Charles De Meaux



Charles de Meaux (Istanbul 1967, lives in Paris and Bangkok). An eclectic filmmaker with a scientific background, De Meaux is an artist, producer (amongst others, he produced Apichatpong Weerasethakul masterpieces Blissfully Yours and Tropical malady) and co-founder in 1998 of Anna Sanders Films together with Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno  and the associazione per la diffusione dell’arte contemporanea (X. Douroux, F. Gautherot) later joined by Dominique Gonzalez–Foerster. Attracted by the imagery of science fiction, rock and non-orthodox narration, De Meaux has made videos, short and full length films presented at the most important international events and festivals.

Films as director

  • Trailer part 1 (2006)
  • Marfa mystery lights, a concert for the UFO's - 2006
  • You should be the next astronaut (2004)
  • Shimkent hotel (2003)
  • Stanwix (2000)
  • Le pont du trieur - with Philippe Parreno (2000)

Films as producer

  • Syndromes and a Century, by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (2007)
  • Melvil (2006)
  • Tropical Malady, by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (2004)
  • Blissfully yours, by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (2004)

Major awards

Tropical Malady

  • 2004: Prix du Jury, Cannes Film Festival 1. (producer)

Syndromes and a Century

  • 2007: Best editor award, Asian Film award

Blissfully yours

  • 2003: Rotterdam Film Festival Circe of Dutch Film Journalists (KMF) Award