus Productions (Italy), RAI Cinema, Indefilms, Bac Films
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2016 - Quinzaine des Realisateurs
Prize Best Film - 5 Prize at the David Di Donatello, Italy 2017
2015 LAS ELEGIDAS (THE CHOSEN ONES)
a film by David Pablos
Manny Films (France), Canana (Mexico), CNC, Netflix
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2015 - Un Certain Regard
Prize Best Film - 5 Prize and 13 Nominations at the Ariel, Mexico 2016
  AMERICAN DREAM
a series directed by Barthélemy Grossmann
starring Michael Madsen, Mahamadou Coulibaly, Alexandre Achdjian, Nassim Si Ahmed , Barthélemy Grossmann
Manny Films, Canalplay, Canal+ International, CNC
Official Competition Series Mania Festival 2016, Paris
  J'MARCHE PAS EN ARRIERE (I DON'T WALK BACK)
a short film directed by Barthélemy Grossmann
starring Doutzen Kroes, Mahamadou Coulibaly, Alexandre Achdjian, Nassim Si Ahmed, Barthélemy Grossmann
Manny Films, CNC
2014 EL ARDOR (THE ARDOR)
a film by Pablo Fendrik
starring Gaël Garcia Bernal, Alice Braga
Manny Films (France), Magma Cine (Argentina), Bananeira Filmes (Brazil), Participant Media (USA), CNC, Bac Films
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2014
  LASCARS - Season 2
a Canal+ Création Originale series 12x13' directed by Barthélemy Grossmann written by IZM, Eric Benzekri, Eldiablo
starring Alexandre Achdjian, Issa Doumbia, Pablo Pauly, Nassim Si Ahmed, Mahamadou Coulibaly
Manny Films, Canal+, CNC, EDCA, B Media Developpement, Studiocanal
Prize Best Series (short format) - Official selection 16e TV Fiction Festival, La Rochelle 2014

 

IL CAPITAL UMANO (HUMAN CAPITAL)
a film by Paolo Virzi
starring Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Valeria Golino, Fabrizio Bentivoglio
Manny Films (France), Indiana Production (Italy), RAI Cinema, Eurimages, B Media Export, Bac Films
Prize Best Actress - Official Competition Tribeca Film Festival, New York 2014
Prize Best Film - 7 Prize and 19 Nominations at the David Di Donatello, Italy 2014
Italy's Oscar Candidate
  GOD OF HAPPINESS
a film by Dito Tsintsadze
Manny Films (France), 27 Films (Germany), CNC Mini-traité, MFG Filmförderung Baden Württemberg, Georgian Film Center, Deutscher Filmförderfonds, MDM Mitteldeustche Medienförderung, Kinostar Filmverleih GmbH
2012 LASCARS - Season 1
a Canal+ Création Originale series 12x13' directed by Tristan Aurouet written by IZM, Eric Benzekri, Eldiablo
starring Alexandre Achdjian, Issa Doumbia, Pablo Pauly, Nassim Si Ahmed
Manny Films, Canal+, CNC, Hoche Artois Images, Coficup, Fonds Images de la Diversité, Acsé
Prize Best Series (short format) - Official selection 14e TV Fiction Festival, La Rochelle 2012
  ET SI ON VIVAIT TOUS ENSEMBLE ? (ALL TOGETHER)
a comedy directed by Stéphane Robelin
starring Jane Fonda, Géraldine Chaplin, Pierre Richard, Guy Bedos, Claude Rich, Daniel Brühl
Manny Films, Canal+, Studio 37, Bac Films, région IDF, Eurimages, ZDF, FFA, Mini-traité, Match Factory, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, MFG Filmförderung Baden Württemberg, Pandora, Frenetic, Les Films de la Butte, Rommel Film (Germany)
Official Selection Locarno Festival 2011
2011
MINEURS 27
(BLIND VALLEY)
a thriller directed by Tristan Aurouet
starring Jean Hugues Anglade, Gilles Lellouche, Marie Ange Casta, Finnegan Oldfield, Nassim Si Ahmed, Aissa Maiga, Philippe Lellouche
Manny Films, Canal+, Cine Cinema, Région Poitou Charentes, Bac Films
2009 LASCARS
an animated feature film directed by Albert Pereira Lazaro et Emmanuel Klotz
starring Vincent Cassel, Diane Kruger, Omar Sy, Fred Testot, Gilles Lellouche, Frédérique Bel, Vincent Desagnat, Eric Judor, screenplay by IZM, Eldiablo, Alexis Dolivet, Emmanuel Klotz.
Studio 37, France 2 Cinema, Bac Films, Millimages, Toon's and Tales, Canal+, Cinemages 2, Eurimages, Avance sur recette du CNC, France Televisions Distribution, Acsé
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2009 - Critic's Week
2008
DE MOINS EN MOINS

a short film directed by Mélanie Laurent
starring Delphine Benattar, Eric Caravaca, Mélanie Doutey, Julien Boisselier
Manny Films, France 3
Official Competition Cannes Film Festival 2008
2007 LASCARS - The animated series
an animated series directed by Laurent Nicolas, Rémi Zaarour, Eldiablo
starring Vincent Cassel, Omar Sy, Fred Testot, Diam's, Leila Bekhti, Hafid Benamar, Olivier Barthélémy, Zoé Felix
written by IZM, Eldiablo, Alexis Dolivet, with Canal+, CNC, MCM
Official Selection International Animation Film Festival Annecy 2008