Martin Meissonnier

Martin Meissonnier has worked as artistic director, journalist, director and composer. In the 1980s, he became the music producer of a number of singers including Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Salif Keita, Ray Lema, Papa Wemba, Manu Dibango. He also produced Khaled's first album. From 1989 to 1994 he directed for la Sept on France 3 and then Arte, a music magazine « Megamix » in coproduction with Channel 4 UK. Between 1994 and 2000, Martin Meissonnier directed (and composed music for) numerous documentary films for french channels ARTE and Canal+. Since 2003, he is still directing documentary fiction films distributed globally like “Life of Buddha”, and “Joan of Arc the Inquest”. In 2001, his book about depleted uranium entitled "Uranium appauvri: la guerre invisible" was published by Robert Laffont.

In 2010 he has also produced “Rose c 'est Paris” the new film of photographer Bettina Rheims and Serge Bramly featuring Monica Belluci, Naomie Campbell, Lea Seydoux, Charlotte Rampling and Michele Yeoh. 

Martin Meissonnier trabalhou como diretor artístico, jornalista, diretor e compositor. Na década de 1980, ele se tornou o produtor musical de uma série de cantores incluindo Fela Kuti, Sunny Ade Rei, Salif Keita, Lema Ray, Wemba Papa, Manu Dibango. Ele também produziu o primeiro álbum de Khaled.

Em 2001, seu livro sobre o urânio empobrecido, intitulado "O urânio empobrecido: a guerra invisível" foi publicado por Robert Laffont.


(La guerre radioactive secrète) France, 2000, 64 min Director: Martin Meissonnier Contact: After 1991 in Irak, many children are born with malformation, in the USA, hundred of thousands of soldiers have gulf War disease and their children have malformation too. This film is an inquest on Depleted Uranium featuring 2 whistle lowers inside the Pentagon and US declassfied documents, and interviews with the deputy secretary of state in charge of the Gulf war disease.