Videos

BEHIND THE SCENES PART 1

Versailles: Inside

Take a look behind the scenes of Versailles’s first season through this 8-part series. Hear from the cast, crew and creators about the steps taken to create the epic period drama.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 2

A Modern Show

A contemporary take on this 17th century story.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 3

The Brothers of Versailles

The relationship between Louis XIV and his brother Philippe is central to the series. George Blagden speaks of Louis XIV’s personal journey to power while Alexander Vlahos talks about his boundary-breaking role as Philippe.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 4

Women in Versailles

The cast and crew discuss the role of women at Versailles and its surrounding politics of power, sex, solidarity and competition.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 5

Between Reality and Fiction

Hear from Versailles’ historical consultant Mathieu Da Vinha about the process of balancing reality and fiction and the liberties taken when making a fictional series based in history.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 6

Jalil Lespert

French director Jalil Lespert set the tone of the whole series by directing the first two episodes of Versailles.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 7

Versailles’ Design

Travel to the different shooting locations of the series. Hear about the creative choices in set design, costume design and special effects working to bring the series to life.

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BEHIND THE SCENES PART 8

French Show, International Scale

Communication is power. Versailles not only tells a French story, but a story about Europe to be seen and heard across the world.

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Title Sequence

SILVER WINNER – ART DIRECTION & DESIGN:
PROGRAM OPEN/TITLES AT THE 2016 PROMAXBDA GLOBAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

FINALIST FOR EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN AT SXSW 2016

Executive Producers: Ian Whitehead, Incendo / Claude Chelli, Capa Drama

Post-Production Supervisor: Gary Evans, Incendo

Post-Production Assistant: Josianne Bottari, Incendo

Creative Director: Christian Langlois, Mémoire Liquide

Film Director: Christian Langlois, Mémoire Liquide

Art Director and Motion Design Lead: Charles Bertrand, Fly studio

Production: Mémoire Liquide

Line Producer: Marie Josée Bourassa

Director of Photography: Étienne Proulx

VFX, Liquid Specialist and Props: Etienne Proulx

Production / Designer: Jean Bécotte

Post-Production, Color Grading, Motion Design: Fly studio

Music: M83

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Trailer – Season One

Versailles takes us on a dramatic journey into a unique time and place in history where the cults of celebrity and style were born. To tame the nobility and win absolute power, 28 years old Louis XIV launches the construction of Versailles. A trap is set.

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Season 2 Videos