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French success story: Céline Dion in Paris

By mea-correspondent Sandrine Woelffel

Die charmante Céline Dion mit ihrem Film-Team "Greg and Lio" in den Straßen von Paris. Die Sängerin aus Las Vegas kam zu den Aufnahmen ihres neuesten Songs "Encore un soir" an die Seine. Die Atmosphäre in Paris ist immer inspirierend", lobte sie die Stadt. Und zu ihrer Arbeit sagte Céline: „Das Team von Lionel Hirlé war sehr kooperativ und professionell. Es hat mir Freude bereitet." Das Foto zeigt die Sängerin mit dem Film-Regisseur Hirlé, der durch seine körperliche Größe nicht zu übersehen ist.

Foto: "Voici" und "Closer"


Paris (mea) Las Vegas Star Céline Dion made a gift to her French fans: choosing a local team to produce the video clip of her latest song "Encore un soir". It is dedicated to her beloved husband René Charles Angelil, who passed away on January 14, 2016 in Las Vegas.

The shooting took place on July 8th in Paris, under the direction of young filmmaker Lionel Hirlé. He is the grandson of Mario Hirlé, who was part of the well-known French band "Les compagnons de la chanson", touring with Edith Piaf in the Unites States in 1950s. "Music and fine arts are an important part in our family", Lionel Hirlé said. No wonder: the film-producer Hirle (29) is the son of the publisher, writer and master-photographer Ronald Hirlé. Lionel graduated from the prestigeous film school ESRA (Ecole Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle) from Paris. Working together with his old classmate Gregory Ohrel (32), who is also from Strasbourg (France). T he team is known under the name "Greg & Lio".

The two artists work as filmmaker and film director with the most relevant advertising and production agencies of Paris. They produced a wealth of video ads for big advertisers like Haribo, Decathlon, Flunch, as well as making video clips for artists like the Ivorian group Magic System for their song "Magic in the Air" featuring Ahmed Chawki & Red One, rapper Booba, and many other international singers.



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PROMETHEUS, Internet Bulletin for Art, News, Politics and Science, Nr. 228, August 2016