Frédéric Ambroisine

Frederic Ambroisine is a Hong Kong cinema expert and documentary director who has made over 140 DVD bonus features for film distribution companies in France, the UK, the USA and Germany. Born in France, his passion and knowledge of Asian cinema led him to become a regular writer since 2002 for the French magazines Kumite, Asia Pulp, Coyote and Mad Asia. He is an artistic consultant, writer and director of DVD extra features for Wild Side Film's 100+ DVD/Blu-Ray collection "Shaw Brothers – Les Essentiels". Fredederic visits Hong Kong annually and has interviewed hundreds of cinema industry personalities over the years. Many of his interviews and extra features have appeared on dvds/blu-rays from CTV International, Pathé Distribution, Des Films, StudioCanal, BQHL, One Plus One, Eureka Entertainment, Image Entertainment, Koch Media, Anolis, Tiberius Film and Galileo Medien Ag. His feature-length documentary "Fica: From the Near East to the Far East" was screened in 2010 at the Vesoul International Asian Film Festival. In 2011 Frederic directed the official "Making Of" documentary for Michele Placido's action thriller "Le Guetteur" ("The Lookout") starring Daniel Auteuil, Matthieu Kassovitz, Olivier Gourmet and Violante Placido.