Director & Scriptwriter
Denis Delestrac is a French journalist, writer and award-winning director. Among his social-political and cultural documentaries are: “Human Rights”, shot in Israel, Colombia and Afghanistan, a powerful documentary that analyses how armed conflicts increasingly affect civilian communities and foster displacement; “The Mission to Educate” which examines the sustainability of the nomadic Nigerian tribes’ lifestyle; and“The Nomad Spirit” looks at how market economy has transformed Mongolian society. More recently, Delestrac contributed to the direction and writing of the award-winning large format blockbuster “Mystery of the Nile”. His first feature documentary, “PAX AMERICANA and the Weaponization of Space”, was selected in major international film festivals and acclaimed by the critics worldwide. Delestrac currently resides in Barcelona, Spain, where he runs Intrepido Films, a production company specializing in world-class documentaries.
Producer - Rappi Productions
Rappi Productions is a film production company created by Guillaume Rappeneau. The company is originally partnering with producer and director Charles-Antoine de Rouvre and joining talents with Société Ideo Clean, publisher of the prestigious monthly magazine Technikart. Guillaume Rappeneau comes from the media industry. He has managed the marketing and advertisement departments in La Cinq, Paris Match and Technikart. Strong with its experience an its team of highly talented journalists, Rappi Productions is specializing in creating high standard documentaries which observe, analyze and shed light on the most appealing facets of our society as literature, music, contemporary art, society, politics, new technology, urban trends, sociology, philosophy and fashion, and has produced documentaries for France 4, Jimmy, Planète, Vivolta, TCM, Paris Première, Téva and Arte.
Producer - La Compagnie des Taxi-Brousse
La Compagnie des Taxi-Brousse, based in Paris, is one of the ten leading French independent production companies, and produces contemporary, original concepts for audiences world-wide. It was founded in 1991 and it is now directed by Laurent Mini, Maurice Ribière and Karim Samaï.La Compagnie des Taxi-Brousse focuses on producing thoughtful, innovative and challenging yet highly accessible programs for television. Our projects are essentially documentaries, series, and magazines. Editorial choices are above all guided by the encounters we make, an impassioned outlook and our criterion is the distinctive quality of the projects. We have produced more than 325 documentaries, including a weekly series about prehistory and earth sciences. Its programs are aimed at the international market. La Compagnie des Taxi-Brousse has developed a strong experience in science, human adventures, art and history films. Compelling stories and cinematic vision is our philosophy, but we also focus on creating original, off-beat content which may combine fiction, documentary and multimedia technologies. Our dedication to quality has allowed us to build strong relationships with French and international broadcasters, including : Arte, France 2, France 3, France 5, RFO, RAI, CBC, Société Radio Canada, Canadian Broadcast Corporation, History Channel, Planète, BBC, Canal+, NHK, NOVA-WGBH, RTBF, SSR, ERT, Teleacnot, Télé-Québec, TVO-TFO, the Discovery Channel... Nominated five times at the Best French TV Producer Award, La Compagnie des Taxi-Brousse received the Jury’s Price in 2003.