With an M.A. in French Literature, Law and History, Françoise BERTHEAU-GUILLET started her professional career as Project Manager in charge of Broadcasting for the French Ministry of Culture. She then worked as a producer for major companies such as Continental Cameras, CFC / GAUMONT ROBUR, Flashfilm and for international Pearson Group. In 1999, she set up her own Production Company, “EXILENE FILMS”, with Coficiné as a shareholder, and with JLA Group (since 2001).
Françoise co-produced international series such as Force de frappe / Strike Force (66 x 44′ – TF1, Radio Canada, US Network), Fly by night (12 x 44 ‘ – TF1, Radio Canada, US Network), Melodrama Collection (12 x 90 ‘- La 5, M6, FR3, TSR, RETEITALIA), and Voices in the Garden (FR3 / BBC). She has initiated some emblematic youth series such as Seconde B (208 x 26’), Nos Années pension / The Dorm Years (104 x 26 ‘), hour series such as Action Spéciales Douanes / C.H.A.: Customs House Agent, half hour series such as La Famille Guérin / The Guerin Family (Canal +), mini-series such as Les Aventuriers des mers du sud / The Stevensons and Les Mariés de l’île Bourbon / The Brides of Bourbon Island.
In 2013, Exilène Films has produced L’Esprit de famille / Family Spirit (with Michael Youn, Ary Abittan, Richard Berry) (France 2) and in early 2014 La Clef des champs / Country Heaven (with François Berléand, Florence Pernel – France 3).
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