- Tirard, Laurent
- After studying cinema at New York University, he worked as screenplay reader for Warner Bros. in Los Angeles. Back in France, he interviewed many film directors and published criticism in the magazine Studio for seven years. He directed his first movie, a short, in 1999 and co-wrote two feature films (2004 Le plus beau Jour de ma Vie, Julie Lipinski; 2006 Prête-moi ta Main, Eric Lartigau) and a few TV movies (2002 Ton Tour viendra, Harry Cleven; Mère, Fille: Mode d'Emploi / UK: My Darling Caroline / USA: Maternal Love, Thierry Binist; Fred et son orchestre, episode "Le Secret de Laure", Michaëla Watteaux; 2004 Mon Vrai Père, Dominique Ladoge). Book: 2005 Leçons de Cinéma (two volumes, Nouveau Monde Editions).Filmography1999 ◘ De Source sûre (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ Mensonges et trahisons et plus si Affinité . . . (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)◘ Tête de Gondole (two shorts: "La Pause", "A consommer froid de Préférence")2007 ◘ Molière (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.