EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Rezo sales chief unveils eclectic international slate.
Sebastien Chesneau has launched new sales company Cercamon aimed at quality independent titles from across the world.
It debut Cannes slate comprises Dalibor Matanic’s Un Certain Regard screener The High Sun as well as Tim Blake Nelson’s Tribeca title Anesthesia, Tom Roberts’ Every Last Child, Peter Sattler’s Camp X-Ray and Olmo Omerzu’s Family Film.
“Cercamon means world searcher in Occitan,” says the former Rezo Films International sales chief, referring to a Romance language spoken in Southern France.
“We plan to handle around eight films a year, 50% English-speaking films and 50% art-house films selected in A-list festivals,” said the sales veteran, who is based in Dubai, having moved there from Paris last year.