Do you like Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind? Then you will surely like the guy behind that awesome movie! A multitalented man whose music video works are also ultra cool, an indie innovator, we present you Michel Gondry!
The man who was born in Versaille, 8 May 1963 is a French film director, screenwriter and producer. He is known for his inventive visual style. Gondry is also nominated as one of the best indie directors by The Script Lab. Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind (2004) won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and is often ranked one of the greatest films of the 2000s. He is also week-known for his music collaboration with Björk.
Firstly, he began his career with creating a music video for a French rock band, Oui Oui, which catch the attention of Björk, who then asked him to direct a music video for her song « Human Behaviour ». Gondry has directed in total 8 music videos for Björk. He also directed a music video for Paul McCartney song « Dance Tonight3 in which he also made a cameo appearance.
Last year, in 2014, Gondry was also selected as a member of the Jury for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. We can see that his indie innovations has led him this far! So, indie filmmakers, never stop creating something innovative!