Bruno Chatelin has been named Advisory Board Member of the Chelsea FilmFestival in New york
The Chelsea Film Festival is an international film festival, enlightening the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as documentaries and feature-lengths, focusing on the theme of “Global Issues”. It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and audiences around the world. Next edition to be held October 16 -19 , 2014
He also is sitting as Advisory Board Member at
The Bahamas International Film Festival
BIFF is dedicated to providing the local community and international visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world. The 11th edition of the Film Festival will be held on December 4 - 14, 2014. BIFF attracts enthusiastic local & international media coverage and continues to invite leading film professionals and distributors.
The International Film Festival Summit
IFFS 2014 // December 7-9 // Austin, TX
Founded in 2002, IFFS provides the only annual conference & symposium for film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festival operations.
ANIMAZE Montreal Animation International Film Festival
ANIMAZE International Animation Film Festival will screen animation features, shorts and experimental film. Industry conferences, panels and international co-productions will be facilitated. Workshops on the state of the art(s). Public film festival screening, panels and educational platform for children. A student film contest challenge from all graduate level animation film schools across the province of Quebec and Canada.
European Film Academy
A member of the Academy since 1990, he served as Board Member 2012 2013
Founded in 1988, the European Film Academy now unites 3,000 European film professionals with the common aim of promoting Europe’s film culture.
Every year, the various activities of the European Film Academy culminate in the ceremony of the European Film Awards which are presented jointly with EFA Productions gGmbH. In a total of 21 categories, among them European Film, European Director, European Actress and European Actor, the European Film Awards annually honour the greatest achievements in European cinema.
The awards ceremony takes place in Berlin every second year. In the other years, the Awards travel: London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Tallinn and Malta.
The 26th European Film Awards took place in Berlin on 7 December 2013. This year's 27th European Film Awards will take place in Riga on 13 December.
Académie des Cesar
A member since 1987.
The French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques is the institution that is dedicated to french films and those who make them and that organises this third route to recognition in France.
About Bruno Chatelin
My background: Business School, Ad Agencies, Distributor, and digital pioneer and entrepreneur.
Founder of filmfestivals.com Major Buzz Factory (Film marketing consulting) and Emotion Film Factory (film production)
Bruno Chatelin, french Business School HEC alumni, began his marketing career with the largest international Advertising Agencies: Publicis, DMM Masius and JWT, handling accounts such as Kellog’s, Unilever, Colgate Palmolive, Mars Foods, Mastercard...
Former film distributor
He started in 1985 working for Sony and UGC FOX in France (Marketing Director and Managing Director) he has launched over 200 films and has worked closely with key creative talents.
To name just a few: Claude Lelouch, Costa Gavras, Terry Giliam (3 films: Baron Munchausen, 12 Monkeys, Fisher King), Stephen Frears, Keneth Branagh, James Ivory (2: Remains of the Day), Francis Coppola (Dracula), Steven Spielberg (Hook), Woody Allen (3: Alice…), Sean Penn, Tom Hanks (3 Philadelphia…), Al Pacino, Scorsese, Michael Bay, Roland Emmerich but alsoSchwarzenegger (3: Total Recall, T2,), Stallone (4: Rambo 2/3, Cliffhanger… ), Van Damme (2) and many more.
After Sony he merged 20th Century Fox with UGC in 1995 and quickly put the company in the N° 2 position on the market
He co founded filmfestivals.com and fest21.com which regularly partner with the largest festivals (Cannes, Mifed, Toronto, Locarno, Venice…) and has serves over 4000 festivals worldwide and a community of 370 000 unique monthly visitors, and newsletter subscribers base of 115 000.
The company was one of VOD international pioneers (2001) and has opened a film and festival matchmaking community leading the way in many ways..
He runs a consulting boutique Major Buzz Factory
Specialized in online marketing for the entertainment (film, music mostly), websites design and animation and web 2.0 actions
Production company associate founder in Emotion Film Factory: “Emotion in Motion”
Producer of Ensemble (16 minutes short on the Imam from the Mosque de Paris) who saved 1600 Jews during WW2)by M. Fekrane) which won the Banlieuz’ Art top prize at 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
4 films in preproduction including Twisted directed by Enrique Gabriel, with Caterina Murino, Gael Garcia Bernal, Claudia Gerini, Gina Gershon, Martina Stella, Jordi Molla
In Talks with Vincent Gallo, Viggo Mortensen.
Marketing and Sales Agent consultant
I have been in charge of many film sales including Anton Chekhov’s The Duel by Donald Rosenfeld (Executive producer of The Tree of Life, Cannes Palme d’Or…), Sweet Mud, Late Fragment, Les Petites Vacances, Hats Off, Ensemble, Revolution by Rob Stewart…
Jury member in many important film events.
Jury President of Deir-el-Qamar short film festival in Lebanon
President and Producer of Fastrack 2005 Students International Short Film Competition in Cherbourg
Co Producer and co chair of the European Holywood Awards with Paula Wagner and Carlos de Abreu, Los Angeles
Jury member at several festivals Funchal, Festival Pris de Courts Paris, Fantasporto Porto, ECU, CINERGIA Lodz , Bahamas International Film Festival 2012, Regiofun Katowice 2013…
Panelist and moderator
Club Culture et Cinéma « Valorisation du cinéma d'auteur, indépendant, et du patrimoine cinématographique »
Cannes Festival 2004-2011 Producer of the “Future of Cinema Salon” series of panels
Cannes Short Film Corner : marketing independent film
Locarno Festival 2008 Producer of the “Future of Cinema Salon” series of panels”
Bahamas Film Festival Marketing, Distribution and Festivals
FAS Screen Training Ireland: Screen Leaders “Which business models”
Moderator and speaker at festival forums in Zombathely, Vilnius, Berlin...