Guillaume Gevart

French filmmaker

Guillaume Gevart (born February 12, 1997) is a French filmmaker.

Guillaume Gevart
Guillaume at the Justice Documentary Festival 2023 in Paris
Born
Guillaume Maurice Gevart

(1997-02-12) February 12, 1997 (age 27)
NationalityFrench
Occupation(s)movie director, movie producer
Years active2020–present
Notable workThe Venus Chained, La légende de Thierry Mauvignier
AwardsHonorable Mention at Student World Impact Film Festival in 2023

Career

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After obtaining his literary baccalaureate at Lycée externat des Enfants-Nantais, he studied cinema at CinéCréatis then in an art school in Nantes. Since he was a child, he has been a fan of films from the 50s to the 90s. He began his career by following internships at Disney Channel.[1] In 2019, he produced and directed his first film entitled Yearning Rose[2] with an approximate budget of 13,000 dollars, a film which has the particularity of having been filmed in 7 days. He then worked as a camera operator on the documentary La légende de Thierry Mauvignier. His work is based on fast-movie, a cinematographic movement which consists of producing a feature film (sequence shot excluded) in less than 10 days with a low budget, prioritizing efficiency over quality. In October 2022, The film is distributed by Amazon Prime Video in USA.
In 2023, he directed the medium-length film The Venus Chained produced by Jacob Rothschild[3] and Dylan Besseau, in collaboration with the Mouvement du Nid on Prime Video distributed by Apple TV+[4] and Tubi. At the end of the year he produced the film Anne Bouillon : Justice pour toutes !.[5]. In 2023, his film The Venus Chained wins honorable mention at Student World Impact Film Festival[6] · .[7] The same year, he was selected for the prestigious Justice Documentary Festival Paris 2023[8] · .[9] He was the youngest director in the selection.[10]. In 2024, he directed the documentary Gevart[11].

Filmography

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Year Title Role Notes
2019 Yearning Rose (French: Yearning Rose) Director Feature film
2021 La légende de Thierry Mauvignier (French: La légende de Thierry Mauvignier) Producer Feature film
2023 The Venus Chained (French: Les Vénus enchaînées) Director, Screenwriter Medium-length film
2023 Anne Bouillon : Justice for women ! (French: Anne Bouillon : Justice pour toutes !) Producer Medium-length film
2023 Gevart (French: Gevart) Director, Screenwriter Medium-length film

Distinctions

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References

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  1. "Interview de Guillaume Gevart : "On apprend le cinéma en faisant du cinéma."". lemagducine.fr (in French).
  2. "Yearning Rose (2022) : Entretien avec le réalisateur Guillaume Gevart". JustFocus.fr (in French).
  3. "Guillaume Gevart : The Rothschild's Filmmaker". Blackbirdnews.com.
  4. Les Vénus Enchaînées on Apple TV+
  5. "Guillaume Gevart is producing a new documentary about the most powerful female lawyer in France". MENAFN.
  6. "Le film « Les Vénus Enchaînées » réalisé par Guillaume Gevart remporte une mention honorable au Student World Impact Film Festival 2023". JustFocus.fr (in French).
  7. "Nantes. Le réalisateur nantais Guillaume Gevart reçoit une mention honorable au SWIFF 2023". FranceLive.fr (in French).
  8. "Nantes. Trois jeunes nantais en lice pour le Festival du documentaire sur la justice 2023". FranceLive.fr (in French).
  9. "FESTIVAL DU DOCUMENTAIRE SUR LA JUSTICE : UN GRAND SUCCÈS POUR LA PREMIÈRE ÉDITION À LA MAISON DU BARREAU". avocatparis.org (in French).
  10. "Le festival du documentaire sur la justice aura lieu du 18 au 21 septembre 2023". JustFocus.fr (in French).
  11. Hélène Robert. "État Limite de Nicolas Peduzzi : Sisyphe chez les « fous »". Bande à part (magazine) (in French).
  12. "Student World Impact Film Festival 2023 : emergence of new talents".on Big News Network