Jérôme Piguet

Jérôme Piguet



Jérôme Piguet is a French film director and producer known for his work in documentary film. He was born in Paris in 1977 and studied at the prestigious Parisian film school, La Femis. He has directed and produced several feature films, documentaries, and short films, and has been awarded numerous awards for his work.

Piguet made his feature film directorial debut in 2006 with the drama film, The Heart of the Earth, which was a critical success. The film follows a group of young adults living in a small town in the French countryside and their struggles with life and love. The film was a success at the box office and went on to be nominated for five César Awards, including Best Director.

Since then, Piguet has directed several more feature films, including the drama film, The House of Mine, which was released in 2009. He has also directed several documentaries, including An Autumn in Paris and The Great Game. Both of these documentaries were well received by audiences and critics alike.

Piguet is also known for his work in short films, having directed several for the French television channel, Arte. In 2012, he wrote and directed a short film entitled “The Birds of a Feather”, which was nominated for an Academy Award.

Piguet’s work has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival for The House of Mine, and the Best Documentary award from the International Documentary Film Festival for An Autumn in Paris. He has also been nominated for several other awards, including the César Award for Best Director and the Berlin International Film Festival’s Silver Bear.

Jérôme Piguet is a talented filmmaker and storyteller, and his work continues to be acclaimed and celebrated by audiences and critics alike. His films are deeply personal and deeply rooted in the French culture, and he continues to push the boundaries of what can be achieved in film.

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