Ian Bonhôte

Director/Producer - Misfits Entertainment

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Franco-Swiss Ian Bonhôte is an award-winning film Director and Producer, and is fluent in French, English and Spanish. His career has earned him credits spanning commercials, music video and fashion films, as well as co-founding successful Production Company Pulse Films (pulsefilms.com) with fellow producers Thomas Benski and Marisa Clifford. Pulse Films coproduced The Witch, as well as American Honey (2016 Jury Prize Cannes Winner) and is now part of the Vice Media Group.

As a Director, Ian created impactful international campaigns for leading global brands such as, Gatorade, Puma, Nike, Pepsi, as well as promos for Mumford & Sons, Morcheeba, Jamie Cullum, Tom Jones, amongst many others.

After completing his first feature film Alleycats, as a director and executive producer (distributed worldwide, by a Major International Studio, and by Film Mode in the US/Canada), Ian co-founded, MISFITS ENTERTAINMENT (Misfits) Ltd. alongside Producing partner Andee Ryder.

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Ian Bonhôte is appearing at the following sessions:

My Big Break

My Big Break

What can we learn from the most recently successful writers among us? Those of us who were, maybe just a year or two ago, fighting like the rest of us for the big break, to make ends meet and to start to make money from what we love.