France - 15 | 11 | 1975
With a diploma from HEC Business School, INALCO (B.A. in Chinese), Paris X (B.A in Philosophy) and Paris II (LLM in Literary and Artistic Copyright Law), Mathilde Henrot worked 8 years for MK2 as Director of Sales, also handling acquisitions. In 2010, together with Alessandro Raja, she founded Festival Scope Pro, the benchmark online service for film professionals allowing them to watch on demand films from more than 80 of the most prestigious international film festivals. Festival Scope, launched by the duo in 2016, focuses on festivals’ catch up screenings for an audience of film lovers worldwide. She founded also Maharaja Films, a production company with a line up including The Strife of Love in a Dream directed by Camille Henrot, recipient of the Biennale Silver Lion in 2013 for Grosse Fatigue; Smugglers’ Songs directed by Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Jean Vigo Prize in 2011, Locarno Official Competition 2011 and as French co-producer: Alps directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, Venice Official Competition 2011 – Best Screenplay. Since 2012, she also programs for the Sarajevo Film Festival.