Christian Volckman

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Christian Volckman (b. 1971 [1]) is a French painter, graphic designer, photographer, author and director. He is a graduate of Ecole Supérieure d'Arts Graphiques in Paris.

He is mostly known for his motion capture animation effort Renaissance, for which he was granted the Award for Best Feature Film at the 5th Festival of European Animated Feature Films and TV Specials[2] The film was internationally released in 2006 and received mixed reviews from movie critics.[3] It was awarded the Feature Film Award at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in 2006,[4] however it did poorly at the box office in America and Europe.

His other film work includes two clips and the short, Le cobaye, which received a Prix du Jury at Annecy in 1995. Maaz has been shown at nearly 100 festivals and has won 30 prizes, including two for sound.

Volkman has directed several music videos, including Miss Chang to the group ChineseMan.

He and visual artist Raphael Thierry in 2008 started the duo ©®, an artistic collaboration source of a series of thematic films and exhibitions named THEFLOW.


Year Title Position Note
1994 Le cobaye Director, Writer Student short film
1995 Rayman Animator Video game
1999 Maaz Director, Writer, Producer, Actor: Maaz Short film
2003 The Man Without a Face Poster Designer Short film
2006 Renaissance Director, Original Production Designer Feature film

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  2. ^ KAFF 2007 Díjak (English: "KAFF 2007 Awards"). Kecskeméti Animáció Film Fesztivál. 2007.
  3. ^ "reviews for Renaissance". Retrieved 5 December 2006. 
  4. ^ "Annecy 2006 Award Winning Films". Retrieved 5 December 2006.