Campillo was born in Morocco but lived in different countries during his childhood and youth as the father was in the army. He was interested in films from an early age; Jean-Luc Godard's Lemmy Caution against Alpha 60 , which he saw at the age of nine in an army cinema in Madagascar , was formative . In 1983 he began studying at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (IDHEC), but after graduating he initially actively devoted himself to the fight against AIDS .
In the mid-1990s he turned to film. He worked closely with Laurent Cantet and was the editor of many of his films, including Voluntary Banished (1997), The Jobkiller (1999) and Auszeit (2001); he was also involved in the script for the latter. For the screenplay of Cantet's The Class , which he with François Bégaudeau wrote and Cantet, won Campillo 2009 César for Best Adapted Screenplay . He also received a César nomination for Best Editing .
In 2004 Campillo directed for the first time: In the zombie film Les Revenants , the dead return to their village and try to integrate into the normal life of the residents. Campillo was also involved in the script and editing of the film. The film won two awards at the Fantasporto film festival , which specializes in fantasy films, and was nominated for a prize for Best Film at the Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya . In 2012 the film was adapted as a series under the title The Returned . Campillo's second directorial work was Eastern Boys - Paris terminus in 2013, about a homosexual Parisian who enters into a relationship with a young Ukrainian. Campillo won the Orizzonti Section of the Venice International Film Festival 2013 for the best film. He also received a César nomination in the categories of Best Film and Best Director .
In 2017 Campillo received an invitation to compete at the 70th Cannes Film Festival for the feature film 120 BPM . The drama is set in Paris in the early 1990s and is about a group of activists from the Act Up AIDS self-help and protest movement , to which the filmmaker himself belonged. 120 BPM brought Campillo the Grand Jury Prize and the FIPRESCI Prize in Cannes, as well as the César in the Best Film category in 2018 . In 2018 he was also appointed to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , which awards the Oscars every year.
In 2019 he was appointed to the competition jury of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival .
- 1997: Voluntarily banished (Les sanguinaires) - editing
- 1999: The Jobkiller (Ressources humaines) - cut
- 2001: Auszeit (L'emploi du temps) - screenplay, editor
- 2003: Who Killed Bambi? (Qui a tué Bambi?) - cut
- 2004: Les revenants - director, screenplay, editor
- 2005: To the South (Vers le sud) - screenplay, editing
- 2008: Die Klasse (Entre les murs) - screenplay, editing
- 2012: Foxfire - script, editor
- 2013: Eastern Boys - Endstation Paris (Eastern Boys) - director, screenplay, editor
- 2014: Retour à Ithaque - cut
- 2016: The Secret of the Two Sisters (Planetarium) - screenplay
- 2017: 120 BPM (120 battements par minute) - director, screenplay, editor
- 2001: Nomination for the European Film Award , Best Screenplay , for Time Out
- 2004: Nomination for the Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, Best Film, for Les revenants
- 2005: Fantasporto, International Fantasy Film Award for Best Director, for Les revenants
- 2005: Fantasporto, Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver, for Les revenants
- 2009: César, Best Adapted Screenplay, for Die Klasse
- 2009: César nomination, Best Editing, for Die Klasse
- 2010: Nomination for the Chlotrudis Awards , Best Adapted Screenplay , for Die Klasse
- 2013: Prize of the Orizzonti Section of the Venice International Film Festival 2013 for Best Film, for Eastern Boys - Paris terminus
- 2014: Nomination Prix Louis Delluc , Best Film, for Eastern Boys - Paris terminus
- 2015: César nomination, Best Film, for Eastern Boys - Paris terminus
- 2015: César nomination, Best Director, for Eastern Boys - Paris terminus
- 2017: Grand Jury Prize and FIPRESCI Prize for 120 battements par minute
- Robin Campillo in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Short biography of Robin Campillos on festivalscope.com
- Short biography of Robin Campillos on indiefestival.com.br
- Robin Campillo on festivalscope.com
- Michael Sennhauser: Cannes 17: 120 battements par minute by Robin Campillo on sennhausersfilmblog.ch, May 20, 2017 (accessed on May 28, 2017).
- Academy invites 928 to Membersphip . In: oscars.org (accessed June 26, 2018).
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||French screenwriter, film editor and director|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 16, 1962|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Mohammedia , Morocco|