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Jacques Akchoti

Jacques Akchoti

Script Consultant

EAVE on Demand Georgia 2012
EAVE on Demand Kosovo
EAVE on Demand Macedonia 2014
EAVE on Demand Ramallah 2013
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2010
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2011
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2012
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2013
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2014
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2015
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2016
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2017
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2018
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2019
Interchange 2010
Interchange 2011
Interchange 2012
Interchange 2013
Lagos 2014
PUENTES 2017
PUENTES 2018
PUENTES 2019

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After his studies at the NYU film school, Jacques Akchoti has worked in different areas of film production with directors such as R.Bresson, JJ. Beineix, L. Von Trier.

He then became a screenwriter, script consultant, and headed the development of many French and international films for cinema and television, which obtained selections and awards at major film festivals. Most recently, “A Screaming Man” by Haroun Mahamat Saleh, recipient of many awards, notably the Jury Prize at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

He has directed a feature film for television and written several screenplays. One of his latest script, “Don’t Look back”, a film by Marina De Van featuring Sophie Marceau and Monica Bellucci was part of the Official Selection of the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. 

Jacques has been teaching writing and directing at the Femis (National French Filmschool) since 1988 and has facilitated many international screenwriting and development workshops, among which EAVE, Sud Ecriture, DV8 films, Vision Cinema, Ekran, Interchange, Jerusalemn Film Lab, etc.


Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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