Originally from Paris, Barthelemy has a reputation for innovation and visual ingenuity, honed during his ten-year tenure as CG artist and designer/director at Psyop/Smuggler in New York. There he worked on AICP Award-winning HD spot Crow for MTV, as well as the Clio and Cannes Lion Award-winning spot Human Chain for Nike.
Since turning director he’s been at the helm of commercial projects for Nike, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Uniqlo and Google. His epic Lunar ad for Nike also saw him deploy his famous visual effects skills and his stunning Concept AI Ad for Toyota, combines humorous performance and epic automotive visuals. Barthelemy offers truly inventive visual storytelling switching effortlessly between cinematic realism and effects-driven surrealism.