As of today, the internationally renowned transmedia producer and virtual reality filmmaker Michel Reilhac will join Submarine in the position of Head of Submarine Channel. Reilhac shares a common interest with Submarine in exploring new forms of storytelling in VR, games and other non-linear digital media. Reilhac’s network and experience will enable filmmakers to find a platform for fresh and daring stories that deserve an audience.
Reilhac was Head of Film Acquisitions at Arte France for many years and executive director of Arte France Cinema, where he co-produced an average of 30 films per year, including Antichrist and Melancholia by Lars von Trier. In 2013, he was elected Man of the Year in Film by the trade magazine “Le Film Français.” He will continue to organize workshops on transmedia storytelling at events such as the Cannes Film Festival, Sunny Side of the Doc, The Pixel Lab, Dixit, Femis, etc.