H5 is a French graphics and animation studio started in 1996 by Ludovic Houplain and Antoine Bardou-Jacquet (qualified by the Esag - Penninghen). Its work can mostly be found in the fields of music video (visuals for Air, Super Discount, Etienne de Crécy, Le Tone, Alex Gopher, Darkel, Cosmo Vitelli, Demon) and luxury advertising (Dior, Cartier, Hugo Boss, Hermès, Lancôme). H5's current employees include Ludovic Houplain, Rachel Cazadamont, Fleur Fortuné, Emmanuel Cossu, Quentin Brachet, Matthieu Lelièvre, Sandra Schmalz, and Benjamin Parienté. Since 1999, H5 has also worked as a collective of directors. They made their first animated clips under the leadership of Antoine Bardou-Jacquet (animated typography for Alex Gopher, cartoon for Zebda, digital animations for Super Furry Animals and Playgroup) then Hervé de Crécy. H5 made the clips for Röyksopp's "Remind Me" (which won the MTV Europe Award for Best Video in 2002), Massive Attack's "Special Cases", Goldfrapp's "Twist", and a series of advertising campaigns for France and the wider world: Areva, Audi, Citroën, Volkswagen's "Train Fantôme" (1st award Film Cinema, Club of the DA on 2006). H5 is at present represented in France by Addict. Their first short film, Logorama, was selected at the Week of Criticism at the Cannes Film Festival 2009 and at CineVegas in 2009. The film won the Kodak Prix at Cannes and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 82nd Academy Awards.

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François Alaux, Hervé de Crecy, Ludovic Houplain.

2009, France. vo English. 16’