Alain Gagnol (born in 1967) studied illustration, cartooning and animation at the École Emile Cohl in Lyon. With a degree in graphic arts, he joined Folimage as an animator. In 1996 he directed The Egoist with Jean-Loup Felicioli, a collaboration which would continue for many more projects. Their first feature film A Cat in Paris was nominated for an Oscar in 2012. Their 2D feature film, Phantom Boy, has just been released. At the same time, he wrote for the publishers Gallimard, Le Cherche Midi and Magnard jeunesse.
Films screened at Animafest