Emmanuelle Chevalier

Emmanuelle Chevalier is a children's film distributor.

In 2000, she co-founded Les Films du Préau with Marie-Agnès Bourillon, a distribution company that pioneered quality arthouse films for young audiences. Their aim was to offer a different kind of cinema to children, focusing on demanding and varied works from all over the world. With over 20 years' experience under her belt, Emmanuelle has built up the Films du Préau catalogue, which includes around fifty short film programmes and some thirty live-action and animated feature films. Notable titles include acclaimed films such as "Jiburo", "Peter and the Wolf", "A Tale May Hide Another", and "The Boy and the World". Her dedication to the children's film industry has been rewarded with numerous awards at various festivals, making her a key figure in the world of children's cinema.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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