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AIMING FOR LAMOTTE-BEUVRON opened a festival !

On October 6th, the documentary AIMING FOR LAMOTTE-BEUVRON about the French horseriding Championship, directed by Eric Le Roch and produced by Avalon, opened the Human and Animal Film Festival, and was warmly welcomed.


Avalon celebrates its 30th anniversary!

Let’s take a day off and stop looking forward just for a moment, and take time to measure the accomplishments, adventures and relationships built over the last thirty years.


Shorts to make you Happy to be screened in Paris

The later season of the SHORTS TO MAKE YOU HAPPY Film Program will be presented as part of Paris Court Devant film festival on Saturday 14 January at 6pm.  For a spoonful of family quality time, music and laughter.


Post-production is completed for the Grand Lyon film

L'INTIME ET LA CONFIANCE, a short fiction produced by Avalon and directed by Franck Lebon for the Metropole of Lyon is now available on YouTube.


Avalon is shooting in Lyon

Avalon is now shooting in Lyon a short fiction dedicated to thanking care-takers for the elderly and the disabled. See you in a few weeks on YouTube to watch the result.


Follow us on Instagram !

We are coming to Instagram ! You can now follow all our news on our account @lesfilmsdavalon.


New season of the Shorts to Make you Happy at the Festival International Music & Cinema in Marseille

Come and have a good time discovering the new season of the Shorts to Make You Happy at the Festival International Music & Cinema in Marseille on Saturday, April 9 at 4pm in the Artplexe 4, 6 and 7.


Shorts to Make you Happy Online !

Don't miss Shorts to Make you Happy : online edition. This year, (re)discover the best of previous editions from the comfort of your own contained home. Everyday, a new film is available for free and then on demand the next day.


Updates on Le Grand Ecart

Our new TV series project LE GRAND ECART written by Sophie Maurer and Gabriel Puertas has been granted the CNC innovation fund and the Beaumarchais-SACD writing fund.


Parisian screening for Shorts to Make you Happy

The latest edition of SHORTS TO MAKE YOU HAPPY will be projected at Le Court Nous Tient Festival. The screening will be held on June 16th, 7pm at Le Club de L’Etoile (Paris 17ème).


Kicking off the 13th season of Shorts to Make You Happy at Aubagne Festival

Great turnout for the three screenings of the latest edition of SHORTS TO MAKE YOU HAPPY at Aubagne Film Festival. Among the selection was “Pile Poil” – a short comedy by Lauriane Escaffre and Yvonnick Muller (see photo).


Live from the South-West of France

Bons vivants from and the Avalon team are currently developing a series on local cuisine called SALUT LES BONS VIVANTS. The pilot will naturally be shot in the South West of France – in a couple of weeks.


Season 8 of Locker-room on France 2

Season 8 of our series LOCKER ROOM will be aired on France 2 starting saturday September 1st with two episodes each saturday at 8h45 pm.   
(on the picture : Théo Curin, world swimming vice-champion & actor in the show).


Modibo's Hat is being edited in Burkina Faso

Editing of the comedy MODIBO'S HAT, directed by Boubakar Diallo and coproduced by Avalon, Orange Studio & les Films du Dromadaire, is in full swing in Burkina Faso. Next step : mixing and colour-timing in Paris.


Lauch of the 2018 Shorts to Make you Happy program

The 2018 edition of Shorts to Make you Happy began in March. Starting March 16th, a dozen screenings are planned in several cities of France and a special session is in preparation for 21st of June music festival.


End of shooting for Modibo's Hat

The shooting of the feature film Modibo's Hat, directed by Boubakar Diallo and coproduced in France and Burkina Faso has just ended. Post production will take place both in France and in Burkina Faso.


The program Short films which makes you happy 2017 in Paris Courts Devant festival

The program SHORTS TO MAKE YOU HAPPY 2017 will be screened during the 13th edition of the festival Paris Courts Devant. Rendez-vous on Sathurday, November 18th at 4 p.m in François Mitterrand Library in Paris. 


First day of shooting for Modibo's Cap

Filming of the French-Burkinabe feature film MODIBO'S HAT, written and directed by Boubakar Diallo began today, November 9th in Burkina Faso. It's a Franco-Burkinabe coproduction between Avalon, Orange Studio and les Films du Dromadaire.


Season 7 of Locker-room on France 2

Season seven of our series Locker Room will be aired on France 2 every friday and saturday, starting friday September 1st at 8h50 pm and will last until june 2018.


Vestiaires : the backstory

Following the shooting of Vestiaires Season 7, the 'Magazine de la Santé' on France 5 will air a special documentary dedicated to how Vestiaires first came to be. With interviews and backstories. On the 4th of July, France 5, 13:30.


The program Short films which makes you happy 2017 launched in Aubagne

The 2017 edition of the free hand "The shorts that make happy" was presented during Aubagne music and cinema festival. Smiling Public at the appointment. 


3 New shorts films available

End of post-production for the last three shorts films of 2016: Le Porte-Clefs by Caroline Pascal, Tijuana Tales by Jean-Charles Hue and 9.58 by Louis Aubert. 










The Highway Song

Postproduction is over for our TV musical.

Directed by Franck Lebon and Vincent Burgevin, it has now gained an ultimate title : THE HIGHWAY SONG. P

remiere tonight for ARTE, to be followed by public scrennings next september, and on-air brodcasting in 2013...


Vestiaires gets its Trophy

Tuesday night at Palais Brongniart, VESTIAIRES won the TV Revelation Trophy, voted by a jury of professionnals gathered by the magazine Le Film Français. The crew went to photocall with both Intouchables (Premium Trophy) and Angèle et Tony (Cinema Revelation Trophy).


Production is starting for KLAUS

TOM and BRUNO, who wrote and directed the short film JEAN-FRANCOIS, and also designed the animation for VESTIAIRES, are starting work on a new short film, KLAUS.

KLAUS has been presold to Arte, and will be produced by both Avalon and Cube Creative Computers.


Starting today, France 2 will broadcast an episode of Vestiaires everyday, first at 13:50 after the midday news, then again just before the night news.

Episodes will be on line immediately, both on France 2 website and on dailymotion.

Check that link




Courts Devant Short Film Festival

GROOVE YOUR LIFE has been selected by Courts Devant short Film Festival, and will be screened in the music programm.

The festival is also screening SHORTS TO MAKE YOU HAPPY, a selection of international short films by Philippe Braunstein,

intent on offering, each in its own singular way, a spark of happiness.


Vestiaires first season shot

It's a green light for VESTIAIRES (THE LOCKER ROOM).

First Season will start shooting on Septembe 1st in Aubagne, that is 23 episodes, two minutes each. Produced by Sophie Deloche for Astharte and Philippe Braunstein for Avalon, presold to France Televisions with funding from Center of the Cinema, the first season will be directed by Franck Lebon and Vincent Burgevin, with screeplays from Adda Abdelli and Fabrice Chanut.


The Locker Room

Shooting the pilots of our shorts series VESTIAIRES took place in Aubagne (south of France) early march.

The series deals with handisport with both cunning and humour, AND is supported by SACD-Beaumarchais and the City of Aubagne.