About us

Cercamon is a world sales company launched in 2014, headed by Sebastien Chesneau, a veteran in the film industry with almost 20 years in sales and acquisitions (in companies such as Celluloid Dreams, Rezo...). The company works on 6 to 8 films a year, among them Academy Awards' entry POP AYE (which won Screenwriting award in Sundance and top awards in Rotterdam and Zurich), Wayne Robert's KATIE SAYS GOODBYE which premiered at TIFF in 2016, Cannes Jury Prize winner THE HIGH SUN...

Here are some of the films Chesneau sold in his career: FROZEN RIVER (Courtney Hunt), CAMP X-RAY (starring Kristen Stewart), I KILLED MY MOTHER and HEARTBEATS (Xavier Dolan), 2 DAYS IN PARIS and 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK (Julie Delpy), ABOUT CHERRY (Stephen Elliott), BONSAI (Cristian Jimenez) RETURN (Liza Johnson), HONEYDRIPPER (John Sayles), MAGIC VALLEY (Jaffe Zinn), STARLET (Sean Baker), HOOKED (Adrian Sitaru), MADEMOISELLE CHAMBON and A FEW HOURS OF SPRING (Stéphane Brizé), PICCO (Philip Koch), THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD (Andy Bichlbaum), ALEXANDRA (Alexander Sokurov), XINGU (Cao Hamburger), PINOCCHIO (Enzo d'Alo), ABUSE OF WEAKNESS (Catherine Breillat), THE CHILD (Dardenne Brothers, Golden Palm Cannes 2005), THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED (Jacques Audiard, Competition Berlin 2005), FUNNY GAMES US (Michael Haneke, Sundance 2007), I'M NOT THERE (Todd Haynes, Competition Venice), ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW (Miranda July, Winner Sundance 2005), NOBODY KNOWS (Kore-Eda Hirokasu, Competition Cannes Film Festival 2004), CRIMSON GOLD (Jafar Panahi, Jury Prize Cannes 2003), ELECTION (Johnnie To, Competition Cannes 2005), GOODBYE BAFANA (Bille August, Competition Berlin 2007), FACTOTUM (Bent Hamer, Directors' Fortnight Cannes 2005), DARWIN'S NIGHTMARE (Hubert Sauper, Venice Film Festival 2004), THE MAGIC FLUTE (Kenneth Branagh, Venice Film Festival 2006), SAVAGE GRACE (Tom Kalin, Directors’ Fortnight Cannes Film Festival), PALINDROMES (Todd Solondz, Competition Venice 2004), KIRIKOU AND THE WILD BEASTS (Michel Ocelot, Special Presentation Cannes 2005), PARADISE NOW (Hany Abu-Assad, Berlin Film Festival 2005), DIG! (Ondi Timoner, Best Documentary Sundance 2004), ALLEGRO (Christoffer Boe, Venice Film Festival 2005), ANGEL (François Ozon, Competition Berlin Film Festival 2007), SON OF RAMBOW (Garth Jennings, Sundance Film Festival 2007), THE EDUKATORS (Hans Weingartner, Competition Cannes 2004)….