Gaelle Denis

Gaelle Denis

Animation at Passion Pictures
Minneapolis, United States

Summary

Originally from France, Gaëlle graduated from London’s Royal College of Art in 2000 with an MA in Animation Direction. She won a BAFTA and a Cannes Cinéfondation selection in 2003 for Fish Never Sleep. In 2004, her short City Paradise was nominated for a BAFTA and won over 50 international awards.
Gaelle Denis has gained numerous accolades for her unique approach to story telling, she uses a broad range of techniques in her work including animation, live action and theatrical direction.
Denis has worked on a number of visually arresting commercials for clients including recent high profile work for NIKE, Coca Cola, Honda and United Airlines.
She is now completing Crocodile, a live action short funded through the BFI’s latest short film scheme. Blending an intriguing mix of beautifully art directed live action with animation, Gaëlle has been awarded a place on Torino Film Lab’s prestigious Adaptlab and subsequently on the Jerusalem Film lab to develop an ambitious script adaptation feature project. She was also awarded a place on Le Groupe Ouest and the Cross Channel Film Lab where she is developing an experimental 3D original feature script. 

Awards

Positions

Director
London, United Kingdom
Animation
Minneapolis, United States

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