Launched in 2015 by Etienne de Ricaud, Caractères Productions is a production company based in Paris.
Born in 1980, Etienne de Ricaud is a humanities and management graduate (khâgne, bachelor’s degree in history and ESCP). He started working in financial structures in New York and Santiago-Chile, then became deputy administrator of a public theater in north of Paris (Théâtre de la Commune), and head of finance of a French production company (Why Not Productions) for five years, before creating Caractères Productions.
Etienne is also involved in the association Cinéma(s) d’Iran as treasurer.
He was joined by Hana El Shammaa in 2023.