Pascale Faure was born in Paris in 1963. First a coordinator for the afternoon programs on Antenne 2 as soon as 1986, she already shows her love of the short format, devoting a daily sequence to short films. Then, joining the short programs unit at Canal+ in 1988 as an artistic director, she’ll revolutionize the TV landscape by producing a magazine where counterculture found a novel expression : from 1991 to 1999, L' Œil du Cyclone provided 26 minute escapes into the alternative arts by compiling disparate images : archives, animation, psychedelia, best bits from MTV's Liquid TV, oddities by video artists hooked on new imagery, in a popular and experimental vein, worthy of Jean-Christophe Averty's work.
The programs she will later produce (Mensomadaire, l’Œil de links, le Laboratoire d’images…) will perpetuate this avant-garde energy. With many strings on her bow, she's also a writer and co-signed the script of Hypnotized and Hysterical (Hairstylist Wanted), winner of a writer's prize at the Deauville American Film Festival in 2002.
She has just announced her departure from Canal+ where she was one of the heads of the Short program Unit since 2001. She has become an unavoidable figure in the short film world, to which she brings her unswerving support, accompanying young authors that would later often become multi time award winners. A regular of l’Étrange Festival, she honors us with a carte blanche that resembles her.