Consolidating her highly-regarded reputation gained from over twenty years spent in the arena of financing film and television projects, Dominique Seguin initially founded Trinica Entertainment in 2010 to develop new production relationships and to provide senior consulting services to the financing and production community.
Her most recent project is RACE, a major Canadian-German co-production. This film portrays the exploits of gold medal winning athlete Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin and is directed by Stephen Hopkins, starring Jeremy Irons, Jason Sudeikis, Carice van Houten, William Hurt and rising star Stephan James. Focus Features, a division of Universal Studios, will release the film wide in the US in February 2016.
Her previous project was DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, the critically acclaimed picture that garnered 6 nominations and 3 Oscars (including Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor) at the 2014 Academy Awards. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto, the film was successfully released theatrically by Focus Features in the US in November 2013.
From 2001 to 2010, Dominique was Account Manager at Montreal-based gap financier FIDEC, a limited partnership with a working capital of CAN $45.5M. During that period Dominique closed around 25 individual financing deals for feature films, MOW’s and television series, with loans evaluated at over CAN $24M and with an extremely high recoupment success of 98%.
During her tenure at FIDEC she worked with Canadian clients such as DHX Media, Brightlight Pictures, Minds Eye Entertainment, Transfilm, Insight Entertainment and Ciné-Groupe, as well as financing partners such as National Bank of Canada (CAN), Comerica Bank (US), Natexis Coficiné and Cofiloisirs (FR).
The leading International Sales agents that Dominique worked with included Voltage Pictures (US), Lions Gate Films (US), Inferno Distribution (US), QED International (US), Arclight Films (US) and Gaumont International (FR). She was also responsible for the recoupment process for previously concluded transactions evaluated at over CAN $38M.
Before joining FIDEC, Dominique was Director of Business Affairs at Motion International (subsequently TVA International) overseeing the financing of television projects in the drama, youth and variety genres for the domestic and international marketplace.
Prior to Motion, She worked with Quebec film funding agency SODEC, as well as l’Équipe Spectra, a leading producer of performing arts, variety and documentary programs.
Stefano Dammicco is internationally recognized as the Founder and long-term CEO of one of the major media companies in Europe, Eagle Pictures Spa, based in Milan, Italy.
Under his guidance until 2007, Eagle Pictures built up a library of over three thousand titles, grossing over US$ 100M per year, with a significant market share and frequently out-performing the major Studio distribution operations in Italy.
Stefano's strength has always been to recognize quality from an early stage and then to focus on the most commercial projects. His vision and performance track record have enabled him to take advantage of strong personal relationships to develop a framework of both first look and output deals.
His frequent distribution partners included New Line, Miramax, Lionsgate, Icon, BBC, Sony, Spyglass, Universal and Paramount. These relationships led to the successful release of box-office hits such as The Passion of the Christ; Apocalypto; Austin Powers; Rush Hour; Chocolat; Blade; Final Destination; Texas Chainsaw Massacre; The Wedding Planner; Wedding Crashers; The Eye; The Ring; The Interpreter; Memoirs of a Geisha; amongst many more.
Stefano has worked with many well-known Hollywood stars and has had the pleasure of collaborating with such talented directors as Shekar Kapur, Mira Nair, Sidney Pollack and Rob Marshall.
IMDb officially lists over 20 films that have been directly produced by Stefano.