Anonymous Content and Federation Studios recently appointed Rosalie Cimino as managing director and producer, of Anonymous Federation, their recently launched joint Venture. Her new role will become effective 30th January. “We are so thrilled and lucky to have Rosalie on board at Anonymous/Federation to chart the path forward for us and this incredible partnership," Dawn Olmstead, CEO of Anonymous Content said."With Rosalie at the helm, I have no doubt we will create incredible compelling films and series that are authentic to local French audiences but also appeal to viewers on a global scale.”
Under her new role, Cimino will lead Anonymous/Federation in close relationship with Pascal Breton, Lionel Uzan and Patrick Wachsberger on behalf of Federation, and Dawn Olmstead, David Levine and David Davoli on behalf of Anonymous Content. Among several projects already underway, Rosalie is working on Veerle Baetens’s new film. The actress and director’s first movie, "When it melts," is currently in competition at Sundance in the World Drama category.
The executive will implement her knowledge to the Anonymous/Federation and her ability to identify new talents for the French joint venture co-created by premium European independent studio Federation Studios and visionary American media company Anonymous Content. Based in Paris, the production company aims to develop and produce premium television and film content, both in fiction and documentary, for local French and global audiences. “More than ever, we believe that the future belongs to the talents, and thisfruitful collaboration with Anonymous Content gives us the ability to get even closer to the best French and international showrunners and filmmakers," Lionel Uzan, MD Federation said. "Rosalie's experience, her relationships with the greatest talents of today and her ability to identify those of tomorrow are a great strength and we look forward to working together. “
Cimino served as a talent agent and partner at UBBA since 2010, after 8 years at Intertalent (François Samuelson). As an agent, Rosalie Cimino has managed the careers of confirmed talents and launched many of them, both in France and internationally, such as Matthias Schoenaerts, Mélanie Thierry, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Albert Dupontel, François-Xavier Demaison, Alexandra Lamy, Jérémie Guez, Coralie Fargeat, Anouk Grinberg, Nadine Labaki, Veerle Baetens, Hervé Hadmar, or more recently Agnès
Hurstel or Zita Hanrot. “I couldn't dream of better partners for this new chapter of my professional life," Rosalie Cimino, MD Anonymous Federation said. "Federation and Anonymous Content have always put talent and creativity at the very core of their productions, just like I did as an agent. I’m thrilled to benefit from this unique energy in the current audiovisual landscape, and to be able to put all my energy and my ability to carry out ambitious projects, at the service of Anonymous Federation.”
As part of Anonymous Content’s push to expand globally, Anonymous/Federation stands alongside the visionary media companies multiple international joint ventures including AC Nordic, AC Brazil and Chapter One in the UK, all overseen by Anonymous Content President of International, David Davoli. “Rosalie is the ideal partner for our joint venture with our friends at Anonymous Content. My colleagues and I are looking forward to building great success with her," Patrick Wachsberger, Chairman Picture Perfect Federation said.
We are so thrilled and lucky to have Rosalie on board at Anonymous/Federation to chart the path forward for us and this incredible partnership. With Rosalie at the helm, I have no doubt we will create incredible compelling films and series that are authentic to local French audiences but also appeal to viewers on a global scale.” Dawn Olmstead CEO of Anonymous Content