About Us

Playtime is committed to amplifying diverse voices around the world.

Playtime is a Paris-based hybrid finance, venture investment, and international sales company active since 1997 and committed to amplifying diverse voices around the world.

Playtime is known for the quality of its artistic choices and dedication to innovative content. Recent successes include SON OF SAUL (2016 Oscar Winner), 120 BPM (Grand Prix, Cannes 2018), BY THE GRACE OF GOD (Silver Bear, Berlin 2019).

As a director-driven entity we pride ourselves in working with directors such as Céline Sciamma, Jacques Audiard, François Ozon, Robin Campillo, Naomi Kawase, Rithy Panh, Bertrand Bonello, László Nemes, Claire Denis, Raoul Peck, Olivier Assayas and many more to be discovered.
We consider diversity to be an essential element of the stories we wish to see blossom and the enterprises we help to fund. Our approach reflects the wish of audiences, as well as elevating new diverse creative voices.

In addition to its Paris office, the Playtime Group includes three highly specialized sales/financing companies: Films Boutique in Berlin, Be For Films in Brussels and Film Constellation in London/Los Angeles.

Playtime Group is also an active producer, under the Playtime Production banner, of films such as GOOD NIGHT MOMMY (expected 2021), GUEST OF HONOUR (Atom Egoyan, 2019), SUNSET (László Nemes, 2018), and has recently set up a television financing arm for international series while strengthening its capital relationships with independent producers.

Playtime Team