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14 September 1977 |
Founder of CG Cinéma
Charles Gillibert (born 14 September 1977) is a French film producer.
Gillibert was born in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune. His parents were Michel Gillibert and Françoise Barquin; he is the brother of the actress Violaine Gillibert and Emmanuel Gillibert, the head of Eggs publicity agency.
In 1995 Gillibert and Nathanaël Karmitz founded the film production company NADA as well as the Kieslowski Award, producing around a hundred short films, art videos and documentaries, many of which were awarded in most of international film festivals.
In 2002, NADA merged with the MK2 group and Charles Gillibert launched MK2 Music, a label in the heart of the connection between music and moving images, facing new creative formats, giving rise to the first cinemix performances. MK2 Music has also produced modern dance performance films with artists such as William Forsythe directed by Thierry de Mey (One Flat Thing Reproduced), Merce Cunningham directed by Charles Atlas (Biped/Pondway) and Angelin Preljocaj by Olivier Assayas (Sonntags Abschied).
Beginning from 2006, Gillibert produced feature films for MK2 on an international scale, he produced more than fifteen feature films until 2013 within MK2 with authors/directors such as Gus Van Sant, Abbas Kiarostami, Walter Salles, Xavier Dolan, Olivier Assayas and Abdellatif Kechiche. Between 2010 and 2013 Charles Gillibert was a member of the MK2 management board . In January 2013, he created CG CINEMA, his own film production company internationally oriented and focused on directors development.
In 2013, Gillibert collaborated in the creation of the investment company Cinémaphore with Julie Gayet and François Pinault before being called by Centre National de la Cinématographie to sit at the Commission for reflection on the new French film financing models.
In 2014, CG CINEMA introduced its first production Clouds of Sils Maria by Olivier Assayas selected at the Cannes Film festival, then Eden by Mia Hansen-Løve selected at the Toronto International Film Festival and the company co-produced Desierto by Jonás Cuarón with Alfonso Cuarón.