Athleticus: Synchronised Trampoline

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Athleticus: Synchronised Trampoline

Director: Nicolas Deveaux

Script: Nicolas Deveaux, Grégory Baranès

Animation: Mickaël Lynen, Emmanuel Margoux, Nicolas Deveaux

Lighting and compositing: Nicolas Mrikhi, Tanguy Weyland

Music: Yannis Dumoutiers

Production: Cube Creative Productions

Country: France

Year: 2019

Length: 2’

Awards: Children’s Film Festival Seattle – Favorite animated short Audience Award


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Nicolas Deveaux is an author and director graduated from Supinfocom Valenciennes in France. For the past 15 years, he has been working at Cube Creative where he specialized in creating stories showing realistic animals and environments for TV commercials, giant screen documentaries and edutainment films for museums and theme parks. Following his short films 7 Tonnes 3 and 5 mètres 80, his new creation 1 mètre/ heure features a company of snails performs a slippery choreography on the wing of an airplane. Nicolas Deveaux is also the creator of Athleticus, an original TV series coproduced with Arte France and featuring animals competing in summer sport games.