César 2022: 15 films supported by the Region in competition

The leading public funder of cinema after the National Center for Cinema and Animated Image (CNC) and France Télévisions, the Île-de-France Region will, as every year, be well represented at the 2022 César awards.

Caesar 2022 : 11 fiction, 3 documentaries and 1 animated film supported

15 films having been supported by the Region will be in competition during the ceremony scheduled for February 25, 2022 at the Olympia, in Paris (9th), and broadcast on Canal+:

  • 11 fictions,
  • 3 documentaries,
  • 1 animated movie.

All together, they total:

  • 39 nominations for the César 2022.

These films are for the most part beneficiaries of the Cinema Support Fund (i.e. regional subsidies repayable when commercial exploitation proves to be profitable) and, for 2 of them, of Aid after realization. Aid all accompanied by an obligation of filming or post-production time in Île-de-France and to employ Ile-de-France residents.

César 2022: the 15 films supported by the Region and their 39 nominations

Here is the detail (by decreasing number of nominations):

  • 15 nominations for Illusions lost, by Xavier Giannoli (fiction) :

    2 x Best Supporting Actress (Cécile de France and Jeanne Balibar) • 2 x Best Supporting Actor (Vincent Lacoste and Xavier Dolan) • Best Female Hope (Salomé Dewaels) • Best Male Hope (Benjamin Voisin) • Best Film • Best Editing • Best Sound • Best Direction • Best Adaptation • Best Cinematography • Best Costumes • Best Sets • Best Visual Effects

Support funds and bonuses: 490,000 euros (to Curiosa Films).

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Palme d’Or in Cannes.

Support fund: 330,000 euros (to Kazak Productions).

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Golden Lion in Venice.

Support funds and bonuses: 330,000 euros (to Rectangle Productions).​​​​​

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Support fund: 180,000 euros (to Easy Tiger).

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Support funds and bonuses: 530,000 euros (to VVZ Production).

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Support fund: 330,000 euros (to Films du Kiosque).

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Support fund: 162,000 euros (to Partizan Films).

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​Support fund: 256,000 euros (to Nord-Ouest Productions).

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  • 1 nomination for Gagarin, by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh (fiction) :

    Best First Film

Support fund: 297,500 euros (to Haut et Court).

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  • 1 nomination for France, by Bruno Dumont (fiction) :

    Best Actress (Lea Seydoux)

Support funds and bonuses: 374,000 euros (to 3B Productions).

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  • 1 nomination for human things, by Yvan Attal (fiction) :

    Best adaptation

Support fund: 352,000 euros (to Curiosa Film).

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  • 1 nomination for The Summit of the Gods, by Patrick Imbert (animator) :

    Best Animated Film

Support fund: 400,000 euros (to Julianne Films).

  • 1 nomination for Gallant Indias, by Philippe Béziat (documentary) :

    Best Documentary Film

Support fund: 70,000 euros (to Films Pelléas).

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  • 1 nomination for The End of Kings by Rémi Brachet (documentary) :

    Best Documentary Short


Assistance after production to Joséphine Mourlaque and Antoine Salomé.

  • 1 nomination for Maalbeek, by Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis (documentary) :

    Best Documentary Short

Help after production to Lionel Massol, Pauline Seigland, Jules Reinartz and Maxence Voiseux.

► More info on the César website: www.academie-cinema.org

The Region has devoted 25 million euros to cinema-audiovisual in 2021

In 2021, the Region increased its support for cinema and the audiovisual sector to preserve the diversity of creation and employment: the budget devoted to this rose from 22 million euros in 2020 to 25 million euros. euros.

This support massively concerns production, but it also goes from writing to exhibition, including image education.

Thus, in 2021:

  • 30 screenwriters were helped in their writing project (for a total of 500,000 euros),
  • 56 cinema films and 47 creations for television (series, single TV films, documentaries, animation) were supported at the production stage (17.5 million euros),
  • 39 short and feature films were helped in the finalization/post-production stage (1 million euros),
  • 51 events and film networks in the Ile-de-France region were accompanied,
  • 50,000 high school students and apprentices in the Ile-de-France have followed image education (see For Paris and for the rest of Île-de-France).

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César 2022: 15 films supported by the Region in competition