The teaching team

The team


Ateliers Varan is a non-profit organization with about 40 members. All of them are film professionals : directors, chief editors, producers, sound engineers... They organize the workshops in France and all over the world in order to pass on their experiences and film practices to future documentary filmmakers :

Emmanuelle BaudeChief editor, Anne BaudryChief editor, Emanuelle BidouDirector, Jacques BidouProducer, Simone BittonDirector, Catherine BizernProgrammer, Corinne BoppProgrammer, Richard CopansProductor, Jean-Noël CristianiDirector, Sylvaine DampierreDirector, Yves De Peretti, Daniel DeshaysSound creator, Léonardo Di Constanzo, Alice Diop, Jean-Pierre Duret, Dominique Faysse, Hassen Ferhani, Sylvie GadmerDirector, Patrick Genet, David Gheron TretiakoffDirector, Raphaël Girardot, Frédéric Goldbronn, Claude Guisard, Tiago HespanhaDirector, Daniele IncalcaterraDirector, Elisabeth Kapnist, Mariana Otero, Dominique Pâris, Renaud Personnaz, Catherine Rascon, Aurélie Ricard, Emmanuel Roy, Ina Seghezzi, Claire Simon, Anne Toussaint, Marie-Claude Treilhou, Catalina Villar, Chantal Roussel, Marie Bonnel.

They contributed to the creation and to the life of Ateliers Varan : Jean Rouch, Jacques d'Arthuys, André Van In, Hubert Astier, Pierre Baudry, Jean-Pierre Beauviala, Séverin Blanchet, Vincent Blanchet, Jean Lefaux, Claudio Martinez, Philippe Costantini, Anca Hirte, Perle Mohl, Jean-Loïc Portron, Jean-Louis Comolli, Adriana Komives.


In Paris, the permanent team includes 4 people :

Manon Blanfumet, administration manager, Frédéric Cueff, technical manager, Fanny Chapuis, trainings supervisor and Fiona Todeschini, communication & development supervisor.

Contact us on 01 43 56 64 04 or by e-mail at


Reception is open from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6:30pm.

Les Ateliers Varan
6, impasse de Mont-Louis
75011 Paris

By metro: Line 2, Philippe-Auguste. Line 9, Voltaire or Charonne.

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6, impasse de Mont Louis
75011 Paris

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