the participants of the 2016 Workshops session, with Claude-Eric Poiroux and Katell Quillévéré

The Angers Workshops, initiated by Jeanne Moreau, are directed toward young filmmakers with one or two short films to their credit and a first feature film in the works.
This training is designed to give them support as they take that crucial step into the world of feature films.

The Workshops will offer them:
- Screenings and analyses of film classics from the past and present.
- Training with established filmmakers and technicians who will bring to the classroom their professional experience and methods.
- Development of their personal projects under the guidance of the attending instructors, with emphasis on specific questions concerning directing, editing, music and sound, working with actors, production...


2017 programme in french
2016 programme in english

Eligibility requirements

- Young filmmakers with one or two short films to their credit and a first fiction feature film in the works (full script).
- Young filmmakers from European Union or from one of the following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Programme of the participants

first part: 24 - 29 august 2016

Each day will begin with the screening of a film classic chosen and presented by a guest instructor.

The guest directors and film professionals will elaborate on a specific aspect of their filmography.

The young filmmakers will be able to engage the expertise of the instructors to answer specific questions concerning their first feature film projects.

2e part during angers film festival: 26 - 29 january 2017
Second meeting to make a progress report on the project, then, we'll organize new meetings with professionals, on production and financing issues. Participation to screenings and events of Premiers Plans Film Festival.



For the previous editions of the Workshops, the pedagogical teams were composed by a group of European film professionals:

Olivier Assayas, Lionel Baier, Lucas Belvaux, Luc et Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Jacques Doillon, Pascale Ferran, Bence Fliegauf, Amos Gitaï, Delphine Gleize, Fabio Grassadonia, Benjamin Heisenberg, Noémie Lvovsky, Ursula Meier, Cyril Mennegun, Claude Miller, Catalin Mitulescu, Raphaël Nadjari, Jonathan Nossiter, François Ozon, Antonio Piazza, François Pirot, Vincent Poymiro, Razvan Radulescu, Jaime Rosales, Céline Sciamma, Justine Triet, Athina Rachel Tsangari…

Jérôme Almeras, Louis-Philippe Capelle, Gérard De Battista, Hélène Louvard, Alain Marcoen, Matthieu Poirot-Delpech

Luc Barnier, Yann Dedet, François Gédigier, Michel Klochendler, François Quiqueré, Ludo Troch

Riccardo Del Fra, Simon Stockhausen, Béatrice Thiriet

Karl Baumgartner, Dominique Besnehard, Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Emmanuel Chaumet, Arnaud Dommerc, Marta Donzelli, Bertrand Faivre, Bertrand Gore, Bruno Nahon, Alain Rocca, Laurent Truchot, Luis Urbano

Christelle Baras (Casting director), Manuel Alberto Claro (Cinematographer), Etienne Curchod (Sound editor), Paul Englebert (HD Post-production manager), Christian Guillon, (Visual effects specialist), Peter Hjörth (Visual effects supervisor), Franck Montagné (Digital post-production specialist), Gérard Rousseau (Mixer), Dan Weil (Production designer)...

intervenants venus aux Ateliers
Jacques Doillon (2008) Lucas Belvaux & Marc Recha (2006) Claude Miller (2009) Delphine Gleize & Jeanne Moreau (2009)