Based in Los Angeles, CA, Matthias is an active member of The International Cinematographer’s Guild (IATSE 600). 

Recent accomplishments include an Emmy Award for The Bay The Series, 2nd Unit DP work on the Oscar and Golden Globe winning film, “Still Alice”, and a Best Cinematography Nomination for his work on “Triangle: Going To America” at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA - to be presented in September, 2015).

Somewhat of an international DP, his work has brought him to Ethiopia, Afghanistan, England, Ukraine, Russia, Iceland, Armenia and more, while working with people like Werner Herzog, Timur Bekmanbetov, Elijah Wood, Marion Ross, Danny Trejo, Steven Bauer, Zalman King and Christian Audigier. 

Matthias holds an MFA in Film Production and has been making movies since he was 12 years old.




Didier, an award winning French director and producer has acquired countless experiences through tv, film, and commercial industries working both, in America and in Europe over the past 12 years. 

Didier has a very strong artistic heritage which he ensures in every project he makes. To him, conveying emotions through powerful visual design is what makes story-telling more compelling than ever. He is currently developing feature films, tv series as a producer in Hollywood and directing TV Ads in Europe, LA and Latin America.




Serial creator , Samuel Boutboul spent the last 7 years involving his creativity in many projects.

After being graduated in Art and literature Samuel needed to discover the world and the society rules .

He decided to work in all the industries that attracted him.

This initiation journey introduce him to Fashion Industries , Cinema and TV Production , Digital Agency and many others …

As experience is the key to learn about yourself and define your real ambition, he finally landed to United States founding his Creative Agency Jolia corp which is part of the new wave of Art directors and designers studios.

A melting pot of different cultures and and references matched to a passion and strong respect for the unique .

The passion for Biography, Cinema and Documentary brought him to cross the road of Fabrice Sopoglian .

Mensch Pictures was born to release VIF the movie.




Born and raised in France, Fabrice Sopoglian is a French producer based in Los Angeles. Fabrice Sopoglian is also the TV host of a french reality TV shows called 'Les Anges de la Tele Realite'. Fabrice has authored three books so far. His first book 'Les Paroles de la Nuit ne Voient Jamais le Jour' was published (JML) in November 2003. He wrote his second book 'Confessions d'un Paparazzi' which was published in March 2007 and his third one 'Hollywood: Mode d'emploi' in 2011. His Company 'Mundus Pictures' is developing a new featuring film called 'Lucky Bastard', written by David Aaron Cohen (Devil's own starring Brat Pit & Harrison Ford) and directed by Uli Edel. 

He created Mensch Pictures with Samuel Boutboul to develop VIF . The main focus of the company is to develop reality TV shows and series, and occasional movies.