François-Renaud Labarthe has worked as a production designer since 1984. He is a two-time Caesar Awards nominated talent who has designed for almost 50 long feature films as well as numerous commercials and short feature films. He worked with some of the most talented French directors such as Olivier Assayas, Claire Denis, Romain Gavras and Charles de Meaux.
“The Lady in the Portrait” directed by the French director Charles de Meaux. It is a co-production between France and China that staged the encounter between a Jesuit painter at the court of China and Ulanara empress, the second wife of Emperor Qianlong.
“Personal Shopper” is a supernatural psychological thriller written and directed by Olivier Assayas, starring Kristen Stewart. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where Assayas won the Best Director Award.
“À l'origine (In the Beginning)” directed by Xavier Giannoli. It competed in the main competition at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. For this movie François-Renaud Labarthe received a Caesar Award nomination for Best Production Design.