Founded in June 2017 by Bouchra Réjani, WeMake creates, produces and distributes original, scripted and unscripted content for all platforms, in all genres, for both international and French market. Based on a glocal strategy, the Paris-based studio is the hub of the new generation of creatives and talents, from different backgrounds and from different countries.
Moe Bennani joined WeMake in August 2017 as Partner and Creative Director in charge of Unscripted formats.
In less than three years, WeMake has created more than 80 original formats for the domestic and international market and widen its offer from unscripted to scripted and documentary series.
WeMake has forged global partnerships to coproduce content with key players of the market, Universal Television Alternative Studio (U.T.A.S), Talpa Networks (John de Mol), and MGM Studios (Metro Goldwyn Mayer).
In Europe, WeMake originals have been optioned and/or commissioned in the Netherlands (SBS6, John de Mol’s channel), Germany, Italy, and Finland.
In France, WeMake was the first production company launching original formats for the platforms.
WeMake produced Netflix’s first original unscripted format for its launch in France, “Until Dawn” a comedy show series with 24 French comedians and rising actors. The series has risen among the top 10 shows launched on the platform in January 2020.
WeMake is currently producing for Prime Video “The Missing One”, a big thrilling adventure show in Australia.
For the linear market, WeMake launched on M6 its first original format: “The Big Crazy Game Night” aka “Le Morning Night” in association with Makayel and Beli productions.This comedy-game show scored exceptional ratings (+30% XXX) on every key target and was the M6’s best prime time launch in 2020. Nominated in 3 categories at the C21 International Format Awards 2021, the format is already optioned in several countries, the United States, Italy and Finland.
Since one year ago, WeMake started developing a large slate of scripted and documentary series. “Presque Trop” was the first documentary launched on Netflix last October 2020 in coproduction with the French iconic rappers BigFlo and Oli.
WeMake will also soon be launching on the market its first scripted series, “The Baker’s Son”, in co-production with MGM Studios and Isolani (Beta Films).
WeMake has recently partnered with the new generation of talented directors among who, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah (Black, Bad Boys for Life) and Nabil Ben Yadir (The Barons, La Marche, Into The Night) to coproduce the series, “Image” written by Carl Joos (Alabama Monroe).
Before launching WeMake, Bouchra Réjani was C.O.O of the leading production company in France, Shine France (The Voice, Prodigies, Masterchef, Running Wild, and international fiction series Tunnel…). Prior to this, she was C.O.O of FremantleMedia France (Pop Idol, Got Talent…). She started her media career in London as Project Manager at FoxFamilyWorlwide (Newscorp).
Before joining WeMake, Moe Bennani previously worked as Senior Creative at Talpa (John de Mol) where he created, developed and participated in the production of a string of international hits (Dance Dance Dance, 5 Gold Rings, Lies Allowed, The Perfect Picture).
To fasten its development in 2018, WeMake has partenered with independant group Federation Entertainment (Pascal Breton and Lionel Uzan).
In August 2017, Bouchra Réjani launched WeMake, a production and creative studio based in Paris. The studio creates, produces and distributes original scripted and unscripted content for the French and international market. The studio brings together the new generation of creative talents and the best executive producers.
An Arts and Crafts Engineer and holder of the master’s degree in international finance from HEC Paris, Moe Bennani began his career as an Inspector at Societe Generale where he reported directly to the bank’s president.
In 2013, he decided to leave the world of finance to devote himself to his passion for creating game formats and television shows and joined talpa’s creative and development unit.
SBS6 broadcasted yesterday the show « Split Screen », a WeMake (Bouchra Réjani, Moe Bennani) and
SBS6 broadcasted yesterday the show « Split Screen », a WeMake (Bouchra Réjani, Moe Bennani) and Talpa Network (John de Mol) original format.a WeMake (Bouchra