Arnaud Brisebois works for a time as a painter, then illustrator. Thanks to this experience, he launches himself into animation and specialises in visual effects. He then works on several American productions: 300, Fantastic 4 and Captain Sky & the World of Tomorrow. As art director on films and commercials, he meets several filmmakers who encourage him to try his hand at directing. He thus commences with a first short, Trotter.