Jean-Baptiste Chuat is a award-winning filmmaker, Writer, Published Illustrator, and digital sculptor, working in features, short films, Visual effects, and commercials.
His work As a writer/director often draws inspiration from the monstrous and surreal, as well as psychology, which he studied briefly in his German hometown GÖTTINGEN, before attending filmakademie baden WÜRTTEMBERG, followed by the UCLA- extension in Hollywood.
His short films have been invited to the INTERNATIONAL FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL, Universal’s 13th STREET SHOCKING SHORTS, MAX OPHUELS PREIS, and the Short film corner at cannes, among many others. awards include the eyes and ears europe award, and nominations for ‘best Short FILM’ at the International film festival Warsaw, and ‘best camera’ at the german camera award. his dark and surreal short comedy ‘La praline’ premiered at the international film festival san sebastian, where it quickly became an audience favorite and was acquired by television stations in france and germany.
‘JB’ is currently developing his next film project while obsessively creating characters and creatures, movie posters illustrations and concept designs for film and Visual effects.