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Melanie Chebance

Film Commisioner / Head of Production and Tax Rebate, French Film Commission


Melanie Chebance has been working at Film France since 2006. In 2013 she became Film Commissioner and head of Film France’s relations to production companies, French and non-French producers, with projects for France. Her work includes answering questions about financing – specifically on co-production and the tax rebate for international production, as well as on locations, permits and regulations, etc.

Melanie was trained in European and International Film Production at the German-French Atelier Ludwigsburg Paris (taught both at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg & la fémis) and holds a master’s degree in film studies from the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). She spent 7 years in Berlin and 4 in the UK, working alongside her studies for various projects, festivals and companies in the film industry.