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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Quentin Dupieux

Quentin Dupieux is a self-taught filmmaker/musician born in 1974. He made short films as a teen and sold one of them to Canal+ when he was 19. Simultaneously, Quentin Dupieux started making electronic music under the pseudonym Mr. Oizo. He released his first album in 1996. In 1999, he directed a series of commercials with Flat Eric, a yellow puppet. He sold more than 3 million copies of Flat Beat, the music that he created for that ad campaign. In 2007, Quentin Dupieux wrote and directed his first feature-length film, Steak. Will follow Rubber, Wrong, Wrong Cops, Reality and Keep an Eye Out. He regularly releases electronic music albums. Deerskin is his seventh feature film.