Newen announces original documentary about John Galliano fashion designer

Produced by TF1 Studio and the renowned director Kevin Macdonald, the film will be launched at the Marché du Film (Film Market) during the Cannes Festival 2022.

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Sabine Chemaly

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Newen Studios announces the production of an original documentary about fashion designer John Galliano, directed by the renowned Scottish producer, director, and documentary filmmaker Kevin Macdonald.

Produced by TF1 Studio (Newen Studios) and Kevin Macdonald, the film is currently being shot for a release in theaters in 2023 and it will be launched at the Marché du Film (Film Market) during the Cannes Festival 2022 by Newen Connect - TF1 Studio sales team. Kevin Macdonald will also be present to introduce the film to buyers.

Nathalie Toulza-Madar, Deputy CEO - TF1 Studio: “TF1 Studio has a major ambition in international co-productions. In this context, we met Kevin Macdonald whose work we admire. We were quickly convinced by his vision and ambition for this prestigious project on the iconic John Galliano. This documentary will tell the story of the man beyond the creative genius who has shaken the 1990s and 2000s. Kevin Macdonald is the best director to bring this story to the screen. I hope that this first collaboration with him will be the beginning of many others.”

Sabine Chemaly – EVP International Distribution - Newen Connect - TF1 Studio: “Kevin Macdonald is a talented filmmaker and documentarian who will now undertake the portrait of the famous designer John Galliano. Between the glamour of the fashion shows, the celebrity line-up, and the major impact of social networks on our time, everything is gathered here to make this documentary an event when it will be released in theaters and for broadcasters all around the world. It is a privilege for Newen Connect – TF1 Studio to work with Kevin Macdonald and his teams to share the project to the widest audience possible”

Between the glamour of the fashion shows, the celebrity line-up, and the major impact of social networks on our time, everything is gathered here to make this documentary an event when it will be released in theaters and for broadcasters all around the world” Sabine Chemaly EVP International Distribution - Newen Connect - TF1 Studio