- Paviot, Paul
- (March II, 1926, Paris, France - )Having graduated from the ENPC (Ecole Nationale de Photographie et Cinématographie) and from the SCPC (New York Signal Corp Photographic Center), he started out as a still photographer (a dozen movies from 1947 Voyage surprise, Pierre Prévert, to 1950). He co-founded the Groupe des Trente, dedicated to shorts. In 1953, he directed an adaptation of his film Chicago Digest for the Crazy Horse cabaret.Filmography◘ Terreur en Oklahoma (short; also producer)◘ Chicago Digest (short)◘ Saint-Tropez, Devoir de Vacances (also co-screenwriter)1953 ◘ Torticola contre Frankensberg (short; also co-screenwriter)◘ Lumière (documentary; short; also co-screenwriter)1954 ◘ Pantomimes (short)◘ Tempi nostri / Zibaldone N. 2 / Quelques Pas dans la Vie / UK: A Slice of Life / USA: The Anatomy of Love (segment "La Parade"; also co-screenwriter; Italy / France)1955 ◘ Un Jardin public (short)◘ Mam'zelle Souris (short; also screenwriter, adapter)◘ Django Reinhardt (documentary; short)1960 ◘ Pantalaskas (also screenwriter, adapter, producer)1962 ◘ Portrait Robot (also screenwriter, adapter, di-alogist, producer; shot in 1960)Television Filmography1968 ◘ Les Cavaliers de la Route / Polizeifunk ruft (52 X 26'; also co-screenwriter; episodes "Be-gegnung in Paris", "Hahrerflucht im Morgen-grauen", "Das Giftige Dessert", "Philipp und Dorothea"; France / West Germany / Japan / Canada)◘ Le Chien qui a vu Dieu La Fin et les Moyens Sultan à vendre◘ Le Mauvais◘ Irma la Douce◘ Le Masque aux Yeux d'Or (also screenwriter)◘ Genitrix◘ Hugues Panassié ou La Passion du Jazz (documentary)◘ Bonjour Monsieur Courteline◘ Mauriac ou l'Enracinement (documentary; also screenwriter)◘ La Terrasse de Malagar◘ Le Seigneur de Bel Air (also screenwriter)1979 ◘ Robert Escarpit (documentary; also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.