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Film France, a state-funding agency (supported by the CNC) in charge of promoting France, is the first stop for foreign production companies and individuals preparing to film in France.

A network of 41 local film commissions throughout the country offers free information on locations, crews, labour rates and facilities.

Film France provides assistance with contacting appropriate agencies regarding immigration/work permits and filming permits, as well as information regarding labour rates, studio facilities, post-production facilities and suppliers. Nowhere else in Europe will you find such a large diversity of locations combined with a highly skilled workforce.

Film France also provides information about coproduction opportunities in France and assists foreign producer who want to apply for the TRIP (Tax Rebate for International Production).

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  Release of feature TAMASHA in India Nov 27th
From our shoot in Corsica...

What happens in Corsica... here for you to see... Hope you enjoy this wonderful place in this video.

Posted by Imtiaz Ali on Monday, 23 November 2015
Film France is thrilled by the Indian release of the film TAMASHA, which shot 16 days in Corsica in 2014!

Directed by Imtiaz Ali, starring huge Ranbir Kapoor & Deepika Padukone, TAMASHA is the first Indian film to get the TRIP and spend more that 1M€ on eligible expenses in France. Corsica Film Office assisted the production services company "ifilmfrance" to organize the shoot in Corsica and the film, featuring picturesque locations was even able to tap into the Corsican Film Fund, a premiere for a non-French movie.

The film shot in the touristic and beautiful towns of Bastia, Bonifacio and Calvi and one dance scene was filmed on a town square with more than 570 local extras! Composer A.R. Rahman wrote songs that mixed the polyphonic & traditional music of Corsica - a.o. local band A FILETTA - with Indian music.

Film France is looking forward to seeing the result on the big screen! Film will open on Dec 5th in France.


A Young Indian girl finds herself in big trouble when she loses her bag full of possessions in the French island of Corsica. No one but this young backpacker from the same country understands her position. He helps her, he is kind to her. They have to stick together till she receives her new passport and some money. However like all good times this has to come to an end too eventually. She says goodbye and leaves Corsica behind but his memory never quite escapes her... Four years on she tries to find him. He's not the same person anymore. What will happen remains to be seen.

  Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 2, filmed in France

Key locations in greater Paris region convinced the production to come film in France.

Film France and the Seine-Saint-Denis Film Commission accompanied the production services company Peninsula Film to host the filming of Hunger Games in France in 2013. The Lionsgate sequel also benefited from the TRIP (Tax Rebate for International Production). Film France is an official advisor for TRIP applications for the CNC.

The results of location scouting by Philip Messina, production designer, led the film crew to shoot 17 days in France. The film used as locations two jewels of neoclassical architecture of the seventies and eighties located in Noisy-le-Grand in Seine-Saint-Denis: Ricardo Bofill's "Abraxas of the Palacio"and the "Arènes de Picasso" designed by Manolo Nunez- Yanowsky. The two building complexes are seen during the civil war scenes that take place in the wealthy districts in the movie.

Filming also took place in a central square in Ivry-Sur- Seine - in the immediate south east of Paris, where Studio Kremlin (a 2600sqm - 28000sqft- facility) hosted the costumes team for dressing hundreds of extras. The interior scenes were also filmed in the studios of Bry-sur-Marne.

  Paris - Nov. 16th, 2015