Hind Saïh and Dominique Barneaud founded Bellota Films to make great movies, with unique and ambitious point of views.

With a 20 years track record in the industry, both partners maintain key longstanding institutional, public and private sector contacts on the French market, EMEA and North America. The awards received by Bellota Films and their presence in international festivals have earned the company widespread visibility and recognition.


Documentary film

We produce documentary films for French and International broadcasters as well as movie theaters.

Fiction and Cinema

We develop theatrical films as executive producers and we act as minority coproducers to support international filmmakers.

New Media

We also develop emerging digital formats, especially in partnership with the company Red Corner.

  •   Abbas was a great reporter. He went to the scene of the great events that changed the world from the 70s to today. He worked for the largest news agencies. Suffice to say that it is at the heart of the history of current photography. But not only that....
  • Leina Sato is a Japanese professional free diver and is expecting her first child. Her partner, Jean-Marie Ghislain is a famous underwater photographer. They share a passion for the oceans, and believe that a strong bond between a mother-to-be and cetaceans exists. And they want to prove it. Leina will...
  • This documentary trilogy follows the complete journey of 6 protagonists implicated by the courts, from their arrest to the end of their sentence. Alongside them throughout the judicial proceedings, in the places of police, justice and detention, the film offers a singular experience that confronts the viewer with the concrete...
  • Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel." In response to...
  • School of Hope tells about a nomad tribe struggling to get education for their children, and a young teacher trying to help them while suffering himself of the Government’s indifference toward rural regions. The nomads are a proud people who value their freedom; they were the last people to resist...
  • Each foreign specialty supplier, from China to Venice, carefully guarded its own precious trade secrets. To obtain this valuable knowledge and hoist France to the pinnacle of Europe’s luxury-goods market, envoys commissioned by the king engaged in all sorts of shenanigans, including espionage, kidnappings, and bribery.
  • On June 8, 2017, an article in the prestigious journal of science, Nature, publishing the research results of an international team led jointly by Abdelouahed Ben'Ncer and Jean- Jacques Hublin spurs a scientific revolution in the history of Homo Sapiens : the dating of human fossils on the Moroccan site...


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