In 2002, Sombrero produced Julie Lopes-Curval’s first feature film, Seaside (earning a Caméra d’Or award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002), followed by Eléonore Faucher’s A Common Thread which snagged the Grand Prix de la Semaine de la Critique at the Cannes Film Festival in 2004.
In 2006 Sombrero produced You & Me, Julie Lopes-Curval feature-length comedy with Julie Depardieu and Marion Cotillard, and Blindfolded, Thomas Lilti’s film noir with Jonathan Zaccaï and Guillaume Depardieu (released on January 2008).
In 2007, Sombrero created the “Studio Mad" label, a collection of teenager horror films of which Mutants, directed by David Morley, is the first opus. High Lane, the 2nd feature length film from this label, directed by Abel Ferry and distributed by Gaumont was released on French screens on 2009. The next Studio Mad Film, Caged by Yann Gozlan was released on October 2010.
Parallel to this, Sombrero following the auteur Films path with a more private universe. Hubert Gillet’s first feature length film, In Your Arms, featuring Michèle Laroque, and Julie Lopes Curval third film Hidden Diary with Marina Hands and Catherine Deneuve, were released in 2009.
With Behind The Walls directed by Julien Lacombe and Pascal Sid, with Laetitia Casta, Sombrero innovates with the first french movie in 3D; it was released on July 2011. The Law Of Violence, Pierre Lacan's first feature film is a polar with Jean-Paul Rouve, Olivier Gourmet and Claude Brasseur released on March 2011.
Clément Michel's first feature film, The Stroller Strategy, coproduced with Studiocanal and TF1 Film Productions was released the 2nd of January, and Sombrero is actually developing his second comedy, No more... than a week!. Sombrero is also developing the first feature film of Nine Antico, Where the good times go, and Yann Gozlan's Burn out.