Christopher Granier-Deferre

Location London

Producer at Poisson Rouge Pictures

Director Screenwriter Line Producer
11 Projects

Work History

Selection Committee Open Doors Locarno
Locarno Film Festival Freelance
Feb 2019 – Present
Locarno, Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
Grand Fromage
Poisson Rouge Pictures Self-employed
Aug 1997 – Present
London, United Kingdom
Executive Producer iFeatures
Creative England Full-time
Dec 2013 – Jul 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
Grand Fromage
Swampfish Films
Apr 2008 – Sep 2016
Head of Production & Acquisitions
Shorts International
Mar 2001 – Oct 2001
Assistant Director
Merchant Ivory Productions Freelance
Jul 1991 – Sep 1999
Paris Area, France
Assistant Director to amongst others: James Ivory, Ismail Merchant, George Lucas, the Hughes Brothers and Ben Hopkins


Master of Arts (MA)
School of Oriental and African Studies, U. of London
2015 – 2018
The Rise of Superheroes and their Impact on Pop Culture
2017 – 2017
Certificate - Hong Kong Cinema Through a Global Lense
The University of Hong Kong
2017 – 2017
Certificate - HollywoodX: Hollywood: History, Industry, Art
University of Pennsylvania
2017 – 2017
Inside Pictures 2010
2010 – 2010
BA (Hons)
Goldsmiths, University of London
1989 – 1991