ELEPHANT GROUPE

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ABOUT US

Who we are

Founded in 1999, ELEPHANT is a French leading TV production company. We produce a wide range of programs, both for TV channels and streaming services (Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video…). In more than 20 years, we’ve produced several magazines (Seven to Eight – TF1, The extraordinary powers of the human body – France 2, Jamy’s World – France 3, Invitation to travel – Arte), more than 30 documentaries each year, tv shows (Le Grand Oral, 2000-2020 : 20 years of memories – France 2), as well as many TV series (Desperate Parents, The PIM : Parenthood Instruction Manuel, Innocent – France 2, The Intern – France 3, Workingirls – Canal +, Fear by the Lake, Rebecca – TF1, Week-end Family – Disney+, Bendo – Netflix, Tamara…).

The power of content is at the heart of all our creations.

Thanks to the expertise of dedicated teams (ELEPHANT AT WORK/LIVE), we also offer tailor-made services to brands (including L’Oréal, LVMH, French Air Force…), for which we create : B2B events, marketing campaigns, corporate films…

Our brands

Our international subsidiaries

Dirigeants

  • Chief Executives
    • Emmanuel Chain, Thierry Bizot

  • CEO, Fiction
    • Guillaume Renouil

  • CEO, Live
    • Lionel Cottu

  • CEO, Fiction
    • Gaëlle Cholet

  • CEO, Documentaries
    • Gaël Leiblang

  • CEO, Brands & Corporate
    • Hervé du Verne

Timeline

ELEPHANT & CIE

1999: Creation of ELEPHANT & CIE, directed by Emmanuel Chain and Thierry Bizot.

ELEPHANT at Work

2004: Creation of ELEPHANT AT WORK, the brands and businesses branch directed by Hervé du Verne.

ELEPHANT Story

2006: Creation of the fiction branch “ELEPHANT STORY” directed by Guillaume Renouil.

ELEPHANT Doc

2009: Creation of ELEPHANT DOC, the documentary branch directed by Gaël Leiblang.

ELEPHANT Live

2012: Creation of ELEPHANT LIVE directed by Lionel Cottu.

ELEPHANT Africa

2017: Creation of ELEPHANT AFRICA directed by Clément Bosson.

elephant international

2019: Creation of ELEPHANT INTERNATIONAL, dedicated to the production of international series and co-productions headed by Sandra Ouaiss