Mikael Colombu

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Mikael Colombu
Born Mikael Edouard François Colombu
(1975-04-25) April 25, 1975 (age 43)
Paris, France
Occupation Film director, music video director
Years active 2010–present

Mikael Colombu is a French music video and film director. He created the animation style Jankyvision.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Colombu was born in Paris, France on April 25, 1975. Colombu's father, Jean Pierre Colombu, was a French surgeon and his mother, Jeanne-Aelia Desparmet Hart, was a French fashion designer. Colombu moved with his mother and younger brother Kevin Colombu to New York City in 1986, then Boston in 1988, and back to New York City in 1991. Colombu relocated back to Paris, France in 1993 at the age of 18. Colombu began attending art school in 1996.

Career & Style[edit]

In 2010 Colombu created the animation style Jankyvision which is made mostly with photography. Jankyvision debuted as a project music video for the singer Bilal.

In 2013, Colombu directed a commercial for TY KU starring CeeLo Green.[2]



  1. ^ "Creating Unique Music Videos With Classic Methods". ABC News May 20, 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "A National Push Seeks to Separate Sake From Sushi". New York Times February 21, 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "J Dilla - Bus-A-Yo". Okayplayer. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Weeknd - The Knowing". Fubiz November 29, 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Watch: Unreleased Music Video For Drake's 'We'll Be Fine'". Vibe December 7, 2013. Archived from the original on 22 January 2014. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Here's Drake's Previously Unreleased Mikael Colombu-Directed "We'll Be Fine" Music Video". 2dopeboyz December 7, 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 

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