Documentaries

 

 

GARE CENTRALE MUMBAI CST / CENTRAL STATION MUMBAI CST

52’ writer, director, lighting cameraman – 2017 - Voyage - the FOX group

"Show me your station, I will tell you what city you are"

This is the motto of this series which invites to discover a building  and its occupants over a 24 hours visit through the eyes of the curious and neutral observer who wants to understand, learn and discover a fascinating site with hidden treasure.


PERU EXTREME PLANET / PÉROU PLANÈTE EXTRÊME

3x 52’ : Episodes: The Amazon Rainforest (Episode 1), The Andes & The Altiplano (Episode 2), The Pacific Coast (Episode 3)

director, lighting cameraman – 2014 - Ushuaïa TV, TV5 Monde, SBS TV Australia, TV Peru :

one of the world’s top wildlife photographers, Cyril Ruoso, is partnered up with a scientific journalist for an adventurous journey through three of the most extreme ecosystems on our planet: the impenetrable rainforest of the Amazon, the skyscraping glaciers of the Andes, and the desert plains of the Pacific Coast of Peru.

 

CLOSE UP FROM SAVANNAH / UN DRONE DANS LA SAVANE

52’ writer, director, lighting cameraman – 2014 - Ushuaïa TV, Canon, Kenya Airways, France Télévisions Distribution :

Hovering over the African savannah, caressing the backs of elephants and necks of giraffes is the innovative electronic drone contraption developed by the well-known artistic photographer Denis-Huot. With him we found ourselves witnessing unexpected scenarios amidst the wildlife population of great African reserves.

 

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS / PHOTOGRAPHES DE L’IMPOSSIBLE

90’ writer, director, cameraman – 2006 - National Geographic Channel, France 5, France 3 Normandie, Ushuaïa TV, TLM

Christine and Michel Denis-Huot are reknown wildlife photographers. Their work, published regularly, has earned them worldwide recognition. What sets them apart from other photographers is their intimate knowledge of animal behaviour.

Christine and Michel welcome us on board their customized Range Rover hunting for the perfect pictures through the National Parks of Kenya. We share their daily adventures learning the tricks of the trade of tracking and sighting wild animals. We witness those rare, unreal and ever so fugitive moments captured in their still images where humans and wildlife come face to face.

 

THE MISTS OF MWANENGUBA / LES BRUMES DU MANENGOUBA

52’ director, lighting cameraman – 2008 - France O, RFO, TV5 Monde, STV

The African continent still contains numerous unexplored regions. Recently, one of these lost worlds was discovered in Cameroon, by a British researcher from the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens. At the foot of a volcano, Martin Cheek discovered a dense tropical forest, miraculously preserved and full of endemic plant species. In only a few expeditions, his team man-aged to inventory over two hundred previously unknown plant species, including orchids,types of coffee plants, and fig-trees.

 

D'UN GENRE A l'AUTRE / A LIFE IN MOVIES A FOUR-PART COLLECTION ON FOUR ICONIC FIGURES IN CINEMA

4 x 52 minutes - Lighting cameraman - 2015 -Partners: OCS, The French Film Board (CNC),  CNES (National Centre for Space Studies)

Documentary Series - Directors: Jean-Philippe Gunet, Joanna Tabet & Guillaume De Ginestel

Over four episodes, this in-depth collection examines the past-to-present evolution of “the soldier,” “psychopath,” “alien,” and “robot” and their “life in movies.”

 

CHRISTIAN DIOR : THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH

52’ lighting cameraman - director : Philippe Lanfranchi - France 5, TV5 Monde, RFO, Histoire

What are the roots of Dior’s impeccable taste? What inspired his dynamic creativity and amazing success? His childhood in Normandy, the everlasting image of his mother’s elegance, as well as his love of flowers, art, and architecture, help unravel the mystery of the man behind the myth.


BRASILIA VOYAGE VERS L'AURORE

12' lighting cameraman, director : Jacques Benoit - The story of the genesis of Brazil capital, with its architect Oscar Niemeyer, interviewed in Rio de Janeiro in 2004 by the french painter Jacques Benoit, passionate about his work.

 

LES CARNASSIERS AUX LEURRES

52’ director, lighting cameraman, editor - Seasons Canal + group :

fishing experiences in the rivers of Touraine.


THE WORLD'S FESTIVALS : TAIWAN

52’ lighting cameraman, director : Philipe Mac Gaw - Voyage, the Fox Group

an episode of the documentary series in Taiwan for its Fireworks festival.


DESTINATION CHAD

52’ director, lighting cameraman - Ushuaïa, CANAL+ Afrique

a non-stop journey, in the form of a travel log, through a little known, practically forbidden region rich in amazing landscapes and remarkable people.


FRANCE 3 FAUT PAS REVER : LES DIVAS DE THAILANDE

26' - VJ - a singing dove competition in southern Thailand


FRANCE 3 FAUT PAS REVER : LES SEMALAIS, PEUPLES DES MARAIS

26' - VJ - the last aboriginal people of peninsular Malaysia


ARTE - LES SOUWERES

26' - Lighting camerman, dir. Jacques Arhex. Profile of a senegalese painter


LES LOUPS DU GEVAUDAN / WOLVES AND MEN

52' lighting cameraman - director : Guillaume de Ginestel. Witness the remarkable relationship between wolves and men.


FAN OF FANFARES
52' - Lighting cameraman, direrctor Eric Bitoun. Being part of a fanfare is a passion


TONY CURTIS : DRIVEN TO STARDOM
55' - Lighting cameraman, director Gregory Monro. A sex symbol, a matinee idol, a powerful and magnetic actor, Tony Curtis was THE original movie star. Broadcast on ARTE


BARBEY THE DIABOLICAL
52' - Lighting camerman, director Franck Sanson. A journey in literary romanticism, between Paris and Normandie. Broadcast on FRANCE 3