Valentina Novati



Valentina Novati was born in Paris in 1981. After a postgraduate qualification in History and Semiology at Paris VII, she began a PhD while simultaneously working as an intern for Les Production Bagheera. Subsequently, she became head of development and production for Bagheera. She has developed Helena Klotz’s first feature, as well as Eva Ionesco’s (My little Princess, Cannes 2010). In 2010, she created with several partners, a production and book publishing company called Independencia.  She has produced No Comment, a film by André S. Labarthe, broadcast on the Cine+ channel, as well as Luc Moullet’s Catherine Breillat - la première fois (Brive Festival 2012, NYFF 2012). She has also produced La Cause et l’Usage directed by Dorine Brun et Julien Meunier, which was awarded two prizes at the last Cinéma du Réel Festival. She’s finishing the first feature film by famous photographer Antoine d’Agata (pre-purchased by ARTE France, La Lucarne) and developing the first feature film by Christelle Lheureux, as well as the first feature film by Mari Alessandrini (Cinéfondation 2011).  

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