Laurent Mercier

Writer (French)


After graduating from the European Conservatory of Script Writing (CEEA, Paris), Laurent worked for the last five years as a freelance writer for French TV broadcasters (dramas, soap and comedy) while also working on independent movies and documentary projects.

In 2013, he participated in Serial Eyes (Berlin), the first European 8-month full-time postgraduate course on TV writing and producing.

He’s just finished to write a feature film and is part of the writers’ team of The Club, an international drama commissioned by Arte Germany.

With two associates, he also created La Grocery, a production company based in Lyon. His series project “The Gamble” developed during Serial Eyes is optioned by a German company to make a European Coproduction about Europol’s investigation into football match-fixing.