Simon Kessler is a documentary filmmaker and Director of Photography. After graduating from EHESS and Columbia University, he began his filmmaking career with Paris-based production house Galaxie Presse. He has worked on numerous projects for RMC Découverte and National Geographic Channel. In 2016, he wrote and directed the short documentary Mir Kumen On: A Restoration’s Adventure, produced and distributed by Lobster Films, which tells the incredible story of restoring a lost Yiddish film. Air France 447: Looking for the Rio-Paris is his first feature documentary for television.