Catherine DUSSART

Born July 8, 1953 – French citizenship

Director of TF1 since April, 18, 2013 – independent

Termination of Mandate: 2026

Chairwoman of  the TF1 Ethics, CSR and Sponsorship Committee
Member of the Selection and Remuneration Committee

Holds 100 shares in TF1
Business address: 25, rue Gambetta – 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt

After studying management, Catherine Dussart began her career as a press officer and then became a producer of documentaries and dramas for cinema and television with the creation of Les Productions Dussart in 1992 and CDP in 1994.Since then she has produced or co-produced nearly 100 films in around 15 countries.Her recent productions include: Everything will be OK by Rithy Panh (2022 Silver Bear award); Once Upon a Time in Calcutta by Aditya Vikram Sengupta (2021 Venice Film Festival); Laila in Haifa by Amos Gitai (2020 Venice Film Festival); Les Irradiés (Irradiated) by Rithy Panh (Best Documentary award at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival); A Tramway in Jerusalem by Amos Gitai and Graves Without a Name by Rithy Panh (2018 Venice Film Festival) 9 fingers by F.J. Ossang, (winner of best screenplay at the 2017 Locarno Festival);The Exile by Rithy Panh (official selection, 2016 Cannes Film Festival; Gospel by Pippo Delbono, (official selection, 2016 Venice Film Festival; and The Missing Picture by Rithy Panh, (“Un Certain Regard” prizewinner, 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Prix Italia, and Academy Award nominee for best foreign film).A number of films are in production for 2023, including new films by Rithy Panh, Amos Gitai and Peter Greenaway. Catherine Dussart is a consultant for the Doha Film Institute. Catherine Dussart’s film productions illustrate her passion for ethical, societal and human values as well as an awareness of environmental issues. She has been a member of the World Cinema Subsidy Commission of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Deputy Chair of the Royalty Advances Commission of the French National Cinematography Centre (CNC); and a member of the CNC’s Distribution Subsidy Commission. 

Other directorships and positions outside the TF1 group

In France: General Manager of Catherine Dussart Production-CDP.

Former directorships and positions held in the past five years