Publication of his third novel on October 19th "DANS LES BRUMES DU MAL", CALMANN-LÉVY/Editions de L’épée
he directs for SON & LUMIÈRE and French Channel 3, one episode of the series « MONGEVILLE »
In development :
« THE NAMELESS », a TV series of 6 x 52’ based on his novel "HE WHOSE NAME IS NO MORE"
« DESTINATION MARS », a TV series of 8 x 52’ he creates for New Media Group / Starmedia and Cynergy.
« OKSA », a TV series of 6 x 52’ freely adapted from the OKSA POLLOCK saga by Cendrine Wolf & Anne Plichota
he directs for TELECIP and French Channel 3, two episodes of the series « BLOOD OF THE VINE »
"MEDOC SUR ORDONNANCE"
"POUR QUI SONNE L’ANGELUS"
Publication of his second novel on May 26th "CELUI DONT LE NOM N’EST PLUS", KERO/Editions de L’épée
Best Thriller Award Cognac 2014
Directed for GMT Productions and TF1, « JULIE LESCAUT, THE LOST FRIEND » three hours series finale
Published his first novel « LES ÂMES RIVALES », KERO Editions
Directed for TF1 Productions, « R.I.S. POLICE SCIENTIFIQUE » season 8 premiere
"CINDERELLA & CO"
Show Runner on the TV series « ALICE NEVERS, LE JUGE EST UNE FEMME »
Wrote and directed « TOTAL BLACKOUT » starring Florent PAGNY, Cristiana REALI and Jean-Pierre MARTINS
"LABYRINTH", Writer (screenplay), starring Hilary Swank
Co-Wrote and Directed for EGO Productions and TF1, the 8 hours mini series « ALICE NEVERS, LE JUGE EST UNE FEMME » starring Marine DELTERME and Jean-Michel TINIVELLI
Directed for Aubes Productions and TF1, three chapters of the TV series « THE NEGOTIATOR » starring Georges CORRAFACE
Wrote and directed « DEDALES » (Labyrinth) a feature film starring Lambert WILSON, Sylvie TESTUD, Frédéric DIEFENTHAL and Michel DUCHAUSSOY
Directed the final chapter of the TV series « LES REDOUTABLES »
« CONFESSION » starring Christopher LEE et Ticky HOLGADO
Wrote « MONSIEUR N. » for Loma Nasha production, starring Philippe TORRETON, Richard E. GRANT and Jay RODAN
Official selection at the 2003 Berlin Film Festival Winner of the Fondation Napoléon Grand Prize
Wrote and directed « WITCH WAY LOVE » starring Vanessa PARADIS, Gil BELLOWS, Jean RENO et Jeanne MOREAU and Dabney COLEMAN
Wrote and directed two movies of the week for Gaumont, Canal +
and Trimark Pictures :
« WARRIOR SPIRIT » starring Lukas HAAS and Alain Musy
« LEGENDS OF THE NORTH » starring Randy QUAID and Georges CORRAFACE
Directed two episodes of Steven SPIELBERG and George LUCAS’ series :
« THE YOUNG INDIANA JONES CHRONICLES » for Paramount & ABC
The U.S. Years
Following « 36-15 CODE PERE NOEL » (Pere Noel), René Manzor received offers of representation in Hollywood. He signed with ICM and launched an American career, both as a writer on various feature films and as a director for television.
For American TV, he directed :
« THE HITCHHICKER » (Chesler/USA Network)
"WINDOWS" starring David Marshall GRANT
"MADE IN PARIS" starring Terence KNOX
"A NIGHT OF ABANDON" starring David DUCHOVNY (Showtime)
"A GUARDIAN ANGEL" starring Jonathan FRAKES (Fox)
"BAND OF BROTHERS" starring Adrian PAUL (Rysher - Gaumont)
"CLOAK AND DAGGER" starring Paul JOHANSSON (USA - Gaumont)
Wrote and directed his second feature « 36-15 CODE PERE NOEL » (Pere Noel), starring Patrick FLOERSHEIM, Alain MUSY, Brigitte FOSSEY, Louis DUCREUX and François-Eric GENDRON
The film opened the Avoriaz International Film Festival
Winner of three major awards at the Rome Film Festival :
Best Young Actor : Alain MUSY
Wrote two episodes for Christian Fechner’s TV series « SUEURS FROIDES » :
« LA SUBLIME AVENTURE » which he also directed
« LA BELLE OUVRAGE »
The series was nominated for the French Sept d’Or TV awards
Wrote and directed « LE PASSAGE », his first feature, starring Alain DELON, Christine BOISSON, Jean-Luc MOREAU et Alain MUSY
Wrote and directed « LE SANG OU LE TESTAMENT D’UN VIEUX FOU » a cartoon and pilot film for « LE PASSAGE »
Wrote and directed « LE SUICIDE DE FRANK EINSTEIN » a short film for Gaumont
Wrote and directed « SYNAPSES » a short film of animation
Winner of two awards at the Hyères Short film Festival :
Jean-Jacques Perron award
The film is screened at the prestigious exposition of the Pompidou Center, "Thirty years of Experimental Cinéma".