Bastien Dubois

Director

Born in 1983 in Lille (France), Bastien Dubois earned his diploma in CGI Directing from Supinfocom
Valenciennes with his graduation short “AH” in 2006. Bastien is a keen traveler, it was after he hitchhiked from the north of France to Istanbul that he had the idea of making an animated travel log. His first independent film “Madagascar, a Journey Diary” was based on a one-year trip to the big red island. This film was very well received and screened in more than 200 international film festivals including Sundance. The film ultimately garnered an Oscar nomination in 2011. In 2012 he directed a TV program based on “Madagascar, a Journey Diary” called “Faces From Places” a series of 20 animated 3-minute travelogue films featuring various countries around the world. In 2013 Bastien released, “Cargo Cult” an animated short film which is set in Papua New Guinea during the second world war.

Filmography

Bastien Dubois's films at RIFF
Souvenir Souvenir
Animated! Shorts
Year: 2020
For ten years the director has wanted to document his grandfather‘s memories of the Algerian War. Today,...

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