Paul & Gaëtan  Brizzi
Painters | Illustrators | Draftsmen |
A presentation of their paintings, watercolors and drawings
Paul's work | Gaetan's work |
Collaborative Work : Orlando Furioso

Recent Exhibition: Los Angeles, California - The Italian Cultural Institute
"Orlando Furioso" Exhibition of 46 pencil drawings by Paul and Gaëtan Brizzi
April 17 - May 9, 2003

Press release

Twin brothers, born in Paris in 1951, Paul and Gaëtan studied Art at "L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs".
They created their own animation company and directed many projects. They won the prestigious "Prix de Rome" in 1976 and, received in 1980 the distinction of "Chevaliers de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres".
In 1994, Paul and Gaëtan came to Los Angeles to work for Disney and conceived and directed the segment "Firebird for Fantasia 2000.
They are currently working for Dreamworks.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:
Gaëtan Brizzi: gbrizzi@earthlink.net
Paul Brizzi: ppbrizzi@earthlink.net

Biographical notes
Born in Paris - December 24, 1951
Education
  High School - Superior Decorative Arts of Paris
Career
1973 First short entitled “Un” - which won the Quality Prize
1976-77

Winners of the annual Grand Prix de Rome from the Cultural Ministry:

  Awarded with a stay of two years at the French Academy Villa Medici in Rome to work on second short entitled “Fracture” which received numerous prizes at European Festivals.
1978-84 Created their own company for producing commercials
1982 Production of a third short entitled “Chronique 1909”
  Received a prize at the Annecy FestivalNominated for a French Academy Award
1983 Created story boards for a live action film by Roman Polanski, “Pirates”
1984-85 Directed first animated feature film, “Asterix and Cesar's Surprise” for Gaumont Productions
1986 Creation of Brizzi Films
       Produced international television shows
     Worked on “Babar” for Nelvana
1989 Sold Brizzi Films to Walt Disney Television
  General Managers of new Disney French facilities, Walt Disney Feature Animation, France S.A.
Production of animated feature, “The Treasure of the Lost Lamp”
1990 Received Honorific Distinction by the Cultural Ministry, Chevalier de L'Orde des Arts et des Lettres
  Production of various episodes of Disney Television series and special, including:
     “Winnie and Christman Too” (Special)
     “Tale Spin” (Episodes)
     “Goof Troop” (Episodes and Special)
     “Marsupilami” (Special)
     “Bonkers” (Special)
1994 Transition at Walt Disney Feature Animation - Worked in Los Angeles with Kirk Wise and Gary Trousdale on Disney's “Hunchback of Notre Dame” as Sequence Directors
1996 Directors of the finale segment “The Firebird Suite” of “Fantasia 2000”
1998 Development of an adaptation of “Don Quixote”
2001 First exhibition of personal Art at Disney
Leave Disney and work for Dreamworks as Directors

 

 

 


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