Playtime is an international sales, financing, production company working with high profile directors.
Playtime is known for the quality of its artistic choices and dedication to innovative content. Our approach reflects the wish of audiences, as well as elevating visionary creative voices. Recent successes include ABOUT DRY GRASSES (Best Actress, Cannes 2023), BY THE GRACE OF GOD (Silver Bear, Berlin 2019), 120 BPM (Grand Prix, Cannes 2017), SON OF SAUL (2016 Oscar Winner).
As a director-driven entity we pride ourselves in partnering with talents such as François Ozon, Jacques Audiard, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Céline Sciamma, Robin Campillo, Naomi Kawase, Rithy Panh, László Nemes, Raoul Peck, Olivier Assayas, Leos Carax among many others. Similarly, we have always kept a cinephile spirit to our activity and take great pride and care of our classic library which constitutes nearly half of our 800 titles.
In addition to its Paris office, the Playtime Group includes three international highly specialized sales/financing companies: Films Boutique in Berlin, Be For Films in Brussels and Film Constellation in London. Since July 2023, the Playtime Group is part of the European studio Vuelta.
The Playtime Group is also an active producer, under the Playtime Production banner, (GOODNIGHT MOMMY - Matt Sobel, 2022, GUEST OF HONOUR - Atom Egoyan, 2019, SUNSET - László Nemes, 2018), as well as under independent labels such as Parallel 45, Elementary, 27Tribe and Constellation Production.
Paul de Beco
Managing Director, Acquisitions, Sales & Affiliates
Festivals, PR & Sales
Managing Director, Corporate Development, Sales & Acquisitions
Managing Director, International Production & Affiliates
Director of Servicing & Post-production Playtime Group
Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Business Affairs Executive
Administration & Office Management
Managing Director, Production, Sales & Acquisitions
Head of Finance & Business Affairs