57 years old (Born on May 08, 1963)
Film director.In his video clips and commercials, he was a pioneer for a lot of things. For example the video clip he made for IAM (Je danse le Mia) was the first video clip using the morphing technics. And above all he invented the technique of several cameras taking pictures in the same time around somebody. This technique was used for the first time in a commercial for insurance, then in Bju00f6rk's "Army of Me" video clip and in The Matrix (1999). Has a son called Paul. Well known feud with Sofia Coppola due to her portrayal of Spike Jonze in her Oscar Awarding Winning film Lost in Translation. Spike Jonze, a friend of Gondry`s. (rottentomatoes.com) Has a son called Paul. Prefers not to shoot sexual scenes in his films.
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Fun Facts About Michel Gondry
Doing a film with his son Paul, will be written by Dan Clowes. (slashfilm.com)
Spent 2005 as an artist-in-residence at MIT.
His grandfather Constant Martin invented one of the first synthesizers (the Clavioline), and his father sold electric guitars.
Resides in New York but is from France. (findarticles.com)
Brother of Olivier Gondry.
Just finished a film in Tokyo. (slashfilm.com)
His grandfather, Constant Martin, invented the clavioline, one of the first keyboard synthesizers. His father programmed computers. His mother was a pianist.
The director posted a short video on YouTube in 2006 titled simply "Michel Gondry Solves a Rubik's Cube With His Feet" in which he solved the famous puzzle with his toes.
Artist in Residence at the Massachusettes Institute of Technology in 2005 and 2006.
Has a son named Paul. (findarticles.com)
Is a big fan of Mya.
Wrote the movie Science of Sleep after winning an Oscar for previous film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. (findarticles.com)
Played drums on Kanye West`s hit single "Diamonds from Sierra Leone" (2005)
Graduated from u00c9cole Olivier de Serres in Paris.
His 2004 "Drugstore" spot for Levi's 501 Jeans holds the record for most awards won by a TV commercial.