Pascal Breton
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Pascal Breton
Pascal Breton
OccupationTV & Film Producer, Writer,
Years active1981-present

Pascal Breton is a French Producer & CEO especially known for creating the French Soap Opera Sous le soleil (aka St Tropez) and the first French Netflix Original Marseille.[1][2]

He is the former CEO & President of Marathon Media Group and the current CEO of Federation Entertainment.[3][4]


In 1990, Pascal Breton started his own production company, Marathon, in association with Olivier Brémond. In addition to managing the company, he worked on Marathon's hit productions, including Saint Tropez (480 × 52 minutes), Babar & Dolmen (6 × 90 minutes) among others.[5][6]

At Zodiak, Pascal, acting as Senior Vice-President of Fiction, oversaw the distribution of Millennium as well as Versailles (Capa, Canal+).[7]

In 2013, Pascal Breton launched Federation Entertainment, a new production and distribution studio dedicated to premium French and international series.[8] There, he produced Netflix's first French series Marseille and co-produced the critically acclaimed French series The Bureau, an international success which was released on Amazon Prime UK & iTunes US, quickly reaching the Top 5 there.[9][10] He is also co-producing upcoming series such as The Collection - Amazon's first European original about a fashion house in post-war Paris - and the Finnish noir series Bordertown, along with many other projects.[11]


List of Producing & Writing Credits in Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Babar (TV Series) Supervising Producer Gemini Awards for Best Animated Program or Series (1989, 1990, 1992)
1995 The Mozart Band (TV Series) Associate Producer
Nancy Drew (TV Series) Executive Producer
1996 Berjac : Coup de maître (TV Movie) Producer
1996-2008 Sous le soleil (TV Series) Creator

Delegate Producer (12 Episodes)

Producer (18 Episodes)

Broadcast in 130 countries[]

Rose d'Or for Best Soap & Best Best Performance - Soap - Female (2004)

1997 Kassai and Leuk (TV Series) Executive Producer)
2001 Queenie in Love Executive Producer
2002 Ken Park Executive Producer
2005 Tokyo Dogs (TV Movie documentary) Producer
15/Love (TV Series) Producer
2007 Secrets (TV Mini-Series, original title: Suspectes) Executive Producer
2008 Pas de secrets entre nous (TV Series) Producer & Creator
L'aventure antibiotique: La revanche des microbes Producer
Sisterhood (TV Series - Original Title: Cinq Soeurs) Creator
2010 Millennium (Miniseries) Producer
2014 Sous le soleil de Saint-Tropez (Spinoff from Sous le soleil) Co-Producer
2015 The Bureau Co-Producer Series Mania International Press Award for Best Actor - Matthieu Kassovitz)

TV Series Audience Award and TV Series Jury Special Prize at the Colcoa Festival.[12]

Versailles (TV Series) Producer
2016 Marseille Producer
The Collection Co-Producer


  1. ^ "TBI Interview: Pascal Breton, CEO, Federation Entertainment". TBI Vision. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Netflix's 'Marseille' Producer Launches International Production Company". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Pascal Breton". Variety. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Pascal Breton". Les Echos (in French). Retrieved .
  5. ^ Keslassy, Elsa. "Marathon rolls out 'Dolmen' sequel". Variety. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "'Marseille's' Pascal Breton on 'Bordertown,' Nordic Noir, Big Euro Co-pros and Crucial Change in Intl. TV". Variety.
  7. ^ "CEO Pascal Breton leaves Marathon Images".
  8. ^ "Pascal Breton Unveils Ambitious Mini-Studio Federation Entertainment". variety. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Spy Thriller The Bureau Set for Season Three". Worldscreen.
  10. ^ "Canal+ greenlights new season of The Bureau". Rapid TV News.
  11. ^ "'Marseille's' Pascal Breton on 'Bordertown,' Nordic Noir, Big Euro Co-pros and Crucial Change in Intl. TV". Variety.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-06-16. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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