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Romain Gavras
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Biography
Neo Surf
GENERAT8ION x 070 SHAKE
Louis Vuitton
Couer Battant
Dior J'Adore
Reborn
Short
Le Monde Est Á Toi
Dior
Homme

Born in Paris in 1891, he immersed himself, from an early age, in the world of the 7th art. In 1995 he co-founded the Kourtrajmé collective with which he produced many works. After three short films between 1994 and 2001, he specialized in the production of music videos. He directed the videos for songs like Changer le monde by Rocé, Stress by Justice, Born Free and Bad Girls by M.I.A, No Church in the Wild by Jay-Z and Kanye West or Nothing Breaks Like a Heart by Miley Cyrus.

At the same time, he also produced advertisements for major brands, shooting Mélanie Thierry and Emily Blunt for Yves Saint Laurent, Robert Pattinson for Dior Homme and David Bowie for Louis Vuitton.

His work extends from music videos to advertisements for brands as prestigious as YSL, Louis Vuitton or Dior without forgetting his feature films.

His first feature, Notre Jour Viendra, was released on French screens in 2010. The film tells the story of Patrick and Remy (played by Vincent Cassel and Olivier Barthélémy), two men who have neither language, nor country, nor army.

In 2018, he shot the ad for Dior J'adore: The New Absolu with Charlize Theron and in 2019 the Louis Vuitton campaign: Coeur Battant with movie star Emma Stone.

The same year released his new feature film 'Le Monde est à toi' presented at the Cannes Film Festival and starring Isabelle Adjani and Vincent Cassel.

He recently created with the music composer Surkin the collaborative project GENER8ON for which he directed the first clip 'Neo Surf' interpreted by the artist 070 Shake close partner of Kanye West. The critically acclaimed clip received a Wood Pencil at the 2022 D&AD Awards.

He is currently working on the screenplay for his next film in collaboration with director Lady Ly, recent winner of the Cannes Film Festival.

Romain Gavras