Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond have known each other since their childhood. Both actresses, they have performed in numerous theatrical productions and their first step towards cinema was by including video in their own plays. This led them to write and direct four short films followed by a first feature, La petite chambre (The Little Bedroom), starring legendary French actor Michel Bouquet. Premiered in Competition at the Locarno Film Festival, the film was selected to represent Switzerland at the Academy Awards, was honored with two Quartz at the Swiss Film Award and received a dozen Awards in international festivals.
Their next feature, My Little Sister (Schwesterlein) with Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger and Marthe Keller premiered in International Competition at the Berlinale 2020. Selected in numerous festivals, the film won a bunch of Awards, among them five Quartz at the Swiss Film Award. My Little Sister was also the Swiss Entry for Best International Feature Film at the Academy Award 2021.
Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond have explored the documentary field by directing three documentaries, among them Ladies, that premiered at Visions du Réel Film Festival and was selected by a number of festivals. It was nominated for Best Documentary at the Swiss Film Award 2019.
They also wrote and directed Open Book, a TV series broadcast on Swiss and French Television. This successful experience led them to write a new TV show, Toxic, currently in development, coproduced by Gaumont-France and RTS-Switzerland.
Recently, Chuat & Reymond have directed Anna Winger’s (creator of Unorthodox) new Netflix show Transatlantic, starring Cory Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs, Corey Stoll and Grégory Montel.
At the same time, the duo has been working on developing new projects, among them the US remake of their first feature The Little Bedroom (La petite chambre). Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara and Laurence Fishburne are attached to the film.
TRANSATLANTIC SERIES MANIA & NETFLIX RELEASE
The Netflix show TRANSATLANTIC, created by Anna Winger (Unorthodox) , directed by Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond (ep. 1-4), starring Corey Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs, Corey Stoll, Lukas Englander, Ralph Amoussou, Deleïla Piasko and Grégory Montel is closing...
project: THE LITTLE BEDROOM WITH MORGAN FREEMAN, KATE MARA & LAURENCE FISHBURNE
Oscar®-winner Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara, and Laurence Fishburne will star in the English-language remake of THE LITTLE BEDROOM which will be written and directed by Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond. HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara, Laurence...
chuat/reymond lead directors of Netflix show TRANsatlantic
Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond have been chosen by showrunner Anna Winger (creator of UNORTHODOX) to direct her new Netflix series TRANSATLANTIC, set in Marseille in 1940, starring Gillian Jacobs, Cory Michael Smith, Corey Stoll, Gregory Montel among others....