Paris, Los Angeles, January 19th 2023
For immediate release
Anonymous Content and Federation Studios today announced the appointment of Rosalie Cimino as managing director and producer, of Anonymous Federation, their recently launched joint Venture. Ciminio begins her new role effective January 30th.
Anonymous/Federation is a French joint venture co-created by premium European independent studio Federation Studios (The Bureau, In Treatment, Around the World in 80 days, Bardot) and visionary American media company Anonymous Content (The Revenant, Spotlight, Stillwater, True Detective, 13 Reasons Why, Mr. Robot…).
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.
Rosalie Cimino was 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.
Rosalie brings her longtime expertise to Anonymous/Federation alongside her ability to source new talents as well as her capacity to develop and support large-scale projects with creators and leading actors.
Rosalie 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.
Rosalie Cimino, MD Anonymous Federation: “I couldn't dream of better partners for this new chapter of my professional life. 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.”
Dawn Olmstead, CEO of Anonymous Content: “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.”
Lionel Uzan, MD Federation: “More than ever, we believe that the future belongs to the talents, and this fruitful collaboration with Anonymous Content gives us the ability to get even closer to the best French and international showrunners and filmmakers. 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.“
Patrick Wachsberger, Chairman Picture Perfect Federation: “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.”
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.