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Passion Paris Signs Director Samuel Tourneux

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Samuel's 2007 short 'Meme les pigeons vont au paradis' was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Short

Passion Paris Signs Director Samuel Tourneux

Passion Paris, the French studio of international production company Passion Pictures, has signed director Samuel Tourneux to its roster of talent. His first film made in collaboration with Passion, created by Leo Burnett for Coco Pops Porridge, was released recently and marked the beginning of a series of spots for the brand.  

One of the most respected individuals in the French CG industry, Tourneux studied his craft at top animation school Supinfocom before gaining a decade’s worth of experience as a special effects and animation supervisor in cinema and advertising. In 2007 his short film “Meme les pigeons vont au paradis” (“Even Pigeons Go To Heaven”) was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Short and since then he has directed numerous advertising films and dazzling shorts, including three for the Despicable Me franchise; "Banana", "Home Makeover" and "Orientation Day".

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Passion Paris, Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:06:30 GMT