Yann Chapotel was born in 1972. He studied cinema at the University Paris VIII. In a parallel to his editor activity, he’s an independent film director making short films ranging from fiction to formal experimentation.
Yann Chapotel is a participant and the winner of Kinodot competition 2014 with the film An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris. The prize for the best short film from the professional jury: For aesthetically and technically fascinating film, combining time levels and movements beautifully, well structured and orchestrated, not a second too long or short.
Also Yann Chapotel is a member of the Kinodot jury 2015 and participant of Kinodot competition 2017 with the film Vortex Temporum.