Nicolas Contant is a director of photography, formed at the ENS Louis Lumière and the Universiade Federal Fluminense (Bazil). His approch to cinema goes through takes, experimentation, taking time to immerse yourself.

His first documentary Sans savoir où demain nous mènera (57 min, 2010), is a road movie on the incertitude and luck. Acte de naissance (54 min, 2012), is a portrait of women who decided to give birth at home, this documentary focuses on a human approche on medical practice.

Il travaille également comme directeur de la photographie sur des documentaires (Le Saphir de Saint Louis, de José Luis Guérin, Locarno 2015 ; Tonnerre roulant sur Bagdad, long-métrage de Jean-Pierre Krief, Arte) comme sur des fictions (La fille et le fleuve, long-métrage d’Aurélia Georges, l’ACID à Cannes 2014, Nevers, long-métrage d’Emilie Lamoine).

He also works as a director of photography on documentaries (Le Saphir de Saint Louis,  José Luis Guérin, Locarno 2015 ; Tonnerre roulant sur Bagdad, feature film by Jean-Pierre Krief, Arte) and fictions (La fille et le fleuve, feature film by Aurélia Georges, l’ACID  Cannes 2014, Nevers, feature film by  d’Emilie Lamoine)

Finally, He has a workshop on “filming documentaries”  for a master pro Documentaire : Écriture des Mondes Contemporains at the University Paris 7.

The Cinema Group center Artaud is composed of Artaud’s that the movie project initiated by Nicolas Contant intrigued, Then, in the spirit of the Medvedkine groups, The cinema Group brings together individuals, comrades, colleagues (“Human, artist and poets”) all concerned with the representation of diseases et volunteers for a collective cinema experience.