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Next Partners


BpifranceLa French Touch 

Bpifrance, Bank of public investment, confidence partner of entrepreneurs, finances businesses from the seed phase to transfer to stock exchange listing, through loans, guarantees and equity.

Bpifrance accompanies firms in their innovation projects and international activities. Bpifrance also insures their export activity through a large range of products. But to be the bank of entrepreneurs means as well to offer a tangible support to accelerate their growth and enables them to build a 360°view for their firms. Thus, Bpifrance has developed a range of services: consulting missions, training days, networking and acceleration programs.

Among the many stakes at play in Bpifrance, the Cultural and Creative Industries sector holds a very special place. It’s a strategic priority for Bpifrance through the implementation of a dedicated plan, Plan Touch, which echoes La French Touch’s community of entrepreneurs. This community aims to bring together the creative talents from the Fashion, Video Games, Editing, Visual Arts and Lifestyle, Music and Performance, and of course, the Cinema and Audiovisual industry.

Next Wave 

NEXT WAVE is a 9-month professional training program and creative incubator run by the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB).

It helps next-generation professionals from around the globe rethinking strategies for future audience engagement, marketing, sales, distribution, exhibition, and curatorship work.

Samsung Next

Samsung Next invests in the boldest and most ambitious founders. Our team focuses broadly on the technology areas of AI, blockchain, fintech, healthtech, infrastructure, and mediatech, but invests opportunistically in founders pursuing the imagined and impossible.


InterDigital unites wireless and video communication into one of the world’s largest pure research, innovation and licensing companies.

We invent the technologies that make life boundless. With nearly 300 engineers worldwide, our research has impact — mobile technologies that underpin smartphones, global standards for new networks and services, and video technologies and AI solutions that set the foundation for the most immersive experiences.


Usheru is a film marketing and analytics company focused on connecting content to audiences through smart and long-term relationships.

Powering a data-led approach, usheru helps companies go direct-to-consumer by collecting first-party data and using analytics to obtain key insights on consumer behavior.

The company supports a wide range of global partners such as distributors, national film bodies, studios, cinemas, exhibitors and producers, boosting their audience reach, ticket sales and home entertainment views.


Artinii is a cloud-tech driven media enterprise providing revolutionary point-to-point solutions for secure digital distribution of audio-visual content.

The DaaS (Distribution as a Service) launch products represent the core of Artinii’s business and fulfill the company’s goal to simplify the distribution process, broaden films target audiences, and make it easier for filmmakers, producers, distributors, agents and IP owners to reach audiences worldwide.

Utilizing advanced digital distribution technology, Artinii also powers a new online marketplace for public screenings enhanced by cutting edge content protection features.

In 2021, Artinii introduced a solution for Hybrid Festivals giving festival organizers and programmers total control over the offline, as well as online, editions of their festivals from one central programming dashboard.


Largo provides data-driven intelligence to the audio-visual industry with the proprietary technologies that show the recipes to success.

Largo’s powerful AI engine has a cognitive pattern understanding system from video, audio, and text.

The system converts these cognitive patterns to meaningful insights for the movie producers, writers and distributors. – The Gallery is the universal interactive storytelling toolkit designed by a team with deep knowledge and expertise of TV and Film production workflows. At its heart is a magically simple creative-friendly web application which lets you plan, produce and publish interactive video stories and games.

Launched in May 2020 and already being used by top TV and film production companies on pitches for streaming platforms, provides an affordable Saas product for independent video producers globally.

Paul Raschid is currently one of the world’s most prolific interactive filmmakers. In 2020, his interactive thriller ‘The Complex’ was released in April and was followed by interactive rom-com ‘Five Dates’ in November which Paul wrote and directed wholly in lockdown and filmed entirely over Zoom. ‘The Gallery’ is the first instalment of his interactive series titled INTERACTIVISIONS, a 4.5 hour interactive film created using’s ground-breaking platform, which lets producers plan, edit and publish interactive films and video games as part of a regular film production workflow, letting the creator focus on the storytelling and putting all the budget on screen, not into the tech.


Tixter is a fintech company, an ecosystem who brings investments into the movie industry.

With the highest technology available, from blockchain, to cryptos, to artificial intelligence, we boost both production and distribution.