Jeremy Clapin studied at the Paris School of Decorative Arts. Graduated in 1999, he begins working as a graphic designer/illustrator as well as a director of commercials and music videos. In parallel to his activity, he directs short animated films that will progressively put him at the forefront of the contemporary animation scene. UNE HISTOIRE VERTÉBRALE in 2004, SKHIZEIN in 2008, which was an unprecedented success (over 90 prizes in festivals, amongst them Cannes, Annecy and Clermont), then PALMIPEDARIUM in 2012, produced by Papy3D productions that he will join as a partner.
In 2012, he begins working on his first animated feature film, I LOST MY BODY, produced by Xilam. In 2019, the film is the first animated feature film in the history of cinema to receive the International Critics’ Week’s Grand Prize at the Cannes Festival. The film, bought by NETFLIX, prides itself on an exceptional run: audience and Cristal for a Feature Film award at the Annecy Festival, numerously praised by the major critic groups in the US, the film received 3 ANNIES Awards, a nomination to the OSCARS and two Cesars in 2020.