- Bu, Eric
- (February 1965, Pantin, Seine-Saint-Denis, France - )He started out his professional life as an actor at age thirteen (1979 Le Piège à Cons, Jean-Pierre Mocky; Le Jeune Homme vert, 6 X 52', Roger Pigaut). At age eighteen, he filmed amateur Super-8 shorts. Then he co-wrote films (1989 Le Voisin de Paul, short, Jean-Marc Gigou; 1995 L'Evadé, short, Jean-Marc Gigou) and episodes of TV series (1990 Intrigues, short, episode "Noces de Plomb", Jacques Audoir; 1993 Nestor Burma, episode "Boulevard . . . Ossements", Claude Grinberg; 1997 Le Lyonnais, episode "Mor-phée aux Enfers", Claude Grinberg). He wrote and directed two clown shows (1995-1996 Le Nez dans la Fontaine, 1997 Les Vagues au Nez) at the Théâtre de l'Epouvantail and at the Guichet Montparnasse. In 1996, he shot in sixteen days a low-budget horror movie parody, Swamp!, which was released three years later. He also directed industrial films and was dubbing artistic director. In 2004, he co-signed his second feature film, En Vie, with makeup artist Emmanuelle Verani (March 6, 1970, Paris, France).Filmography1991 ◘ Train du Soir (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)1999 ◘ Swamp! (also screenwriter, dialogist; shot in 1996)◘ Elle attend (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)2004 ◘ En Vie (co-director with Emmanuelle Verani; also co-screenwriter)Television Filmography◘ In vivo (documentary)◘ La Femme d'un Coureur (documentary)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.