Pierre Commault (1988) is a french film director. He holds a master degree in Film studies from the Sorbonne University (with a master thesis about Political violence in the work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder) and a master degree of Multimedia Conception from the Institut National d'Audiovisuel. He has spent one year at the Freie Universität in Berlin as a student in Filmwissenschaft.
Having worked among the team of the documentary serie Mysteries in the Archives on the images shot by Eva Braun, he finally wrotes a study (translated in english and available online) about the work on the archives. He is a contributor of the filmcritic website Independencia and has organized film workshops about the industrial past of the Parisian suburbs. Besides, he also works as a projectionnist in theaters and film festivals.
His first documentary film, L'Esprit de la zone (Strolling in the ghost zone) co-directed with Nina Almberg, shows the wandering of a parisian ragpicker's ghost through the places where he has lived and worked. It has been selected by the festival Cinébanlieues and by the Festival International du Film Etudiant (Fidé).
He is now developping his documentary project La cité invisible (The invisible city), about the story of the city of Rijeka between september 1919 and december 1920, opposing the vision of a italian legionary from Genova and the one of a young croatian girl grown up in the town.