The juries are responsible for awarding the official prizes, including Best Film and Best Animated Film, and the special prizes (SFX, musical pick etc).
Discover the members of the jury for the 2010 edition.
Nicolas Bary, Director – Producer
Born on November 28th 1980, Nicolas grew up in a family of musicians.
He began his career producing and directing numerous short films, including Judas, in 2004. At the age of 26, he directed his first film, Les Enfants de Timpelbach, adapted from the novel by Henry Winterfeld. The film was released in 2008 in France and in more than 35 countries. The same year, he founded his own production company, Les Partenaires.
In 2012, he launched his second film Au Bonheur des Ogres, adapted from Daniel Pennac’s bestseller.
In September 2017, he released his latest film, Le Petit Spirou, an adaptation of the famous Belgian comic strip.
While Nicolas’ work was more focused on childhood in his first films, he is at a turning point in his artistic path and is currently developing projects in a darker universe.
Lydia Tassier, Director – Producer
Director and producer, Lydia TASSIER began as a photojournalist and television producer.
Lydia immersed herself very early in the world of exploration and discovery. She grew up in Lambaréné, Africa, in the wake of Albert SCHWEITZER and lived on a sailing boat around the world.
Since then, she has traveled the world on environmental issues.
She shot her first documentary, “L’Horizon” 52′ on a Vendée Globe sailing boat running on renewable energy. At the same time, working on reports, she directed the Europe-Ecologie electoral campaign for the European elections, a short film with Lambert WILSON on environmental protection and a teaser on the lake seal for the Franz WEBER Foundation.
Recently, two documentaries in 3D for Orange on the orphan gorillas of Congo, “Les enfants gorilles” 52′ then “Le Dernier Carré des Gorilles” 52′ in Gabon and in parallel a film for Ushuaïa TV on “Les Espèces clés de voûte au fil de l’eau” 26′ in the Alpes-Maritimes.
Over the years, experiences and encounters (Nicolas HULOT, Edgar MORIN, Yann Arthus BERTRAND, Franz WEBER, Stéphane HESSEL, Pierre RABHI…) she anchored her commitment to the protection of our Planet.
Olivier Lliboutry, Composer
Olivier Lliboutry has been composing for pictures since 1990: features, shorts, TV shows, advertising, writing for full symphonic orchestras with choirs, ethnic soloists or vocalists, as well as small combos, or electronic scores. He has worked in France, Europe, French Polynesia, USA, China, Thailand, South America and Middle East.
French born, Olivier began studying classical violin at age five, and later on, piano and harmony. At sixteen, he discovered the world of synthesizers and electronic music, and after his Baccalaureat, he entered Pierre Schaeffer’s class of electro-acoustic music composition at the “Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris”.
In 1985, wanting to further his knowledge of musical arrangements, jazz and film scoring, he left for Los Angeles, and spent seven years studying there, between the “Grove School of Music”, “U.C.L.A.”, and the film music workshop at “B.M.I.” He received his diplomas in 1986 and 1988.
Back in France, he entered a three year course studying at the “Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris”, to complete his classical training in Conducting, Composition, Counterpoint & Fugue, Piano, and Musicology. He graduated in 1998 in Conducting and Composition.
Philippe Vidal, Director, producer.
After studying English and law, Philippe Vidal joined the CFT Gobelins in 1987 to learn animation techniques. He joined Studio Ellipse at its creation as a production assistant on the series Babar, and was then head of layout (cutting sequences) on Tintin, Orson and Olivia, Rupert, Blake and Mortimer, Mot or storyboarder on other series such as Tex Avery or L’histoire sans fin. In 1996, he directed two short films, pilots for one of his series projects: Frog. In 1997, he was entrusted with the direction of the second season of Fennec, then that of Fracasse in the spring of 1998. Vidal then undertook the direction of the feature film Bécassine, le trésor viking.
Since the completion of the animated series Fracasse, he has held the position of artistic producer and has developed several series projects within Ellipsanime.