Julien Landais is a French actor and director born August, 6th 1981 in Angers, France where he spent his childhood immersing himself in learning about European history and art.
He has directed short films, fashion films, commercials and music videos starring prominent actors (Alain-Fabien Delon, Marie de Villepin, Nora Arnezeder, Marie-Anne Chazel...), fashion icons and models (Daphne Guinness, Gerhard Freidl...) and has collaborated with major fashion brands and jewellers (Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Boucheron, Gareth Pugh, Jitrois, Chopard...) to create unique looks for his films, that are featured on prestigious fashion magazines platforms like Vogue Italia, Madame Figaro or festivals like ASVOFF by Diane Pernet.
Music and rhythm are always a starting point in his working process, being himself a pianist,
and it's always emotions arising from melodies and harmonies that bring him to imagine visual universes.
His taste for lavish, historically meaningful settings (Domaine National de Versailles, Hotel de Soubise, Espace Niemeyer, Château de Pierrefonds...) and futuristic Tech-Noir atmospheres create an arresting background for iconic characters and sensual situations.
Always researching, he likes to delve into new territories, techniques or advanced technologies he uses to craft his films or that inspire him to create images of the future.
He has created his own production company Princeps FIlms and is currently working on the production of his first feature film.