- Cluzaud, Jacques
- (March 19, 1953, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France - )After completing his law studies at the University of Angers in 1979, he attended cinema courses at the University of Paris VIII. From 1980 to 1991, he was first assistant director (1985 Série noire, TV series, episode "La Lune d'Omaha", Jean Marboeuf; 1986 Vaudeville, Jean Marboeuf, shot in 1984-1985; Flagrant Désir / USA: A Certain Desire / US TV: Trade Secrets, Claude Faraldo; Grand Guignol, Jean Marboeuf; 1988 Corentin ou Les Infortunes conjugales, Jean Marboeuf; 1989 Bille en tête, Carlo Cotti; 1991 On peut toujours rêver, Pierre Richard; 1992 Indochine, Régis Wargnier; 2000 Lumumba, Raoul Peck, France / Belgium / Germany / Haiti). He directed his first short in 1984. From 1992 to 1998, he shot special format films (water screen, interactive inlaying, giant video wall made of 850 monitors) and documentaries (Réflexions en 3D, 3D Safari, De Pétain à Vichy, Les Garifunas) for Poitiers Futuroscope.Filmography1984 ◘ Abîme (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)1986 ◘ Joseph M. (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)2001 ◘ Le Peuple migrateur / Il popolo migratore / Nomaden der Lufte / Das Geheimnis der Zugvôgel / Nomadas del viento / USA: Winged Migration (co-director with Michel Debats and Jacques Perrin; France / Italy / Germany / Spain / Switzerland) 2008 Océans (documentary; co-director with Jacques Perrin)Television Filmography1990 ◘ Constance and Vicky (13 X 52'; co-director with Jean-Pierre Prévost)2002 ◘ Les Ailes de la Nature (3 X 52')
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.