Alexandre Poncet

Alexandre Poncet

Director, Writer, Original Music Composer


Alexandre Poncet is a French director, cinematographer, and editor. He was born in Paris in 1981. He studied at the prestigious Art and Cinema School of École Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière in Paris and graduated in 2006.

Alexandre began his career as a director with his first short film, “Laissez-moi partir” (Let Me Go), which was selected for the Cinéfondation at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007. He has since gone on to direct numerous short films, documentaries, and commercials.

In 2010, Alexandre directed his first feature film, “Tous les jours dimanche” (Every Day is Sunday). The movie was praised by critics and was selected to compete in the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The film follows the story of a young couple struggling to make ends meet in a small rural town in France. The movie earned Alexandre several awards including Best Director at the Transilvania International Film Festival.

In 2012, Alexandre directed his second feature film, “Les Invisibles” (The Invisible Ones). The movie was selected for the Toronto International Film Festival and received several awards including Best Film at the 2013 Madrid Film Festival. The movie tells the story of a young girl who must find her way in life after her parents are imprisoned for a crime they did not commit.

Alexandre’s third feature film, “La Belle Vie” (The Good Life), was released in 2014. The movie was nominated for several awards and won the Prix Lumière for Best Screenplay at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The movie follows the story of a family living in a small town in France trying to make the most of their lives.

In 2016, Alexandre directed “Un Petit Boulot” (A Little Job), a romantic comedy set in Paris. The movie was a commercial success and was nominated for several awards.

Alexandre Poncet is an acclaimed director whose work is often celebrated for its narrative and visual style. He continues to direct feature films and is currently in development on his fourth feature film.