Rotterdam Lab

Coralie Dias

Coralie Dias studied cinema history and economy at Sorbonne University and then at University of Montreal. After a master degree in international film co-production at Strasbourg University, she joined the French production company GoGoGo Films. Between 2017 and 2021, she worked for the production company Liaison Cinematographique, managed by Patrick Quinet (Insyriated by Philippe Van Leeuw, 2016, No Home Movie by Chantal Akerman, 2014). In April 2021, she founded the independent production company Inter Spinas Films, located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. She is currently developing short and feature films in international co-production with European countries but also with the MENA region. Her first project as producer, the French-Lebanese short film Warsha by Dania Bdeir, was pre-purchased by ARTE France, won the Short Film Jury Award: International fiction at Sundance 2022 and is selected for the César 2023.

Inter Spinas Films - France

Inter Spinas Films is an emerging and independent film production company founded in April 2021 by Coralie Dias, and located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region (France). The company develops short and feature films, mainly narrative, with the aim of helping local or international directors find their voice. It collaborates with several international partners including Europe (Spain, Austria, Poland), but also the MENA region (Lebanon, Morocco). Their first production, the French-Lebanese short film Warsha by Dania Bdeir, was selected in more than 200 festivals—IFFR, Clermont-Ferrand, Aspen, SXSW, Uppsala, Tampere etc—and won many awards including the Best International Short Film at Sundance 2022, Best Short Award at ShortShorts Film Festival in Tokyo, and the Grand jury prize for outstanding international narrative short at Outfest.


Projects in development

Pigeon Wars by Dania Bdeir (feature)

Happiness, Porsche and a Million Dollars by Assaad Khoueiry (short)

La Vie douce by Rémy Tamalet (short)

Correspondance by Arthur Chays (animation short)


Released films

Warsha by Dania Bdeir (short)

Coralie Dias

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.