Jean-Paul Frenay is a Film Director / Creative Director and multidisciplinary Visual Artist living in Belgium.
Born in Siegen, he spent his youth in Germany before moving to Brussels to begin his studies.
His particular vision and the quality of his films made him graduate with honors from Film School. After a specialization in visual effects, he started his career as a flame artist where he developed his skills which gave him the confidence to start directing.
He took his first steps directing commercials and quickly became known for his ability to mix many different techniques, including live action, stop motion animation, CGI, miniatures, motion design, video mapping and photographic artworks.
Several of his projects such as his short film "Artificial Paradise, Inc" the collaborative project "Resonance"or his "VW Bluemotion" and "Nike" commercials gave him the opportunity to be featured in numerous national and international industry leading festivals and publications such as Onedotzero, Stash, IDN, OFFF, Motionographer, Shots and Repérages.
Always looking for new challenges, he sometimes works as a video artist in performance arts creating visuals and interactive installations for plays, choreographies and experimental work.
In parallel, he's developing hisphotographic skills creating artworks and personal series.
As a passionate musician, he is also the leader of the electro rock project I, the Phoenix which already got great reviews for their first stereoscopic album.
Jean-Paul always tries to push the limits, change his style and explore beyond boundaries combining storytelling with a strong sense of art direction.