Cédric Blaisbois

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Cédric Blaisbois
Cédric Blaisbois au festival du film de Cannes 2012.jpg
Born Paris, FR
Occupation Filmmaker, art director, cinematographer, actor, producer
Years active 2011–present
Spouse(s)
Solweig Lizlow (m. 2008–2014)
Website cedricblaisbois.com

Cédric Blaisbois is a French filmmaker. Blaisbois has primarily directed music videos for electronica acts such as Huoratron and Mr Flash. He has also designed album artwork for a variety of musicians and directed short movies. In 2012, he was approached by Paramount Pictures to direct a movie version of his controversial music video Huoratron's "Corporate Occult", but nothing came of early discussions.

Early work[edit]

After graduating in Fine Arts from the ENSAD Blaisbois work as a graphic designer blending modern elements with classic design to produce artwork for record labels and French house artists such as Kavinsky. Blaisbois then began directing, retooling his design experience to shoot commercials and music videos inspired by art house directors such as John Carpenter, David Cronenberg and John Landis. Blaisbois signed with Partizan Midi-Minuit production company in 2011.

Music videos[edit]

Blaisbois has had ties to Ed Banger Records since his first production "Flesh" for Mr Flash. Videos for Huoratron’s "Corporate Occult" and Raveyards’s "Together We Play" are perhaps his best known. In 2016, Billboard ranked "Corporate Occult" number 1 as "the scariest, goriest, freakiest, most intense music video ever."[1]

Commercials[edit]

Blaisbois has directed a handful of commercials for companies including Converse, Nissan, Lacoste and Canal+.

Personal life[edit]

Blaisbois was married to Solweig Lizlow.[2]

Videography[edit]

  • "Corporate Occult" (2011) video for Huoratron
  • "Flesh" (2011) video for Mr Flash
  • "Together We Play" (2013) video for Raveyards
  • "Shoes are boring" (2013) - commercial for Converse

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard". Billboard Online. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  2. ^ "IMDb Bio". IMDb. 2015-03-30. Retrieved 2015-03-30. 

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