Jérôme Boulbès grew up in Paris, France where he studied illustration at the "Arts Décoratifs de Paris". In 1999 his first animated film, Le Puits, was a festival success, and obtained numerous prizes. Other shorts films followed: The death of Tau (2001), Rascagnes (2003), Emergence (2006), Masks (2009), Le Printemps (2012) and the Ghost World series (2014-present). In these films, he developed his own fantastic and poetic universe and exploreed the possibilities of 3D graphics. Those films where screened in festivals like Siggraph, Annecy, Ars Electronica, Clermont Ferrand, Hiroshima, Toronto and many others. 

In 2007 Jérôme decided to resettle in Japan after an artist residence in Kyoto at the Villa Kujoyama. He is now teaching at Kyushu Sangyo University in Fukuoka, where he pursues his artistic research on motion capture and 3DCG, while exploring Virtual Reality and interactive installations.



René Pinnell

As a filmmaker & designer, René produced the acclaimed comedy show Backpack Picnic, directed the feature documentary The King of Texas, sold a TV pilot to MTV, designed 5 products & founded 2 companies.