UDI – URBAN DISTRIBUTION INTERNATIONAL
(ex-UMedia) presents international arthouse films by promising young filmmakers and renowned directors whose films distinguish themselves through innovation and originality. Since its creation in 2004 by Frédéric Corvez, UDI has always been driven by the same goal: bring quality cinema to the largest audience possible on every continents.
RCS BOBIGNY 452 852 197
SAS au capital de € 45000
President and Founder
Frédéric Corvez started his career at Equinoxe (Sony Pictures Intl and Canal +) where he was in charge of the international development. A member of the reading group at Studio Canal, he contributed to the creation of Kanpaï Distribution. Then, he joined successively MK2 and Celluloid Dreams where he directed and developed the TV department. He founded UMEDIA/UDI in 2004. In 2006, he created GOMEDIA, a post-production company specialized, editing, sound editing, mixing, dubbing and subtitling. In 2011, Frederic has launched URBAN FACTORY to produce and co-produce international feature films.
Head of Festivals & Marketing, TV Sales
Arnaud Bélangeon-Bouaziz is a graduate of INSEEC Business School. He got a Master’s Degree in Marketing & Communication. He started his career at the Ministry of Culture and Communication and then at Memento Films International as a Festival Assistant. Arnaud joined UDI in 2011 where he is the Head of Festivals & Marketing and in charge of TV Sales.
Festivals and Servicing
Antonia comes from Sicily. After obtaining a master’s degree in Cinema in Turin, she started her career as General Secretary Assistant and Programming Assistant for several film festivals in Italy. She moved to Paris in 2015 to work for the Ateliers Varan, then Sacrebleu Productions, before joining UDI in September 2016 as Festivals and Servicing Assistant.
International Sales & Acquisitions
Eric Schnedecker has an extensive international experience working in the US, France, England, Italy and Spain for major entertainment companies such as Arte, Disney, Universal and Turner. Based in New York, Eric joined UDI in 2009 where he is responsible for international sales.
After obtaining a master’s degree in international affairs, Louise started her career in marketing & communications. Three years later, she turned to the film industry, working as marketing & sponsorship coordinator in international film festivals in Spain and Australia. Back in France in 2014, she started working as international sales & festivals coordinator at Bac Films. She joined UDI in April 2016 as a sales administrator.
International Sales & Acquisitions
After 5 years spent at Celluloid Dreams, where she experienced all aspects of the international sales’ business, Delphyne Besse joined Rezo in 2009 as a sales executive. While at Rezo, she went on developing strong connections with professionals throughout the world. She was a sales consultant for Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp during Cannes Film Festival 2011. She was then head of sales of Pacha Pictures, a sales outfit specializing in cinema from the Arab world, until June 2012. Delphyne joined UDI in September 2013.
Fahd Mouaddib is much more than the company’s bookkeeper: with a 7 years background in chartered accounting and financial engineering, he relieves people of the daily reshape.
His knowledge of the media and new technologies makes him an expert of financial and social administration in the field of movies and production. Fahd joined UDI in 2014.
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