Famous Television Producers from France

List of notable or famous television producers from France, with bios and photos, including the top television producers born in France and even some popular television producers who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French television producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These television producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known television producer from France is included when available.

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  • Alain Chabat (born 24 November 1958) is a French actor, director, screenwriter and television presenter. He was originally known for his work in the comedy group Les Nuls, including as the co-writer and lead actor of La Cité de la peur (1994). He has since then become a notable filmmaker of his own, typically both writing and starring in the movies he directed, which include cult comedy films such as Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, RRRrrrr!!! and HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami. He also appeared in French Twist, The Taste of Others, The Science of Sleep, Happily Ever After and the television series Kaamelott. Additionally, he voiced the character of Shrek in the French dubbing ...more
    • Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
  • Andre Jacquemetton
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    Andre Jacquemetton is an American television writer and producer. He served as a producer for the first season of Mad Men and co-wrote—with wife Maria Jacquemetton—three episodes of the season. Alongside his colleagues on the writing staff he won a Writers Guild of America Award for Best New Series and was nominated for the award for Best Dramatic Series at the February 2008 ceremony for his work on the season. He returned as a producer for the second season and continued to write episodes. He was nominated for the WGA award for Best Dramatic Series a second time at the February 2009 ceremony for his work on the second season. He won the WGA Award for Best Drama Series (after being ...more
    • Birthplace: Lyon, France
  • Arnaud Sélignac is a television director, screenwriter, and television producer.
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Bernard Verley
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    Bernard Verley is an actor, television producer and film producer.
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: France, Lille
  • Ernest Bretaigne Windust (January 20, 1906 – March 19, 1960) was a United States-based French-born theater, film, and television director.
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1906-1960)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Chris Marker
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    Chris Marker (French: [maʁkɛʁ]; 29 July 1921 – 29 July 2012) was a French writer, photographer, documentary film director, multimedia artist and film essayist. His best known films are La Jetée (1962), A Grin Without a Cat (1977) and Sans Soleil (1983). Marker is usually associated with the Left Bank subset of the French New Wave, that occurred in the late 1950s and 1960s, and included such other filmmakers as Alain Resnais, Agnès Varda and Jacques Demy. His friend and sometime collaborator Alain Resnais called him "the prototype of the twenty-first-century man." Film theorist Roy Armes has said of him: "Marker is unclassifiable because he is unique...The French Cinema has its dramatists ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 91 (1921-2012)
    • Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France