Emmanuel Burdeau (1974) is a French film critic and essayist. Between 2004 and 2009, he was the editor-in-chief of Cahiers du Cinéma. He is a frequent contributor for Trafic, Mediapart, Vacarme, Le Magazine littéraire, and Artpress. He is the author of numerous books on film, including publications on Vincente Minnelli, Werner Herzog and Billy Wilder. He has also written extensively about television series such as The Wire (2002-2008) and The Sopranos (1999-2007), and he published a series of interviews in French with filmmakers such as Wang Bing and Paul Verhoeven. He is currently working on a biography of film critic Serge Daney.