Shirani LE MERCIER
Independent Film/TV Producer
Production and Development Consultant
Shirani Le Mercier has been in the film industry for over 15 years and has worked across all aspects of the business including distribution, production, publicity, event and talent management.
She started her career in film in 1997 at Sony Pictures France as Special Events Manager in charge of PR tours, junkets and festivals for blockbuster films including Men in Black, Black Hawk Down, Erin Brokovich, The Mask of Zorro, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Spiderman…
In 2002, she began her career in production as she launched Sony Pictures’ French co-production branch. In 2003, Shirani was recruited by the highly acclaimed Hollywood veteran John Calley to set up his London production office. During her three years heading John Calley ‘s European Productions, Shirani worked on a variety of high profile films including “Closer” by Mike Nichols (in co-production with Avenue Pictures), “The Da Vinci Code” by Ron Howard (in co-production with Imagine Entertainment) and “The Company”, a TV mini-series on the history of the CIA (in co-production with Scott Free, for US channel TNT).
In 2007 Shirani started consulting and set up her own company ‘Spring Time Films’ in 2009. She has consulted on a number of independent projects and her clients include French Studio Gaumont (“Twelve” by Joel Schumacher, “Splice” by Vicenzo Natali…); French TV and digital production outfit Memo Prod. among others, as well clients in the UK, Spain and the US.
Alongside her consulting work, she is currently developing a slate of film, TV and digital projects as a producer/co-producer.
Shirani is a member of BAFTA. She lives in London and speaks fluent English, French and German.