b. 1986, HK.

The company

Kleio Films Ltd is a film and TV production company run by French producer Hélène Sifre, aiming at producing international,socially-relevant and hard-hitting content, with a particular focus on diverse, female talents and stories.

Hélène sifre - Producer

Following a BA in Political Science and an MA in Communications from Sciences-Po Paris, and two-years working in development for Fulldawa Films (My Old Lady), Hélène Sifre joined the Producing MA at the National Film and Television School. There, she assisted Christine Vachon during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival; and produced three short films that competed at festivals worldwide. FISHWITCH earned a nomination at the 44th Annie Awards, won the Verna Fields award at the Golden Reels and Best Student Film at the Irish Young Directors Awards; whilst Ferris & The Fancy Pigeon won the 2017 RTS Award for Best Postgraduate Drama. Hélène worked as executive assistant/junior business & production executive at Golden Globes-nominated company Filmwave (Sing Street). She then started her own company Kleio Films, under which she's been developing a wide-ranging slate of film and TV projects. In 2017, she produced a 360° Virtual Reality video for American company AMD, as well as BAFTA-winner Caroline Bartleet's second short film, The Bind, for BBC Films. Hélène also worked as assistant script editor for Pinewood TV/Twelve Town and has been providing coverage for the BFI, BBC Films, StudioCanal, Working Title, Anton Capital, STX Entertainment as well as French companies Quad films and Page 114. She was selected to read on the 2017 4Screenwriting Course. Since the start of 2018, Hélène has joined film & TV production company Braintrust as Development Executive but carries on developing her own slate of projects independently. In 2019, she took part in the Berlinale Talents lab as one of 250 emerging talent selected out of 3,400 applications.

For more information, please contact helene@kleiofilms.com.

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