has co- produced up to 60 films, including Before the Winter Chill by Philippe Claudel, Our Children by Joaquim Lafosse and IIrina Palm by Sam Garbarski. Beginning his career in 1986 with Samsa Film in Luxembourg, he has since co-founded production companies in various European countries. Since 1991 Jani has been a co-founder and partner of Artemis Productions (Belgium) and Fado Filmes (Portugal), and since 2003, Liaison Cinematographique in Paris. Jani Thiltges is Head of Studies at EAVE and a Board Member of the European Film Academy. In 2010 he was awarded the Prix Eurimages.