Originally hailing from France, Laurent Barthelemy established his highly visual style from a 10-year tenure at Psyop/Smuggler in New York. For both interviews and scripted scenes, he values strong communication with his talent, paying attention to subtleties and nuances in expressions to draw out touching performances. His documentary work features rich color and engaging camera movements that feel like they belong in a narrative film. Having produced and directed several animation projects, Laurent is well-experienced working with VFX, often melding it playfully with live action in his work.

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