Nicolas Leprêtre, French, cofounded Paris based Georges Films in 2015 with Raphaël Alexandre. This production company is dedicated to developing fiction for film, television and new media with the desire to discover and nurture new and experienced directors from around the world. Before that, Nicolas worked for eight years at Sombrero Films as a production executive for feature films and as a producer of numerous short films including La vie parisienne (Prix Jean Vigo) and A Whore and a Chick, both of which were nominated for a César. In 2016, he produced Mare Nostrum, a short film by Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf, which has been selected in over 70 festivals, including Sundance and Dubai, has won 24 international prizes, and is on the short-list for Best Short Film at the French Academy Cesar Awards in 2018. Nicolas is currently developing two feature films, including The Translator, Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf’s first feature film.