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 and coproduce films of high value for international audience and provide film production services in different countires in the world. We are specialised in international shooting with foreign crews!
As an a service production company, we provide quality shooting services for international shooting 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 Production, Belgium
Specialised in international coproductions/international shootings
Polish-French film producer, co-founder of Donten & Lacroix Film since 2006. 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 30 projects (feature, documentary and animation) awarded in international film festivals.
Working for Margaret Menegoz in the famous French production house Les Films du Losange, she collaborated on films of internationally acclaimed European directors, such as A.Wajda, M.Haneke, A.Riahi. She has also worked for American directors : Jessica Sanders, Andrzej Krakowski, Renny Harlin and American producers : Leslie Wilson or Academy Awarded June Beallor.
She graduated from Culture Management and Literature in Jagiellonian University, European Management School IECS in Strasbourg, La Femis 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 and the German-French Filmacademy and Professor/Speaker at Film Schools in Paris such as ESRA and La Fémis.