Lucas Durkheim graduated from the prestigious Gobelins animation school in 2017. During his studies, he was fortunate enough to spend a year at CalArts, the LA based art and animation school. Here, he developed on his own short called Grounded which he wrote, directed and animated. It gained the attention of several major animation studios. After returning to Paris, he worked on his final year film together with a team of classmates. Their film Hors Saison was shortlisted at 2018 Annecy animation festival. Since graduating, Lucas has been working steadily as an storyboarder for advertising and as an illustrator. In parallel he has been developing his first professional short film: R.A.S.