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Create dialogue between the creators and the industries of both countries


Founded in 1996, the Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) is a unique partnership with the French Authors, Composers and Publishers’ Society (SACEM) and the two American guilds, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW), joined by the Motion Picture Association (MPA).

Its president is Cécile Rap-Veber, Sacem CEO and its honorary president, Costa-Gavras.







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TAFFF 2024 Off we go!

The Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) announced on 01/31 that The American French Film Festival (TAFFF) will hold its 28th annual edition and awards competition October 29-November 3 at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood and will showcase premieres of French film and television series as well as industry panels for US and international distributors and the public.
Anatomy of a triumph
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Anatomy of a Fall’s five Oscar nominations are the result of a masterful roll-out strategy in the United States. How can both its success and those nominations be explained? François Truffart, Executive Producer and Artistic Director of TAFFF, The American French Film Festival in Los Angeles, provides some insights. “The moment the film was honored […]
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A music lesson please!
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Take away a film’s soundtrack and it’s never the same. Stéphane Lerouge won’t tell you otherwise. An undisputed reference in musicology, a master of soundtracks, an expert in musical excavations and archives… do we really need to introduce him? This passionate man pays tribute to film composers, and through them, shows us how to hear […]
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A look back at the TAFFF 2022 prize-winners
The American French Film Festival awards ceremony was held in Paris at Sacem on Wednesday, November 02, 2022. Representatives of the winning works came to 34 for 9 trophies – that’s how much they wanted them! Feature films, series, TV movies, documentaries, short films, etc. 9 trophies were awarded to the winning teams in front […]
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Don’t cut ! Michel Hazanavicius reflects on his latest film
Tafff talk
Every year, TAFFF is an opportunity for Directors to talk about their films in selection. First guest of the TAFFF Talk collection: Michel Hazanavicius. Michel Hazanavicius has made a name for himself thanks to an eclectic filmography, some of whose opuses have met with immense critical and public success. These include the OSS 117 saga […]
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