5th Jun 2017
Laurent Valière, journalist and producer at Radio France, will join the jury for short films at the Annecy Festival 2017.
Fred Seibert unfortunately had to stand down from his role as a member in the Annecy Festival’s short film jury due to personal reasons.
Laurent Valière, both a journalist and a producer at Radio France, and author of the book Cinéma d’animation, la French Touch, has accepted to replace him.
Laurent Valière is a journalist for France Info and a producer at France Musique. He used to host France Inter's radio show, Tous les Mickey du monde, has produced radio documentaries on animation for France Culture and film documentaries about several animation films and filmmakers. He was also a presenter for the first Work in Progress sessions at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. He has just published a book with La Martinière and Arte Éditions entitled Cinéma d'animation, la French Touch, with a preface by Michel Ocelot and Sébastien Laudenbach. He produces France Musique's weekly show dedicated to musicals, 42e rue.
Check out the list of the different jury members for the Annecy Festival and tune in on Saturday 17th June to find out which films they award!