Executive production in Iceland.

Comrade film is the fruit of more than twenty years of adventures, unique experiences and friendships assembled around one passion, filming !
After more than ten years spent in Iceland working in the production service and events business, Jean-Michel Paoli decided to found Comrade film, his own little heaven, where you come for work and for lasting friendships.

The team

Comrade Paoli
COMRADE PAOLI

Founder of Comrade Film , Jean Michel was the Head of Film Commission in South of France, a former Member of the Board of the National French Film Commission, organizing, over-seeing and financing a number of feature films, commercials and high-profile events with French and International production companies.
In Iceland since 2000, Jean Michel has worked as a service producer on numerous International commercials as well on Feature Film , TV programs and documentaries.
In 2009 he worked as a line producer on Rokland, an Icelandic feature film directed by Marteinn Thorsson.
In 2010 he create the Production Company Comrade Film.
Comrade Film provide production services in Iceland, Greenland and in France ,develop and produce feature films, TV programs, documentaries...

Comrade Dorflein
COMRADE DORFLEIN

First introduction in 1993 during the scouting for the feature film (Le Hussard sur le toit), from there on Patrick Dorflein would become a great friend and a partner in crime…Real Iceland enthusiast he knows every path and crooked corner of this beautiful Island…After spending more than twenty years working as unit and production manager with some of the most prestigious directors in France and abroad, he decides in 2007 to settle near the lake “Laugarvatn” in Iceland, and became part of the Comrade film adventure in 2010.

Comrade Olafsdottir
COMRADE OLAFSDOTTIR

Show me the money !
Johanna Marta Olafsdottir is the purse keeper of the firm,Champion of the Euro and the dollar, Johanna started her career in banking very early, and later she did her studies of international business in France, with a master in economics and international business she returned back to her native country Iceland in 1999 where she would work as head of marketing for a prominent bank and complete her education with a master in Corporate finance and then went on to become a financial advisor for Visa in Iceland. Johanna is the financial wiz of the family ,she has been an active member and cofounder of the party for more than twenty years and is in charge of all the accounting aspects of the organization.

Comrade Mika
COMRADE MIKA

The artist...
Mika, full name Michael Thor Paoli, member of the party since 1988. Just graduate from the Bristol Old Vic Theater School, got smitten by the cinema and stage bug at the tender age of six, when he used to sniff around his fathers work area during movie shoots…his thing are the costumes and wardrobe and the artistic aspects of the trade…he is fashion oriented, has a good knowledge of costume history and an eye for detail, which makes him a great commodity when it comes to esthetic issues.

Comrade Jabali
COMRADE JABALI

Mister Production Manager, the Camera master, he´s also a focus puller and a director of photography …
He can get you anything , anywhere, anytime …
Born in Iceland, educated in Paris, Comrade Jabali is a great asset to the company …
He speak French, English, Icelandic and some other strange languages …
He is also a Paris st Germain football fan,nobody´s perfect …

Comrade Atusko Sato
COMRADE ATUSKO SATO

Atsuko was born in Japan, educated in New York and Paris. She has 10 plus years of production experience in film & television industry with well known cast and crew from all over the world. Her superior interpersonal skills with an eye for meticulous detail has been transforming her into a wide range of departments from pre to post production. Mainly based in Iceland since 2005. As a commercial simultaneous interpreter and movie translator, she keeps growing her ability beyond limitation.

producer, scriptor, video journalist, nomad, sports fanatic

山形県出身。
学生時代より映像制作に興味を持ち、ニューヨーク及びパリへの留学において本格的に映像学を学ぶ。その後、テレビや映画の仕事に携わり、インターナショナルな著名人らと10年以上に渡る現場でのビジネス経験を持つ。秀でたコミュニケーション能力と、きめ細やかな見識を活かし、プレップからポストプロダクションまでをこなす。
2005年以降は主にアイスランドを拠点とし、映像制作のみならず商業通訳・映像翻訳等、様々なフィールドで活躍の場を広げている。