Sylvain White

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Sylvain White
Sylvain White at WonderCon 2010 2.JPG
White at WonderCon 2010
Born (1975-02-12) 12 February 1975 (age 41)
Paris, France
Years active 2000-present

Sylvain White (born 12 February 1975) is a French-born film director.


Son of an American professional basketball player and a French flight attendant, Sylvain White was born in France and grew up in Paris. After attending La Sorbonne University for law, he earned a scholarship to Pomona College in Los Angeles, Upon graduation a series of award-winning short films led him to direct a series of music videos and commercials in the US, Europe and Japan.

Sylvain opened his first theatrical feature Stomp the Yard at number one in the US. He went on to direct the action comedy The Losers starring Chris Evans, Idris Elba and Zoe Saldana. He then went back to his native Paris to write and direct the murder mystery La Marque Des Anges starring Gérard Depardieu.

Sylvain also directs numerous television episodes such as CSI, Hawaii 5-0 and Covert Affairs.

He is currently packaging, writing and developing several feature film projects .[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Sylvain White Internet Movie Database.

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