Sylvain Chomet

Sylvain Chomet has been a prolific film and commercials maker for over 25 years and has an unrivalled reputation for his highly creative animation work.

His first film (1996) : “The Old lady and the Pigeons”, an animated short set in Paris won, amongst many other awards, a BAFTA, the Annecy Grand Prize and also gave him his first Oscar nomination.

His next film, the feature length “Triplets of Belleville” ( 2003 ) continued his unique animation look and take on the world. Again, many world awards followed including two more Oscar nominations, for his music composition as well as Best Animation Feature. His last animation feature, “The Illusionist” based on a un-filmed script by Jaques Tati won the New York Critics Prize, the French Academy Award (Cesar) and again was nominated for best animated feature at the 2011 Academy Awards.

Sylvain’s work also includes high profile short form and commercial projects. In 2014 he was approached by the creators of the Simpsons to guest direct the famous opening title sequence. In 2015 renowned Belgian rapper and singer ‘Stromae’ teamed up with Sylvain to direct his hit single ‘Carmen’

Sylvain is represented by Hush for all commercial animation work.

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