Troublemakers Luca & Sinem Bernie Roux | STASH MAGAZINE Signs Bernie Roux and Luca & Sinem

From the release: is very glad to present new live-action director Bernie Roux, who has recently joined our team. Bernie is an internationally acclaimed director. His most recent awards include a Bronze Lion from the Cannes Lions in the film category, a Silver Clio in NY & a wood/bronze Pencil at the D&AD awards in London to name only a few.

Having more than 20 years experience in the film and animation industry, his unique outlook on art direction, casting and shot selection is sculpted by years as a traditional animator. Originally from South Africa, Bernie has lived and worked around the globe, from Johannesburg to Moscow, Auckland to Paris, London to Stockholm, Prague to New York and most places in between.

The animation directing duo, Luca & Sinem are joining for commercial representation for the French market. Luca & Sinem brings character driven stories to life with their charming animation styles. Luca Schenato and Sinem Vardarli both studied design and animation in Milan and started collaborating in 2005.

Through their directing style, they have been using a mix of 3D and 2D highly stylised animation. Known for their quirky, lovable and eccentric storytelling, their work has been commissioned by various commercial clients including Oreo and Ing Bank.

Their short films which include Fingers Tale and The brave Heart have been critically acclaimed and screened at festivals worldwide such as Oscar-qualified Atlanta Film Festival, Edinburgh, Siggraph Asia, Anima Mundi and shortlisted at British Animation Awards.