Robin Campillo




Robin Campillo was born in Morocco in 1962. In 1983, he went to study at the IDHEC (the Institute for Advanced Cinematographic Studies), where he met Laurent Cantet, with whom he has collaborated since the late 1990s as editor and co-screenwriter for the films Time Out, The Class, Foxfire Confessions of a Girl Gang, and most recently The Workshop, officially selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the 70th Cannes Films Festival.

In 2004, he directed his first feature film, The Returned. Eastern Boys, his second feature film, received the Orizzonti Prize for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, and was nominated at the 2015 César Awards in the Best Film and Best director categories.