Philippe Gaulier

Presenting
Philippe graduated in 1999 from the ESAG Penninghen in Paris, studying graphic design, Illustration, and Art Direction. After working a few years in advertising, illustration, and video games, he crossed the sea to London, to work in the film industry. There he had senior roles in various major VFX facilities' Art Departments such as Double Negative, MPC and Method studios UK. While there he also developed relationships with studios and worked directly for Marvel, Disney, Warner Bros, and others, as part of their on set Art Department teams. Some of the most recent films he has worked on include: The Matrix: Resurrections, Slumberland, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, Blue Beetle. Philippe then moved to Los Angeles as Art Director for Method Studios where he stayed for another few years, before joining Framestore as Art director.

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/28 10:30AM - 11:30AM

The Matrix: Relocations

Room 209-210 | Philippe Gaulier

Framestore Art Director Philippe Gaulier discusses the personal and professional journey he took on The Matrix: Resurrections. Relocating from LA to San Francisco with his family for a six-month immersion in the film's pre-production stage, Philippe joined director Lana Wachowski, Production Designers Hugh Bateup and Peter Walpole and the film's talented concept design team. Philippe will shed light on the human experience, and how the personal relationships and collaboration made conceptualizing the film an incredibly enjoyable and motivating creative process.