Isabelle Glachant

Isabelle Glachant

Isabelle Glachant started her career as a journalist for French TV station Canal +. After several years working as the Audiovisual attaché of the French Embassy in China, she began working on Chinese films in 2004 as the Executive Producer of Shanghai Dreams (Wang Xiaoshuai, 2005, Jury Prize, Cannes). Since then, she worked in the production of Chinese films directed among others by Li Yu, Lu Chuan, Lou Ye, Yang Lina, Wang Bing, Wang Wei Ming, and Wang Xiaoshuai. Among others she produced 11 Flowers (Wang Xiaoshuai, 2011), the first official French-Chinese co-production. She co-produced her first Indonesian film this year, Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts by Mouly Surya, that opened Cannes Director’s Fortnight. Her sales company Asian Shadows represents only Asian productions, focusing on director-driven films. Its line up includes films like Siti by Eddie Cahyono, Solo, Solitude by Yosep Anggi Noen, Knife in the Clear Water by Wang Xuebo, and Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts. Made the Knight of the Art and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture, since 2013 Glachant has been UniFrance’s Greater China representative.