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 film school (IAD – Belgium).
After working in Brussels for eight years as a broadcast factual TV director for the major 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. The pilot is now available to read.
Pierre also works as a script consultant and gives pitch training workshops. he is also the president of SEAN, the Serial Eyes Alumni Network, an association of exciting new European TV screenwriters that organises several fun events, calls for projects and a future podcast.
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 24-25 Films (Paris); AFTER THE CRASH, a TV movie drama for Movie Network (Cologne); EQ, a sci-fi thriller for Same Player (Paris); the comic-book adaptation CAPRICORN, a paranormal adventure show set in 1930s Paris ; and the strange short THE LAUGH (Berlin, Brussels, 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.
Since last October, I’m lucky to be part of the team working on the super ambitious crazy Netflix period mystery 1899, by Jantje Friese and Baran Bo Odar, the creators of Dark. I’m the French translator and the French language consultant on set. It’s an amazing experience to be part of such a huge production …
I am now represented in Paris by Sylvain Cochard at Film Talents. We already signed two jobs and sold two options, so I’m very excited about this new partnership. Check my page on their website here: http://www.filmtalents.com/fiche.cfm/153-728253_pierre_puget.html On other news, I will be present at Content London from December 3 to 6. Get in touch …
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 …