Sophie Bredier is a French film director and producer. She has been nominated for a César Award for Best Short Film, and has won multiple awards for her films. She is best known for her directorial debut, "L'Esquive", which won the César Award for Best Film.
Bredier was born in Paris in 1986. She studied film at the University of Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, and graduated in 2009. She began her career as a director in 2010, with the short film "Le Grand Bleu". The film was nominated for a César Award for Best Short Film.
In 2003, Bredier made her feature-length directorial debut with "L'Esquive". The film was a critical and commercial success, winning the César Award for Best Film. The film follows a group of teenagers in a working-class suburb of Paris as they prepare for a school play of Moliere's classic comedy, the "School for Wives".
Since then, Bredier has gone on to direct a number of films, including "Le Havre" (2011), "The Big Day" (2013), and "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir" (2018). In addition to her directing work, Bredier is also an accomplished producer, having produced the films "Girlhood" (2014) and "La Belle Saison" (2015).
Bredier is a passionate advocate for the representation of women in film. In an interview with The Guardian, she said, "Women directors have to be much more conscious of the problems that exist in the film industry, and I think that's why it's important for us to tell our stories and to make sure that we do it in a way that is meaningful and that is positive."
Bredier is an inspiring filmmaker, whose work has been recognized and celebrated around the world. Her films explore themes of identity, family, and the importance of female representation in film. She is a talented director who continues to push boundaries and create meaningful work.