“A carefully curated selection of documentaries

from around the world

swooping down into extraordinary individual lives.”

— Rob Alderson, WeTransfer
OPEN

99.media is a free

and not-for-profit

video platform.

COMPELLING

99.media translates and streams docs

that otherwise would not

be seen enough, or at all.

MULTILINGUAL

99.media is available

in 6 languages

(and more soon).

FAQ

What is your editorial policy?

99.media is a medium for the unseen, the 99% of the world’s people whom the traditional media do not show, for want of space or because they do not fit into their editorial direction.

 

The unseen, the unheard, the ‘in-visible’ are you and us, those who are off-screen, not featured, forgotten.

 

We want to capture the image of our world outside the usual camera viewfinder, because there are so many real-world stories there.

 

What we show, above all, are relevant, singular, moving documentaries which grab you, which get you talking. We place the stress on humanity, on the people who make up the world today, or who influenced yesterday’s world.

Who are 99.media?

A European and North American team with several languages among us, with a passion for documentaries.

We include filmmakers, journalists, translators and legal experts specialising in audiovisual media.

We all are volunteers.

Why have 99.media?

This medium responds to two demands:

 

  • First to those of the public. Festivals dedicated to documentaries around the world prove they hold continuing appeal, but oddly, in many countries, broadcast time for documentaries is being reduced. This is why we want to propose documentaries of quality to a broad public, through the Internet, in viewers’ own first languages.

 

  • Equally important, 99.media responds to the demands of filmmakers, since 99.media is intended as a tool for them. Many creators have superb films gathering dust in a drawer somewhere, or that are online but not being watched. We can adapt them in six languages to make them massively visible.

Why is 99.media not-for-profit, and free?

Internet changes everything. We are watching television less and less, while watching more and more videos – via Internet. That’s where we’re going. That’s where we meet. But not with any old junk. The videos we share are quality documentaries produced and translated by professionals.

 

Ads online driving you crazy? Same goes for us. 99.media carries no advertising. Our bet is that quality will find other ways – independent ways – to fund worthwhile content.

 

Taking the free and not-for-profit route, we’re betting on you. We know it is satisfying to participate in positive and constructive things. And that when you appreciate things, you’ll tell your friends or give us a hand.

Why 6 languages?

We believe that our films have a universal reach and should be available to be seen by the most people possible.

With six languages, which are the first languages of each of our translator-contributors, we want to reach millions of people – potentially half the people on the planet. We’ll be adding more languages to 99.media soon: Russian, Chinese, Turkish and Arabic.

How can I broadcast your films?

Feel free to embed our films into your website.
For all other ways of showing them (TV, movie theatre, airline, etc.), please contact us to acquire rights.


Half of the fee goes to the film’s director.

How can I screen your films for a live audience?

If you manage a cultural venue, a bar, an association or a film club, you can show our films on the big screen. Whether you charge admission is up to you. The fee for a screening license depends on the capacity of your venue.

 

Fee for a film:

 

  • S License (up to 25 spectators): €25 / $30
  • M License (25-50 spectators): €50 / $60
  • L License (50-75 spectateurs): €75 / $90
  • XL License (more than 75 spectators): €100 / $120


Half of the fee goes to the film’s director.


You will also be provided with a media kit to help you promote your event.
For more information, please contact us: [email protected].

How can I help?

Talk about 99.media! Spread the word, share our videos, like us, tweet about us, sign up for our newsletter.

You can also help get things going with a donation.

Le Monde | 99.media
Les Inrocks | 99.media
Shifter
France 2 | 99.media
AFP | 99.media
GQ
franceinfo | 99.media
Konbini | 99.media
TSF
Cinematografo
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Rue89 | 99.media
Le Point | 99.media
Le Blog Documentaire | 99.media

THE TEAM

Jérôme Plan | 99.media

JÉRÔME PLAN

Founder
Journalist, filmmaker

Sophie_Castellani

SOPHIE CASTELLANI

Jurist

Escarlata Sanchez | 99

ESCARLATA SANCHEZ

Journalist, translator

Lena Roche | 99

LENA ROCHE

Journalist, translator

Nuno Prudencio | 99.media

NUNO PRUDÊNCIO

Journalist, filmmaker

Adrian Lancashire | 99

ADRIAN LANCASHIRE

Journalist, translator

Diego Giuliani | 99

DIEGO GIULIANI

Journalist, translator

Ruth Somalo | 99.media

RUTH SOMALO

Curator

Jean-Jacques Peretti | 99.media

JEAN-JACQUES PERETTI

Curator

Rob Munday | 99.media

ROB MUNDAY

Curator

 

CONTACT US

[email protected]


Made with  in Europe.

Privacy Policy

WHO WE ARE

 

  • Publisher

The website 99.media is published by 99.
99 is a non-for-profit association registered at the Préfecture du Rhône, France.

 

  • Headquarters

99.media
6 rue Saint Nestor
69008 Lyon – France

+33 (0)9 52 50 28 14
[email protected]

Publisher: Jérôme Plan
SIREN: 810 905 976
SIRET: 810 905 976 00017
NAF code: 5913B
According to the article 293B of the French Code Général des Impôts, 99 is not subject to VAT.

 

  • Hosting

The website is hosted by GANDI SAS, 63-65 boulevard Masséna 75013 Paris – France,

registered at RCS de Paris under the 423 093 459 reference.
+33 (0)1 70 37 76 61
[email protected]

 

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Cookies may be either “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies consist of a text file sent to the web browser from the web server, and are stored by the web browser until its set expiry date or until the user deletes the cookie. A session cookie, will expire when the user closes the web browser and is not retained after the browser is closed.

 

We only use cookies to improve the services we offer. We do not use cookies to target you with advertising.

 

  • Our cookie list

 

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– “__cfduid” (Cloudflare): Cookie to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not store any personally identifiable information. Default expiration time: +5 years.

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