DONTEN & LACROIX FILMS - Polish film production company created in 2006 by Maria Blicharska and Monika Sajko-Gradowska, with two offices: in Warsaw and Paris, created with the aim to produce films of high value for international audience and provide film production services in different countires in the world.
As an a service production company, we are specialised in international shooting and we provide quality shooting services around the world:
- location scouting
- international casting
- local crew hiring
- set design and construction
- equipment rental negociation
- shooting logistic (food and accommodation, transport, etc.)
We have worked for acclaimed worldwide know organizations and production houses.
Among our partners are:
- Shoah S. Spielberg Fundation, USA
- June Beallor Production, USA
- Conspiracao Entretenimento, Brasil
- Versus Productions, Belgium
Specialised in international coproductions/international shootings
Polish-French film producer, selected producer on the Move 2017. Born in Poland, currently based in Paris, Maria started to work in the film industry in 2002 as line producer for independent European companies in Poland, France as well as for tv channels such as ARTE, SWR, Canal+ Poland, TVP, TVN.
She has been involved in over 35 film projects (feature, documentary and animation) acclaimed at international film festivals.
Working for Margaret Menegoz in the famous French production house Les Films du Losange, she had an opportunity to collaborate on films of European directors such as A.Wajda, M.Haneke, A.Riahi. She has also worked for American directors such as Jessica Sanders, Andrzej Krakowski, Renny Harlin and awarded American producers.
She graduated from Culture Management and Literature in Jagiellonian University, European Management School IECS in Strasbourg, La Fémis in France, Filmakademie Baden-Wurtemberg in Germany and Film School in Poland.
Fellow of Nipkow Programm in Berlin, Member of the jury of international film festivals, Expert in film funds, Chairwoman of French-Polish Meetings, Member of the European Producers Networks : EURODOC, EAVE , EP2C, Atelier Paris-Ludwigsburg, the German-French Filmacademy and European Film Academy, she also works as Professor/Speaker at Film Schools in Paris.