Damien: film maker, author…

I started working as an independant filmmaker after a 2.5 year worldtour on a tandem bike with my former lover. The revelation came as a bit of a shock: I never had a camera for myself before and wasn’t interested in one (said I), but suddenly, upon departure, a local television prompted me to film our journey. And yahoo! I realized I was meant to tell stories, shoot images and edit films. When that first long journey ended, I fully (read: with passion, heart, energy and lots of mistakes) launched myself in a career as an independant adventure filmmaker. Ever since I produced all the films you can see on this website, at a dizzy rate of 2 to 3 films per year. I aim at telling beautiful stories, bringing back good news and food for thoughts from the world, with a personal look on life, lots of laughters and beauty.

>>> a resume that looks like me <<<

PosterTitle / YearPitchFeature
PosterTitle / YearPitchFeature
Tuani
2016
a fruity+freeride adventure with fatbikes on Nicaragua's volcanos1 film, running time 52 minutes, broadcast on tv and screened at festivals
Mutation At The Summit
2015
ascent and freeride down Svalbard's summit without legs...1 film, running time 10 or 60 minutes, broadcast on tv and screened at festivals
Winter Tyres Mandatory
2015
riding a fatbike accross the Vercors range in winter pulling a sled1 film, running time 35 or 60 minutes, broadcast on tv and screened at festivals
Ut4M
2015
in-depths with Grenoble's ultra-trail1 film, running time 14 minutes, free access on the internet
Film posterUnivertical
2014
running across the White Teeth mountain range in lightweight mode and autonomy1 film, running time 60 or 26 minutes, broadcast on tv
Film poster The Tale Of Jack Frost
2014
the making-of "71° Solitude North" shot, written and edited as a standalone adventure film about fatbiking and shooting films in the arctic cold1 film, running time 22 or 35 minutes, broadcast on tv and screened at festivals worldwide
Film poster71° Solitude North
2014
a lone woman skis across Lapland on her own, pulling a sled heavier than herself1 film, running time 52 min, screened at festivals worldwide
Film posterJor
2013
ski adventure across the Jura Range as if it was the Far North1 film, running time 52 or 26 min, broadcast on tv and screened at festivals
Film posterAutarcies
2013
riding a tandem with 2 kids across the Spanish mountains to investigate on ecovillages1 film, running time 60 min, screened at festivals worldwide
Film posterIrene
2013
diary of a food transition towards raw veganism and portrait of a naturopath 1 film, running time 52 min, free broadcast on the web
Film posterOne Step Aside
2012
running across the Chartreuse mountain range outside of sing-posted paths and regular trails1 film, running time 30 min, broadcast on TV and screened at festivals
Film posterNo Man Iceland
2012
across Iceland on a tandem with a baby, looking for the Queen of the Elves 1 film, running time 10 or 52 min, broadcast on TV & screened at festivals worldwide + a short documentary
Film posterThe Big Detour
2009
2.5 years around the world on a tandem3 films, running time 52 min each, broadcast on TV & screened at festivals worldwide + numerous free videos and short documentaries

By now you’ve understood that I like to produce images. I do it my way, with passion and dedication. I’m an able worker and a pleasant work partner. My work certainly isn’t very academic or conventional but I know how to adapt to any constraints, probably because I’m an avid learner and always keen to improve myself.

Haute-SavoieSuèdeFrance

Over the years, I developed my own all-terran, sporty Reporter, Cameraman and Film-maker profile, but I also sometimes performs as a photographer or editor.

TibetTibetBosnie

 

Independent film maker

As this site shows, I regularly make my own adventure films, documentaries, and promotional videos.
But you can just as well ask me to make the film of your adventure, produce a video for you, or work for you as a cameraman.

 

 

Reporter and cameraman

I enjoys putting my skills at work for others.
My unconventional approach and the knowledge gathered through years of travel around the world make me an interesting asset.

 

IndeSuède

 

Photographer

Occasionally, I can also perform as a photographer.

ThaïlandeFestival

 

Editor

That’s one pleasure I sometimes indulge in: diving into someone else’s footage and unwrap all those takes one after the other, to unveil their secrets and build a story out of it. If you don’t quite know where to start working on your footage, ask me.

 

Autonomous

In every situation, I seem to be appreciated for my autonomy, my flexibility and my availability. Owning all the necessary equipment, my years of travel have tought me to keep it light and use it efficiently.

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