Fabrice Joubert is an Academy Award Nominated and award-winning French writer/director who comes from the animation world. He grew up in Paris where he graduated from the Gobelins Animation School after majoring in film studies at the Sorbonne University. He started his career in Los Angeles as an animator and storyboard artist before going into writing and directing films. He was nominated for an Oscar in 2010 for his animated short film French Roast. “Safety” is his first live action film.