Laurent Witz

Laurent joke ( born November 21, 1975 in Haguenau ) is a French animator and film producer.


Joke studied at the École supérieure d'art de Lorraine in Metz and was already during their studies between 1997 and 1998 director of four of its own animated films. His knowledge in 3D animation, he taught himself. He left in 2002 to Luxembourg, where he worked as an animator, among others, on the first animated film worked long Luxembourg The new adventures of Reynard the Fox. He founded in 2007 the production company ZEILT Productions and in 2010 the company WATT frame. ZEILT executive produced among others, animated advertising campaigns. In cooperation between the two production companies emerged from 2012, the short animated film Mr Hublot, for wit, together with co-director Alexandre Espigares 2014 with the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film Award.

Filmography (selection)

  • 2007: The new adventures of Reynard the Fox ( Roman de Renart )
  • 2013: Mr Hublot