Cyril Tysz

Writer, Story editor, Producer (France/USA)

Born in Par­is, Cyril first stud­ied film­mak­ing at the Sor­bonne, then at UCLA. He then learnt hands-on pro­duc­tion on the sets of Tim Burton’s Edward Scis­sorhands and Laurence Kazdan’s pro­duced film Dizzi­ness. His career in screen­writ­ing and devel­op­ment began at com­pan­ies like Pan­dora, Arte, Canal Plus, Equi­noxe and Tele Images. After a few years as a devel­op­ment exec­ut­ive in Par­is, he decided to spe­cial­ize in inter­na­tion­al pro­jects and returned to UCLA for an MFA in screen­writ­ing and pro­du­cing. After switch­ing from film to tele­vi­sion pro­duc­tion, he began work­ing for Fox Tele­vi­sion, where he was involved in devel­op­ment and pro­duc­tion of TV shows such as Dharma & Greg, Stark Rav­ing Mad, Tit­us, Life’s too Short, work­ing with the tech­nic­al staff of Buffy, X‑Files, NYPD Blue.

Back in Par­is, he was in charge of devel­op­ing sev­er­al anim­a­tion series and fea­tures, includ­ing Dragon Hunters. He then became a full-time inde­pend­ent screen­writer, head writer and story edit­or. He has writes, adap­ted for the screen or super­vised the script­ing of over 40 TV I.P.s, includ­ing Marvel’s Fant­ast­ic 4 and Iron Man, Casper, Spirou & Fanta­s­io, Jet Groove, Gorm­iti, Sam­son & Néon, Invis­ible Man, Le Mar­supil­ami, Baskup Tony Park­er, The Linkers, Trolls de Troy, Xiaol­in Chron­icles, Luc Besson’s Arthur & Min­imoys. Very recently, Cyril acted as head-writer for the adapt­a­tion of the first two sea­sons of Nor­we­gi­an TV and mul­ti­plat­form hit series SKAM for France TV/Studio 4. Cyril also teaches series devel­op­ment at Par­is-based Sor­bonne, INA and CEEA.