Mathilde Babo is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter, best known for her work on the award-winning short film “L’Autre” (The Other). She was born in Paris in 1992 and grew up in a family of filmmakers. After studying contemporary dance in Paris, she moved to Canada to pursue her dream of becoming a filmmaker.
Mathilde graduated from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montreal in 2016 and has since directed several award-winning short films. Her debut short film, “L’Autre”, premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2018, where it won the Cinéfondation Award. The film tells the story of a young woman pushed to the edge of society by her family and society’s expectations of her.
Mathilde has also written and directed several other short films, including “Carnet de Voyage” (Travel Notebook), which premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2020. Her most recent film, “Le Passeur” (The Ferryman), was released in 2021 and has earned her numerous awards, including Best Short Film at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
In addition to her work as a director, Mathilde is also a producer and screenwriter. She has worked on a variety of projects, from documentaries to music videos. She is currently producing a feature-length documentary about the life of a French-Canadian woman living in Paris and a feature-length drama about the struggles of female athletes.
Mathilde Babo is an up-and-coming talent in the French film industry. Her work has earned her numerous awards and recognition, and she is quickly becoming one of the most promising young directors in France. With her unique vision and creative storytelling, she is sure to make a lasting impact on the world of cinema.