Matthieu Chatellier

Matthieu Chatellier



Matthieu Chatellier is a French director and screenwriter. He is known for his work on the films “The Return of the Living Dead” (1985), “The Backwoods” (2006) and “The Dormant” (2011).

Born in France in 1971, Matthieu Chatellier was raised in a family of filmmakers. His father was a film director and his mother a screenwriter. As a young child, Chatellier was surrounded by the film industry, and it was only natural that he would follow in his parents’ footsteps and pursue a career in filmmaking.

Chatellier began his film career in the mid-1980s, when he wrote and directed his first feature film “The Return of the Living Dead”. The film was a box-office success and went on to become a cult classic. This success set the stage for Chatellier’s subsequent films, which included the horror film “The Backwoods” (2006) and the psychological thriller “The Dormant” (2011).

In addition to his work in film, Chatellier has also directed television series such as “Les Revenants” (2013-2014), “Les Rivières pourpres” (2014-2015) and “Les Sauvages” (2016-2018). He has also directed several music videos, including the video for the song “La La La” by French singer-songwriter Juliette Armanet.

Chatellier has won several awards for his work in film, including the Prix Jean Vigo for Best Director in 2006 for “The Backwoods”. He has also been nominated for several other awards, including the César Award for Best Director in 2011 and the Cannes Film Festival Best Screenplay award in 2012.

Chatellier is currently in pre-production for his next film, “Celine,” which is set to be released in 2020. He is also developing a television series based on his film “The Dormant.”

Matthieu Chatellier is a celebrated French director and screenwriter who has created a number of critically acclaimed films. His work has been nominated for numerous awards, and he is continually pushing the boundaries of filmmaking to create unique and captivating stories.

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