- Migeat, François
- (November 20, 1940, Charenton-le-Pont, Val-de-Marne, France - )Having trained at the merchant navy school, he was a deck officer cadet before shooting 8-mm and then 16-mm amateur films. Spotted by director Jean-Pierre Bastid, he started as an assistant to cinematographer Jean-Jacques Renon on his first movie. He successively was a camera operator (1968 Le Joueur de Quilles, Jean-Pierre Lajournade; 1975 Phantasmes / UK and USA: Once upon a Virgin / The Seduction of Amy, Jean Rollin), cinematographer (1970 Bartleby, short, Jean-Pierre Bastid; 1976 Les Petits Dessous des grands Ensembles, Christian Chevreuse; 1983 Le Voleur de Feuilles, Pierre Trabaud; Visages de Femmes, Désiré Ecaré, France / Ivory Coast), and co-screenwriter (1990 Jean Galmot, Aventurier, Alain Maline; 1991 Rio Verde / Die Abenteuer vom Rio Verde, TV series, Jean-Louis Daniel, Patrick Jamain, Duccio Tessari, France / Germany; 2005 Félix Leclerc, TV miniseries, Claude Fournier, Canada). He authored plays and novels (1996 Bourlingages, Fleuve Noir; 2006 Et ton Nom sera Vercingétorix, co-author with Philippe Madral) and wrote the screenplay of a comic strip adapted from his feature film (1993 Le Sang du Flamboyant, Editions Casterman). Other credits (as author of original story): 1993 Martineau ... et le Portrait de Femme (TV movie, Daniel Moosmann); (as author of original novel): 1999 Les Hirondelles d'Hiver (André Chandelle).Filmography1978 ◘ Hors des Jours étrangers (medium-length)1981 ◘ Le Sang du Flamboyant (also screenwriter, dialogist; France / Switzerland)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.