Eleonore Dailly

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An award winning filmmaker, Eleonore founded Autopilot Entertainment with Edouard de Lachomette to develop and produce content with international appeal. As a producer, Eleonore places a particular focus on female driven stories and underrepresented talent.

Eleonore is currently in production on MIXTE, Amazon’s first French-language series, which follows three teenage girls who join an all boys high school in 1960s France. The romantic comedy she produced for Netflix, I’M NOT AN EASY MAN, explored gender inequalities from an unexpected premise and became a global breakout, one of the top 5 most watched films on the platform.

 

After starting in development at Dreamworks SKG’s story department, Eleonore produced and directed the groundbreaking documentary DIRT. Shot in 8 countries, the film featured Jamie Lee Curtis, and received a standing ovation during its Sundance premiere. Eleonore then single handedly packaged and produced the commercial hit SWELTER, starring Alfred Molina, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Lennie James, and Jean Claude Van Damme. The film sold out in over 30 territories. Eleonore also produced SISTER CITIES, a passion project developed by Alfred Molina, starring Oscar nominated Jacki Weaver. Eleonore’s first foray into television included three seasons on the Emmy-winning series JUSTIFIED, based on Elmore Leonard novella.

Previously, Eleonore practiced international and human rights law in New York, Paris and Argentina. Under the mentorship of Professor Jane Ginsburg, she received her law degree from Columbia School of Law and is admitted to practice in New York, Paris and before the U.S. Supreme Court. Eleonore also holds an MFA in Cinematics Arts from the University of Southern California’s Peter Stark Producing Program.

 

Eleonore is a member of the Television Academy and the Producer’s Guild of America. Eleonore is a proud Debra Hill Fellow and a mentor in the PGA’s Power of Diversity Program. She is also a Board Member Emeritus and previous CoChair of the Alliance of Women Directors.

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