Jean Ozannat

Jean Ozannat began his film production career in Paris at La Pac in 2000. Between 2001 and
2003, he headed the Music Videos department, producing work for celebrated bands such as
Air and Phoenix, among others. His tenure from 2003 to 2008 as Executive Producer in the
TV commercial sector resulted in the creation of over 80 commercials.
In 2008, Jean took on the role of Partner and Executive Producer at Gang Films. By the end
of 2009, he co-founded the production company Henry with Jean Luc Bergeron, quickly
establishing it as a leading entity in the Parisian market.

Jean and Henry have been honored with an impressive array of prestigious awards in the
French and international advertising spheres, including 15 Lions (with 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and
10 Bronze), 9 Eurobest awards (comprising 2 Grand Prix, 1 Gold, 3 Silver, and 3 Bronze), 7
D&AD awards (featuring 1 Yellow Pencil, 1 Nomination, 1 In-book, and 4 Wood), and 2 Clios
(with 1 Gold, 3 Silver, and 6 Bronze), along with recognitions from Epica, LIA, Club des AD,
and more. The Gunn Report in 2013 named Henry the 5th most awarded production
company worldwide.

Throughout his career, Jean has collaborated with a roster of highly regarded directors,
including Fredrik Bond, Hoffman & Metoyer, Lionel Goldstein, Bart Timmer, Martin Werner,
David Lynch, Sebastian Strasser, Martin de Thurah, Andreas Nilsson, Rob Sanders, Markus
Walter, Joachim Back, Pleix, Jeppe Ronde, Lawrence Dunmore, Dante Ariola, Nick Ball, Tom
Kuntz, Didier Barcelo, Adrien Armanet, and many others.
His strategic input and vast experience have benefited a wide range of brands, such as
Canal+, Nissan, Renault, Peugeot, Infiniti, Citroen, Dior, SNCF, BNP Paribas, Amnesty
International, AIDES, Pepsico, Procter & Gamble, Danone, Volkswagen, EDF, McDonald’s,
AXA, Rayban, Disney, SFR, Orange and more.
Jean’s influence and leadership have extended to numerous top-tier advertising agencies,
including TBWA Paris, BETC, Publicis, Havas Paris, CLM BBDO, DDB Paris, VMLY&R, Marcel,
Buzzman, Fred & Farid, Les Gaulois, JWT, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy, Saatchi & Saatchi, and

Jean’s commitment to excellence in advertising is evident in his service as the president of
the craft jury for Club des AD (Art Directors Club France) and as a juror for the Young
Director Award (YDA) in Cannes. His enduring legacy is one of innovation, creativity, and
dedication to the art of film production