Founded in 1994 by Renaud Le Van Kim, KM is a highly versatile television production company which specialises in high-quality content productions: current affairs programming, documentaries and large-scale live promotional events.
The company was originally known for producing France’s best-rated daily talk show Le Grand Journal on Canal+ which featured interviews with Hollywood celebrities and senior French politicians for over 10 years.
Now led by Frédérick Lacroix, KM remains an expert in news and talk shows, with the long-running show 28 minutes, a daily success on Arte.
In addition to this, KM extended its expertise into new genres, with high-end factual content for the main French channels TF1 & France 2 (Eat Well For Less, Vets / Firemen Revealed, The Genealogists, … ) and with many documentaries for a large scope of channels (Carlos Le Chacal, Inside Lehman Brothers…)
Among KM’s most successful productions are also the annual glamorous opening and closing ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival, and the French national film awards La Nuit des César.
As a senior international reporter, Frédérick Lacroix started as a producer of magazines and documentaries. He received two Special Mention in the Scoop Festival of Angers and was nominated for the Albert Londres Prize. In 2004, he joined Fremantle Media France and founded the press agency TV presse. Seven years later, he was recruited by Shine France to lead the Documentaries & Magazines Department, as well as being director of the press agency Presse & Co. In 2014, he joined Zodiak France as Head of Documentaries & Magazines, before being nominated Chairman of KM in January 2016.
Antoine started his career on the radio, then he became theater director, then assistant director for Claude Miller or Etienne Chatiliez before moving to television as an independent director.
He works with various production companies and produces many documentaries for TF1, France 2, France 3 and Canal+. In the meantime, he creates Pasadena Productions to produce short programs.
His main productions are 24 hours in A&E, Revealed(fireman, police, vet…), Secret Life of 4 Year Olds…