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Title:Programme Advisor, Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels
Name:Laurent Coulon
Country:France

Introduction

Former international reporter, Laurent Coulon was aspecialist of Central and Eastern Europe countries where he made a lot ofreports before and after the fall of Berlin Wall. He was special correspondent for French radio in Central Europe and in theBalkans between 1990 and 1995 and covered the break-up of former Yugoslavia.

Appointed Audiovisual Attaché in Czech Republic then in Spain in charge ofpromoting French audiovisual programs and films, he is one of the founders ofthe French Film Festival in Prague and developed a straight collaboration withKarlovy Vary and San Sebastian international Festivals.

In 2009, Laurent Coulon was appointed Director of Export Bureau for FrenchMusic in Berlin for Germany and Central Europe.

From 2013, Laurent Coulon is programme advisor and involved in theselection of films for the FIPA (Festival International de ProgrammesAudiovisuels in Biarritz (France)).