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Mar 3, 2009

Elizabeth Marre was born in Paris and completed law school while studying acting for several years. 

Elizabeth worked as 1st Assistant Director on  feature films, where she traveled from Lebanon to Hong-Kong, working on films such as La Moustache and Caramel.

Olivier Pont grew up in the French Riviera. He graduated from the Gobelins, the French National Animation School.

He worked as an animator at the Steven Spielberg’s Amblimation Studio in London and then developed his own stories as a comic strip artist.  Olivier edited eight cartoon books, including Où le Regard ne porte pas….

Elizabeth and Olivier have together written and directed two short films : That Little Spark (La Petite Flamme) and Manon on the Asphalt (Manon sur le Bitume).

Both films have screened and been awarded in several festivals world wide and Manon on the Asphalt was nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Live Action Short.