Award winning director and producer Pascal Franchot studied abroad at the American University of Paris and Parsons School of Design before graduating from Ithaca College with a degree in Film and a minor in Photography. Upon graduating, Pascal started directing commercials and music videos for MTV and VH1. Pascal then went on to direct his first feature film, MILO.
In the past three years Franchot has directed/produced over 30 hours of TV which includes five pilots (Bravo, Discovery, Nickelodeon and CMT) three of which have gone to series and two that are in season two and three. Over the past 10 years Pascal has delivered over 80 hours of TV programming for the following networks; ABC, Bravo, CMT, CNN, Discovery, Fox TV, Google, GSN, History Channel, MTV, National Geographic, Nickelodeon, Spike TV, TLC and the Travel Channel. Franchot has filmed all across the US and internationally; Argentina, Canada, Denmark, England, Germany, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, South Africa and the Ukraine.
Through his production company, Fastback Pictures, Pascal is currently developing a TV series with Discovery Studios, BLOODHOUNDS IN BLUE, and in the recent past has partnered with Mike Fleiss, Warner Horizon, Sony and other production entities to develop and create his own original content. Franchot is in early pre-production on the sci-fi action film RIDER and the documentary feature, PAINTED OCEANS, starting Tristan Eaton, Sheppard Fairey, How & Nosm and Revok, which begins filming in England, April 2016.
Pascal produced the critically acclaimed feature film, “Gardens of the Night” starring Gillian Jacobs, Evan Ross, Tom Arnold and John Malkovich; which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and won the International Film Critics Award. Franchot directed and produced the teen drama/thriller, TRIPLE DOG, starring Brittany Robertson, Scout-Taylor Compton and Nolan Funk. In 2011 he won a PEABODY AWARD for his producing contributions on the CNN Heroes All-Star Tribute.
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