Caroline Detournay is an award-winning director, producer, and writer best known for her critically acclaimed films such as “The Prodigy”, “A Night at the Museum”, and “Tarnation”. She has been praised for her unique visual style and her ability to bring emotional depth to her stories.
Caroline Detournay was born in Paris, France in 1976. She graduated from the prestigious École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in 2000, where she studied both film and television. She began her career as an assistant director on the French television show “L'Apocalypse”, before moving to Los Angeles in 2004.
In the United States, Caroline quickly established herself in the film industry. She worked as an editor on the film “The Prodigy”, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2007. She then wrote and directed the short film “A Night at the Museum”, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 2009.
In 2011, Caroline released her feature-length film debut “Tarnation”, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The film was praised for its unique visual style and its emotional storytelling. The film won numerous awards, including Best International Feature Film at the London Film Festival.
Caroline has continued to work in both the United States and France, and has written and directed several award-winning short films. Her latest project is “The Valley of the Lost”, a feature-length film that will be released in 2021.
Caroline is widely respected in the film community for her unique visual style and her ability to bring emotional depth to her stories. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the Prix Beaumarchais from the French Academy of Cinema. She is currently working on her latest project and is widely considered to be one of the most exciting filmmakers of her generation.