HALSTON is a feature documentary capturing the epic sweep of the designer’s life and the decades he literally and figuratively shaped. Partially based on the book by his niece Lesley Frowick, the project benefits from direct access to intimates and insiders,from confidante Liza Minnelli to heir Tom Ford. Exploring dramatic cultural and social changes through the lens of the fashion world, this is the life and times of an iconic seventies Don Draper.
Frédéric is a French-born filmmaker. Originally trained in civil engineering, he moved to New York City in 2002 to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts from Columbia University’s film school. He co-produced and co-edited Valentino: The Last Emperor, the 2009 hit shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar. He is the co-director of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a Samuel Goldwyn release. Dior and I, his award-winning directorial debut, premiered at the Tribeca film festival in 2014 and was released internationally in 2015. Frederic was also the cinematographer for Sarah Riggs’ cine-poem Six Lives and Erika Frankel’s documentary King George. He is currently developing several narrative features.
Filmmakers: Frederic Tcheng