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Principle Scout

Isabelle Fauvel, France 


After six years spent working at Flach Film where she co-produced several films, including Jean-Claude Lauzon's Leolo which entered into the 1992 Cannes Film Festival, Isabelle Fauvel founded Initiative Film in 1993.

Fauvel is the privileged interlocutor of writers, directors and producers, French and international, working along with them on a short-term or long-term scale.

Furthermore, with the team she established, Fauvel often scouts subjects. Taking advantage of a large database (newspapers extracts, web research, books), she provides ideas and conducts tailored researches making her a key partner for literary adaptation.

Her activities also include lessons, tutoring, conferences and creating ties between cinema and literature. She has contributed to the following programs as an expert : Thessaloniki's Crossroad, Sofia's Meeting), Istanbul's Meetings on the bridge, Namur Coproduction Forum… She is a regular trainer at La Sorbonne and acted out as a consultant for the French National Center of Cinema (CNC), the International Office of French Publishers (BIEF) and ACE. She is also a partner of the Torino Film Lab for the Adapt Film Lab, which she co-founded.

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