Jean-Marie Teno is a director, editor and producer of Cameroonian cinema, born on May 14, 1954. In 1983, he made his first documentary short entitled Schubbah. In 1996, he shot Clando, a feature film that won the Audience Award at the 6th African Film Festival in Milan, Italy. He has since directed Chef (1999), Le Malentendu colonial (2004) and Lieux saints (2009), among others. He is a producer of his films with the company Les Films du Raphia.