Ulysse Lefort is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter who has been making films since the early 2000s. He is best known for his work on the feature films "Aya of Yop City" (2008) and "Dégradé" (2015), both of which received acclaim from critics.
Lefort was born in Paris, France in 1980. He began his career as an assistant director on various French productions, before making his directorial debut with the short film "Le Chapeau" in 2005. The film was well-received by critics and won several awards, including the Best Short Film Award at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival.
Lefort's feature film debut was the 2008 French-Ivoirian drama "Aya of Yop City", which was critically acclaimed and won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The film follows the story of a young girl living in an African city as she navigates the complexities of life and coming of age.
In 2010, Lefort wrote and directed his second feature film, "Mozart's Sister", a period drama about the early life of Mozart's sister Nannerl. The film was nominated for several awards, including the César Award for Best First Feature Film.
Lefort then wrote and directed the short film "The Art of Love" in 2012, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. He then wrote and directed the 2015 drama "Dégradé", which was well-received by critics and won numerous awards, including the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival.
In addition to his film career, Lefort also teaches film production at the University of Paris. He is currently developing his next feature film, which is set to be released in 2020.
Ulysse Lefort is a critically acclaimed and award-winning director, producer, and screenwriter. With his unique visual style and eye for detail, he has created a body of work that is both aesthetically pleasing and emotionally powerful. He is a director to watch, and his films will surely continue to leave an impact on audiences for years to come.