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Claude Barras

Film Director / Film Producer | * 01/19/1973 (48) | Sierre (Switzerland)
Claude Barras (born 1973) is a Swiss director. Barras was born in Sierre, Switzerland. He studied illustration and computer graphics at École Emile Cohl in Lyon. He received a degree in anthropology and digital images from Lyon, studied computer graphics at ECAL (École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne) and worked as a freelance illustrator in Geneva. Throughout his career, Barras directed several short films, including The Genie in a Ravioli Can (2006). Barras' first full-length animated feature, My Life as a Courgette (2016), was presented at the Director's Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival and received numerous awards at film festivals around the world. The film was selected as Switzerland's official entry for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. It was nominated. ()
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Claude Barras was born in Sierre, Switzerland. He studied illustration and computer graphics at École Emile Cohl in Lyon. He received a degree in anthropology and digital images from Lyon, studied computer graphics at ECAL (École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne) and worked as a freelance illustrator in Geneva.Throughout his career, Barras directed several short films, including The Genie in a Ravioli Can (2006). Barras' first full-length animated feature, My Life as a Courgette (2016), was presented at the Director's Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival and received numerous awards at film festivals around the world. The film was selected as Switzerland's oficial entry for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.

Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Horror | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Claude Barras

European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film Academy Award for Best Animated Feature European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film European Film Academy Young Audience Award

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Movies with Claude Barras as Crew(11)

Directing/Director2016 My Life as a Zucchini
Writing/Co-Writer2016 My Life as a Zucchini
Production/Producer2014 Impostor
Production/Producer2013 Monsieur l'assassin X
Directing/Director2012 Room 69
Production/Producer2010 The Girl and the Hunter
Directing/Director2009 Land of the Heads
Directing/Director2007 Sainte Barbe
Production/Producer2007 Sainte Barbe
Directing/Director2005 Banquise
Directing/Director2005 The Genie of the Ravioli Tin

Full Name: Claude Barras
Citizenship: Switzerland
Born: Friday, 01/19 1973 (January) in Sierre (Switzerland) (current age: 48 years + 279 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Claude Barras frequently works together with these people:
Jadwiga Kowalska (9x, Crew)
David Toutevoix (5x, Crew)
Cédric Louis (5x, Crew)
Elie Chapuis (4x, Crew)
Germano Zullo (3x, Crew)
Antonio Veiras (3x, Crew)
Lynn Devillaz (2x, Crew)
David Monti (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:164073, Added: 07/06/2018, Last updated: 10/20/2021