Aurel is a French illustrator born in 1980. He is working as a press illustrator for the national daily Le Monde and the satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaîné. He has also worked on numerous graphic reports for various french news- papers.
As a cartoonist, Aurel has published around twenty books, including two non-fiction comics «Clandestino» and «La Menuiserie».
In 2011, he co-directed with Florence Corre his first animated short film, «Octobre Noir» (Studio La Fabrique). Josep is his first feature film.