Banijay Studios France and Gétévé Productions’ aim is simple: bring together talent and support them to develop and produce high-quality fiction that is innovative, entertaining, and relevant to today’s society.
Over the years, BSF & Gétévé Productions have strengthened their reputation through top brands includingVersailles (Canal+), Occupied (Arte), The Red Shadows (C8), and more recently, Mouche (Canal+), based on UK hit series, Fleabag (created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and produced by Two Brothers Pictures). The leading French players in scripted production will this year produce two seasons of Skam France (France TV Slash), having been one of the first adaptaters of the critically-acclaimed Norwegian format (created and written by Julie Andem), now approaching series 5 and 6.
Led by Alban Etienne, the two companies have a team of recognised producers who develop and produce content for both French and international audiences. In 2020 alone, the teams will devise and deliver a range of shows including: Germinal, Walkyries, 30 vies (based on the original series written and created by Fabienne Larouche) and Eternal City, to name a few.
Alban Etienne joined Banijay Group in 2017 as Managing Director of Banijay Studios France.
Alban Etienne started his professional career at Alya/Ellipse Programme before joining the talent agency, Adequat agency. In 2004, he joined Ramona Productions as Artistic Producer. Between 2005 and 2010, he was Program Advisor for Fiction at M6 Group before joining TF1.
In 2011, he created Ango Productions, for Lagardère Entertainment, and coproduced the shortcoms Nos Chers Voisins, Pep’s and Le Clan de Lanzac. In 2013, he is named Managing Director of Ango and Gmt Productions.