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Profil Yann L'Hénoret is a French director, documentary author, born in 1970 in France. His latest work includes In the shadow of Teddy Riner in 2016, Emmanuel Macron, behind the rise in 2017 and Jean Paul Gaultier: Freak & Chic in 2018. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.


Documentary « Jean Paul Gaultier: freak and chic » director, writer - 2018 - canal + In 2018, Yann L'Hénoret followed Jean-Paul Gaultier for more than six months in his preparation for the revue Fashion Freak Show. The documentary Jean-Paul Gaultier: Freak & Chic pictures the life of the creator, his childhood, the discovery of his homosexuality, the love for his companion Francis Menuge who died of AIDS in 1990, his various collaborations and the creation of the Show. It is broadcast on December 19, 2018 on Canal +. Starring Madonna, Nile Rodgers, Anna Wintour, Rossy of Palma, Micheline Presle, Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Ringer, Tonie Marshall, Marion Motin.

Documentary « Emmanuel Macron: Behind the rise » director, writer, cinematographer - 2017 - TF1 This documentary invites you to follow Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign. Alone for 8 months, he follows the team of En Marche! to tell from inside this extraordinary campaign. The documentary Emmanuel Macron, behind the rise is completed on the night of the second round of the presidential election and broadcast on May 8, 2017 on TF1. Starring Brigitte Macron, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Francois Bayrou, Marine Le Pen, François Fillon, Gérard Collomb, Sibeth Ndiaye, Ismael Emelien, Benjamin Griveaux, Jean-Marie Girier, Ludovic Chaker, Alexander Benalla. In total, it will be seen by 8 million viewers. It is now available on Netflix.

Documentary « In the shadow of Teddy Riner » director, co-author, cinematographer - 2016 - Canal + In 2013, alone with his camera, he spends three years with the judoka and delivers the intimate portrait of the multiple world champion. The film parallels the story of the life of the champion and his career in preparation for the Rio Olympics in 2016. starring Tony Parker and Omar Sy, friends of the champion. A first documentary version will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2016. A long version featuring unpublished footage of Teddy Riner at the Rio Olympics is released in Blu-ray and DVD in December 2016.

Director, cameraman, writer - 1998-2012 In 1998, he turned to the realization of reports for Canal +: The Journal of François Pécheux, Open on Saturdays, Nowhere else. In 1996, he launched in self-production a long-running documentary, The K Kounen, portrait of the director Jan Kounen (unfinished to date). He will film for the latter Other Worlds, a documentary for the theatre about shipibo shamanism. In 2000, he directed the episodes of various documentary series (Fork and Backpack and The Roads to School for France 5, By plane and In your eyes for Arte, The World of Jamy for France 3). He is also collaborating with Olivia Mokiejewski on the documentary A Life of Pig and Plastic Planet for France 2 in 2012.

Education university Paris 8 Vincennes - graduate 1993 After graduating, he studied at Paris 8 University before joining the ECPA during his military service as a cameraman for French Army. He began his career on the sets of various entertainment series and games, including Fort Boyard.