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Fredrick Planchon

Fredrick Planchon, Director, Academy Films
Fredrick Planchon
Job Grade
Academy Films


Born in Lyon, Frederic began his career as a theatre actor, and worked as an assistant director on 15 Feature films before making his directional debut in 1990 with the short film 'L'Echange', which won the Prix de l’Image at the Festival de L’Image du Film. This launched his career as a music video and commercials director.

Frederic has won almost every major award going for work on Orange, Miller, VW, Vauxhall, American Airlines, and in 2008 he picked up a D&AD Best Director Pencil for Vodafone ‘Time Theft’.

His most recent work includes campaigns for Halfords. British Airways, Mercedes, Google and Vodafone.