Who is Simone Halberstadt Harari?


Effervescence Group

Simone Halberstadt Harari is Founder and CEO of the Effervescence Group.

As an Independant Producer the Company creates and produces a wide range of programs in different genres:

- Game shows: Hold on to your Seat! (2006) and Slam (2009) are daily the highest ratings of public channels France2 and France3. Both original formats are adapted internationaly. Both have web versions as well as successfull « apps »;
- Magazines (FUTURE, the weekly magazine about Innovations on ARTE);
- Specials (Here’s to our 100 Years!, Kicking the alcohol addiction) ;
- Entertainment (The great Spelling Tournament);
- Historical dramas (Mendès France Trial; An unlikely alliance) ;
- Documentaries (portraits, History, Science)…

Simone Halberstadt Harari is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and E.N.A. She is the recipient of many prestigious awards and has been named an Officier de la Légion d’Honneur, Officier de l’Ordre national du Mérite and Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. She is the author of several works, including La Télé Déchaînée, published by Flammarion in 2009.