Fabrice Esteve

Fabrice Esteve, Yuzu Productions (France)


Fabrice Esteve is an experienced French independent producer with a strong track record in international co-productions. In 2011, he created Yuzu Productions, together with former ARTE commissioning editor Christian Popp. They are currently producing The Bloody Truth, How Colonialism Started the AIDS PandemicThe Nano Revolution, a docu-drama mini-series of 3x52minute episodes, co-produced by ARTE, CBC and NHK. From 2005 to 2007, he was a producer at Gedeon Programmes, specifically looking after international co-productions, including Cracking the Code, 3x52 minutes (ARTE/SBS/S4C). From 1999 to 2005, Fabrice was Head of Productions and Development at Ampersand, a French independent production and distribution company. Prior to joining Ampersand, Fabrice spent five years as a documentary and magazine producer at VM Group, and at Tele Images. He is one of the co-founders of the French Association Science & Television.

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    Of all the gatherings of TV people throughout the year, Congress feels the friendliest. It's stimulating but supportive, small enough to allow proper conversations but broad enough in its reach to give you a new perspective on your own patch. And I always leave full of new ideas.

    John Hay, Head of Specialist Factual, Channel 4
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    Ah, Congress. You have captured a place in my heart! Every year I juggle my daft diary to allow time for you, to see you in your stunning new location, to bathe in your sea of grand ideas alongside the clever folks who are also drawn to you. You are a splendid creation, a crafty mix of business and pleasure, challenge and inspiration. No matter my role you bring gifts, including friendships most prized. Thank you, dear Congress. I shall see you soon.

    Sonya Pemberton, Creative Director, Genepool Productions
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    Thomas Viner, Creative Director, Pioneer
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    The WCSP is always a mark in my time line. A strategic moment, a great opportunity to discover the trends of the year on an international scale, and have some passionate discussions with colleagues and international broadcasters. Can't wait for the next one!

    Alexandre Soullier, Producer, Bonne Pioche Television
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    Ralf Rückauer, Vice President ZDFE.factual, ZDF Enterprises GmbH
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    I had been told by my Chinese friends about the fascinating Congress sessions and that was what profoundly impressed me during the Hong Kong edition. The themes of advancing with the times, the experts and producers who really focused on them, the engrossing debate and comprehensive exchange at social events, all made me enjoy the veritably family atmosphere of Congress.

    Mike Ning, Content Operation Director, GZDOC