Bruno Chatelin, COO, Filmfestivals Entertainment Group:
Chatelin (left) and friends at Cannes 2003
What's your background?
With international ad agencies for 10 years (JWT)
Film distributor 10 years (marketing Dr and MD)
Internet entrepreneur since 1998
are the main services of Filmfestivals Entertainment
of festival news (web + TV +new media mobile...)
Advertising promotion online for festivals & filmmakers
& large companies targeting film pros
Consulting sponsoring service during major festivals
are you aims and objectives?
fun be creative stay young and innovative have enough
money to continue doing these.
do you balance being creative, with being practical?
allows, that, demands that (if you want to stay alive
in that business).
are the most popular aspects of your internet services?
bulletin board service where festivals get noticed
from aspiring festival circuit filmmakers
Festivals get more than 50% of their entries through
are some of your personal and professional milestones?
a formula 1 at estoril circuit
Built the joint venture (as managing director) between
fow and UGC
In charge of communication for the world cup organisation
during France 98
Mastering Dreamweaver and adobe's photoshop illustrator
did you realise that you were really onto something
with the business - Filmfestivals?
we saw our clients return for more services the following
are your main challenges?
1900 festivals worldwide without having to attend
them all (regretfully)
Deliver festival news on mobile
Deliver entertainment content to new media
do you overcome them?
a new business
Master the art of trade, in kind, swap...
do you capitalize on the industries premier film industry
become partners of these large fests (Cannes Venice...)
and use this relationship to get other large companies
onboard as official sponsors
(Intel Kodak eutelsat marinastudios became sponsors
of the Cannes webcafé and buyers launge
is a unique place where talent proliferates, I like
to be around and witness simple miracles come true:
a good film meets its target thanks to processional
do you do to relax?
golf and more surf (windsurf).
note: If you want to know about Film Festivals, Bruno
is clearly one of the most qualified persons in the
world, that you need to take notice of.
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