Mathieu Fournet is the Cultural Attaché, Head of Film, TV and New Media Department at the French Embassy in New York City. Previously he was the Head of International Affairs for Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA), the French public institution in charge of the preservation of radio and television archives. He helped to develop Ina’s international activities, notably with Cuba, the Western Balkans, the Mediterranean area and South Africa. Mathieu has been the Head of the French Film Office in Los Angeles, as well as Cultural Attaché, Head of Film, TV & Music in Argentina & in South Africa, where he has been of great support to local filmmakers and French & francophone artists.
Mathieu Fournet introduced Annecy: Short and French at FFC 2015.