5 May 2016


Marianne Dumoulin began her career as production assistante with Gilles Sandoz and Yvon Davis, in CDN Productions (France), wich produced such feature films as “Dieu vomit les tièdes” by Robert Guediguian, “Rei Dom ou la légende des kreuls” by Jean-Claude Gallotta, or “Paris Nord” a documentary by Jacques Bonnafé.
She started working for JBA in 1992. Here, in Jacques Bidou’s company, she was in charge of many films, including Maria de Medeiros’ “April Captains” (Official selection Cannes 2000), Raoul Peck’s “Lumumba” (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 2000), Rithy Panh’s “One evening after the war” (Official selection Cannes 1998), Teresa Villaverde’s “The mutants” (Official selection Cannes 1998), Ramadan Suleman’s “Fools” (Locarno 1997), plus Merzak Allouache’s “Hey cousin!” (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 1996) and “Bab el oued city” (Official selection Cannes 1994) as well as about ten documentaries including “Gog, dollar, flag and dog” by Robert Bozzi (Lussas 2005), “Paris taxi” by Robert Bozzi (Competition Locarno 2002), “Voyages, voyages : Madrid” by Patricio Guzman, “Justice” by Olivier Ballande (First Prize Nyon 1998) and also “Our friends at the bank” by Peter Chappell.
In 1999, she became producer.
Since then, Jacques and Marianne have produced two feature films by Marc Recha “Pau and his brother” (Competition Cannes 2001) and “Where is madame Catherine?” (Official Selection Cannes 2003), “A piece of sky” by Bénédicte Liénard (Official Selection Cannes 2002), “Feathers in my head” by Thomas de Thier (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 2003), “Salvador Allende” by Patricio Guzman (Out of Competition Cannes 2004), “Zulu love letter” by Ramadan Suleman (Official Selection Venice 2004), “Salt of this sea” by Annemarie Jacir (Official Selection Cannes 2008), “Salamandra” by Pablo Agüero (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 2008), “Face” by Tsai Ming-Liang (Competition Cannes 2009), “Corpo Celeste” by Alice Rohrwacher (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 2011), “The repentant” by Merzak Allouache (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 2012),”A respectable family” by Massoud Bakhshi (Directors’ Fortnight Cannes 2012), “Virgem Margarida” by Licinio Azevedo (Toronto), “Carne de perro” by Fernando Guzzoni (Best Film San Sebastian New Directors), “Stray Dogs” by Tsai Ming-Liang, (Grand Prix du Jury Venice Film Festival 2013 and “The Rooftops” by Merzak Allouache, in competition at the Venice film festival 2013, “Cain’s children” by Marcell Gero, competition at the San Sebastan Film Festival 2014, “Rising voices” by Bénédicte Liénard and Mary Jimenez and “Eva doesn’t sleep” by Pablo Agüero selection at Toronto 2015 and in competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival 2015, in 2016 “Soweto, time of wrath” documentary directed  by young south african filmmakers, “Jesus” by Fernando Guzzoni, Toronto 2016 an in competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival, in 2017 “Duty” (Wajib) by Annemarie Jacir (Palestine) in competition at the Locarno Film Festival and Toronto. Cannes 2018, “Donbass” by Sergei Loznitsa (opening of “Un certain Regard” in Cannes 2019 and in 2020 “Yalda, a night for forgiveness” by Massoud Bakhshi (Grand Jury Prize at Sundance), “Sow the wind” by Danilo Caputo (Panorama Berlin).
In addition to the full fiction feature schedule, JBA Production has kept producing one or two documentaries each year, such as “Flowers in the mirror, Moon in the water” by François Lunel (Taiwan 2009), “Heureux qui connut Nice” de Robert Bozzi (2009), “L’énergumène” by Jean-Loïc Portron (2010).


EAVE 1999
Eurodoc from 2002 to 2019
Docmed 2011, 2012
MedFilmFactory (Tunisie) 2012
Master 2, Atelier de production DEMC (Paris) 2012
Grandes Écoles, métiers Producteur (Paris) 2011
Femis 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2010
Primi/MEDIA (Marseille) 2010
Les Etats Généraux Master Production Lussas 2008
MedFilmFactory (Jordan) 2017