Yvan Prat lives in Tamatave since 2008 , He graduated in History and Anthropology, He teaches, he’s a journalist and  a Press Critique. at the same time his a professional actor since 1988. These last years he directed many short films including : La face cachée (fiction), selected in the film festival “Rencontres 2013 du film court” ofTananarive, and musical clips for malagasy bands Parc Ivoloina et Rano sy Vary.

Les porteurs de feu is his first documentary as an author.