Marie Paccou at London Animation Club on 4th July


I am delighted to announce that our July guest is animator Marie Paccou who will be coming all the way from France to see us. Marie specialises in hand drawn and painted animation and has been dazzling us with regular posts in her flip book series:
Her filmography includes Spectateurs (2014), Pas beau (2013), Hubert l’Homme aux bonbons (2009), Le Jardin (2002), Moi, l’autre (2000) Quand tu dors (1998) and Un jour (1997).

Born in 1974 in Dakar, Marie Paccou was 15 when she discovered animation in a small festival near Montpellier. As student in ENSAD (Paris), she directed her first short film, “Un Jour”, which won many awrds around the world, including the European Academy Award for Short Film in 1998.

She graduated from the RCA in London in 2000, where she directed “When you’re asleep” and “Me, the other”. Since, she’s established in Auvergne, close to Clermont-Ferrand, where she directed two short films (“Le jardin” and “Hubert, l’homme aux bonbons”), worked on the opening of an animation school in Cournon and started a small film festival in her village through la Maison aux Mille Images. After writing a short with Hélène Marchal, unfortunately abandoned due to the bankrupt of Les Trois Ours, she turned to shorter and experimental projects.

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