Florence Miailhe

Biography from Wikipedia:
In 1980, she graduated from the National School of Decorative Arts , specializing in engraving.
She is the daughter of Jean and Mireille Miailhe and the niece of René Glodek . After being a modeler for the press while continuing the painting and engraving, she realized her first short film Hammam in 1991, pushed by Robert Lapoujade . Her very personal work is noticed in different festivals. In particular, she received the César Award for Best Short Film in 2002 for Au premier Dimanche d’août and the special mention at the Festival de Cannes in 2006 for Conte de quartier . She carries out her animations based on painting, pastel or sand, directly under the camera by proceeding by covering. These techniques are known as animated painting and sand animation . Motion and bodies 1 are also essential in his work, as is the music composed by Denis Colin that he creates once the animation is finished. She also worked with the writer Marie Desplechin for Scheherazade and Conte de quartier . Their feature film project La Traversée received the Best Screenplay Award at the Premiers Plans Festival in Angers in 2010 and was the subject of an exhibition at the Fontevraud Abbey. She receives a Cristal d’honneur, on the occasion of the 39th International Festival of Animated Film of Annecy 2015.