Sylvain Chomet

Biography

French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet studied at the Angouleme art school, where he drew comics. His first comic book, Secrets of the Dragonfly, was published in 1986 by Futuropolis. At the school, Chomet met frequent collaborator Nicolas de Crécy, whom he worked with on an illustrated adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel Bug-Jargal. During the rest of the '80s, he worked as an illustrator in London....