Benjamin Renner’s animated short, A Mouse's Tale (2008), was nominated for a French César Award in 2012. Ernest & Celestine (2012) is his debut feature film.
Belgian filmmaker Stéphane Aubier met Vincent Patar in 1986 when they both attended La Cambre, Belgium's School of Visual Arts. Together they created André the horse and Pic Pic the pig, stars of their award-winning student film, Pic Pic André shoow (1988). Among the pair’s projects are Ufo's boven Geel (1999), Rupture (2000) and their award-winning first feature, A Town Called Panic (SFIAF 2009).