Jean-François Laguionie

Jean-François Laguionie

France

Jean-François Laguionie (Besançon, 1939), made his animated feature directorial debut with GWEN, THE BOOK OF SAND (1988), after having helmed a number of short films. This was followed by A MONKEY'S TALE (1999), BLACK MOR'S ISLAND (2004) and THE PAINTING (2011), nominated for a Best Animated Film César in France. His latest film THE PRINCE'S VOYAGE (2019), co-directed with Xavier Picard, was selected in the Fuori Concorso section at Locarno FF.