Growing up is discovering the walls around us | Nicolas Fattouh | TEDxSciencesPoCampusMenton

Nicolas Fattouh is a Lebanese animator and artist, his talk explores the power of animation in breaking down psychological walls between the other and the individual. Nicolas is a Lebanese animator and artist. In 2012, he also started studying animation because he always loved telling stories, making people dream and taking them into fantasy worlds. He graduated from the Academie Libanaise Des Beaux Arts first of his class in 2015 with his first short animation “Le voleur de casseroles”. The film won the price of “Best Animation” at the festival ZUMEFF in Abu Dhabi and it was screened in several national and international film festivals such as: Monstra (Lisbon), Beirut Animated (Beirut), NDUIFF (Beirut), Original Narrative (Dubai), FIFOG (Geneva), Arab Film Festival (Los Angeles), Arab Film Festival (San Diego), Arab Film Festival (San Francisco), AFF Germany (Tubingen). In 2017 his project “How grandmother became a chair” won the Arab animation forum (ITFS Stuttgart) and is currently nominated for the film prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung (2018). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at