Pierre Puget is a French writer and director based in Berlin. He is developing series and movies, in English or French.
Pierre directed his first short-movie in 2006, HARRY WHITE AND THE CURSED MEDALLION, at the end of the IAD film school (Belgium).
After working in Brussels for eight years as a broadcast factual TV director for the public network, Pierre wanted to create more fictions.
In 2015-16, Pierre was a participant in the Serial Eyes programme for TV writing in Berlin, focused on international serialised fiction and experiencing the writers’ room.
In 2017, Pierre wrote and shot the pilot for PING PONG, a short comedy format about Berlin.
In 2018, the gothic horror TV series DIE STADT (co-written with Elena Lyubarskaya) received funding for development from the French CNC.
Pierre also works as a script consultant and gives pitch training workshops. he is also in charge of SEAN, the Serial Eyes Alumni Network, an association of exciting new European TV screenwriters that organises several fun events and partnerships
Pierre is currently developing TV and movie projects, in English or French: THE FAKE ADVENTURER, a Chinese-German adventure comedy movie for TV60Films (Munich), INVISIBLE, a science-fiction drama series for Reel One Entertainment (London), the historical mini-series LE ROI BLANC for France, or the comic-book adaptation CAPRICORN, a paranormal adventure show set in 1930s Paris.
Pierre loves entertaining stories that can explore the exciting secret parts of our world.
He enjoys brainstorming, writing in collaboration and watching the monster of the story take form in the room.
Berlinale was super busy and fun, but seems already far away. Next stop: France! March 24-28, find me in Lille for Séries Mania where I’ll be part of a panel about writing for international co-productions, and hosting another edition of SEAN’s Amazing Travelling Pitch Circus! April 7-10, I’ll be in Cannes to give a pitch …
I spent a week in London at the C21 Content conference, listening to interesting panels and meeting enthusiastic creators. I also participated in a two days showrunner masterclass, under the supervision of Spooks creator David Wolstencroft. What a joy to be back in a writers room, even if it was just a simulation!
I spent ten amazing days in China, thanks to the project lab Bridging the Dragon and TV60. We pitched our crazy adventure movie, scouted locations, exchanged with passionate filmmakers and received super smart feedback from our mentor Li Wei, screenwriter for Zhang Yimou! Can’t wait to keep working on that story and to come back …