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Pascal Degrune  (Linkedin profile)

Pascal always dreamed to tell great stories in images. He like to imagine and create new worlds, pushing the boundaries of his imagination and bringing life and emotion in the projects he’s working on.
 
With more than 15 years of experience in Visual Storytelling and Concept Design for films, games, advertisings and stage shows, he has worked on numerous film projects including Dreamworks A-list film “The Fifth Estate”, “The Expatriate”​ as well as the Christian Dior advertising “J’adore”​. He had the chance to collaborate and learn from amazing directors like Bill Condon, Franco Dragone, Fabrice Murgia, Panos CosmatosStephan Streker, Jaco Van Dormael, Eric Valette, …
 
He made concept designs and storyboards on international shows created by world renewed show director Franco Dragone. He worked as well on music videos, a theme park for Dubaï, and did the cinematic storyboards for the Nintendo game Battalion Wars.
 

He recently expanded his Art Direction and Concept Art/Production Design skills thanks to mentoring classes with James Clyne (ILM Art Director/Star Wars 8) and Dylan Cole (Avatar Production Designer), which complement the acting and actors directing courses he took at Beatriz Flores Silva’s workshop (BXL).

With stories at the core of his work, he’s currently working as freelance Story & Concept Artist for films as well as Film Director, developing IPs and film projects.

Clients include Dreamworks SKG, Smash Media Films, Wanda China, Franco Dragone Entertainment Group, Kuju Entertainment, Umedia, R/O Institute, Nexus Factory, Wanda Productions, DDB, TBWA, Publicis, McCann Ericsson, …

As a multidisciplinary artist, and in another life, he’s also a jazz musician and learned acting during 3 years at the Centre Antoine Vitez in Liège. He taught storyboard and visual storytelling at Brussels SAE Institute and 3D high school Supinfocom in Valencienne (France).

Spécialisations : Concept Design, Key Illustrations, Screenwriting, Storyboards, Previz, Music video, Production Design, Story Development, Visual Storytelling, both traditional & digital techniques …

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