Sylvain Cruiziat

Sylvain Cruiziat



Sylvain Cruiziat is an award-winning French director and cinematographer. Born in 1975 in Paris, France, he has been directing short films and feature films since 1998, and has worked with renowned directors such as Luc Besson, Gaspar Noé, and Jacques Audiard.

Cruiziat studied filmmaking at the Institut National Superieur des Arts du Spectacle et des Techniques de Diffusion in Paris. After graduating, he worked as a freelance cameraman for several years, shooting for various television series and documentaries.

In 2004, Cruiziat wrote and directed the short film “Coeur,” which was screened at festivals in Cannes, Berlin, and Venice. This film won awards at the Paris Short Film Festival, among others.

In 2006, Cruiziat released his first feature film, “Mémoire D’un Oublié,” which was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The film won the Grand Prix at the Lecce Film Festival.

In 2010, Cruiziat directed the feature film “La Famille Bélier,” which was selected for the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was a tremendous success in France, grossing over $20 million at the French box office.

In 2015, Cruiziat directed “Voyage au Groenland,” which was selected for the Cannes Film Festival and won the Prix du Jury at the Festival de Luchon.

In the last few years, Cruiziat has been working on a number of projects, including a feature film adaptation of the novel “Les Revenants,” which is slated for release in 2022.

Throughout his career, Cruiziat has established himself as an accomplished director and cinematographer, with his films receiving critical acclaim both in France and internationally. He is known for his creative vision and his ability to bring his stories to life through stunning visuals and evocative storytelling.

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