Mathieu Auvray & Gael Pouvreau 

Mathieu AUVRAY (a.k.a. matray)

Born in 1981, Mathieu Auvray graduated a french “BTS” technician diploma as an editor after some Art School. Starting in 2001 he works at Mikros Image as a video technician where he met the “Nobrain” crew. In 2002 he joins them to work on TV idents and videoclips as a 2D artist. In 2004 he starts directing with Stephane Beve on “The way we have chosen” a music video for the OMR band. They worked again together on the short film “Kontrol Eskape”. He starts directing on his own on other short films such as “Petroline” and “Meischeid”. He also directs and design some starting titles sequence for TV shows like “La Commune”,“Rien dans les poches” for Canal+ or “Ze Film” a feature film. He also works as a director on commercials like “Maped”, “Vichy” or “Renault”. Writing and directing the short film “Babioles” makes Canal+ interested and they transformed it into a 23 episode TV show. He also continues directing hybrid films mixing live action footage and CG characters.

Filmography

2013: TSR idents 23X14” / TV idents / director
2012: BABIOLES S02 / 10x2’30 + 10x30’’ / animation TVshow / director
2012: STEVE / 45” / teaser for pilot animation TV show / director
2012: ALT­J “mathilda / 4’30 / music video /director
2012: TSR idents 56X14” / TV idents / director
2012: FRANSSISS / 3’30 / short film / director
2011: BABIOLES S01 / 12x2'30 / animation TVshow / director
2011: TSR idents 56X14” / TV idents / director
2010: RENAULT LATTITUDE / 1’15 / commercials / co­director
2009: BABIOLES / 4'45 / animation TV show pilot / director
2009: SANDERO STEPWAY / 45' / commercial / director
2008: IMAGINE'R / 30' / commercial / director
2008: MAPED / 30' / commercial / director
2008: RIEN DANS LES POCHES / start title / director
2007: LA COMMUNE/ start title & FX sequence A.D.
2007: ASA fire on the mountain / 3'30 / music video / 2D supervisor
2007: MEISCHEID / 2' 18 / short film / director
2006: VICHY / 2x30' / commercial / director
2006: GNARLS BARCLAY gone daddy gone / 2'45 / music video / 2D supervisor
2006: DANIEL MELIGNO narigon / 4'00 / music video / A.D.
2005: KONTROL ESKAPE / 11' 1 short film / director
2004: THE WAY WE HAVE CHOSEN / 4'20 / music video / director

Festivals and awards :

Animation award 2013 from SACD
More than 20 sélections : Némo (Paris), Sarajevo, Krok (Kiev), Vilnius, Taipei, New York, Stuttgart, Grimstad ...

Gaël Pouvreau

Born in 1981, Gaël Pouvreau graduated a french “BTS” technician diploma as an editor. Since 2001, he works as an independant editor and sometimes co­director on documentary and TV reports for french broadcast television (France 2, France 3, Canal +, M6, Arte..). He also works as a director on independant project.

Filmography (indie short films)

2013 : DRING OF THE DEAD / 4’34 / Shortfilm / co­director
2012 : LA SUCCULENTE DE MONTREAL / 11’42 / Shortfilm / co­director
2005 : SYSTEMATIC PRINCESSE / 25' / / Shortfilm / director
2002 : LE DOS DE LA MAIN / 11’36 / / Shortfilm / director

Mathieu Auvray & Gael Pouvreau are participants of the Dot Shorts program with the film Dring of the Dead