Magazine article Screen International

Nicolas Eschbach Launches Indie Sales

Magazine article Screen International

Nicolas Eschbach Launches Indie Sales

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EXCLUSIVE : Former TF1 sales chief plans annual 12-picture slate.

Former TF1 sales and acquisitions chief Nicolas Eschbach [pictured] is joining forces with producer Eric Névé to launch a new international sales and co-production company called Indie Sales.

"We plan to distribute around 12 films per year. The first three years of acquisitions will be entirely financed by private fund Axone Invest," explained Eschbach, referring to French audiovisual investment specialist.

"The focus will be on diverse, independent films from around the world with strong commercial potential," added Eschbach.

Recent Axone investments include season two of Tom Fontana's Borgia and Benoît Jacquot's Farewell, My Queen.

Eschbach quit his position as sales chief at Paris-based sales powerhouse TF1 International - where he sold titles such as Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose and Prachya Pinkaew's The Protector - just before Cannes last year. …

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