After graduating in Applied Arts, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec joined the Ecole des Gobelins in 2003. Her first two short films, Madame (made during her studies in 2006 ) and Escale (2010) were selected at the Annecy.
In addition to her work as a graphic designer on television sets and advertising for luxury brands, she also worked as an animator on short films like Bang Bang! by Julien Bisaro, nominated at the 2015 César Awards for the best animated film, and Smart Monkey by Vincent Paronnaud (Winshluss) and Nicolas Pawlowski.
Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec continued her career as a character animator for feature films such as Ernest and Célestine, The Rabbi’s Cat, The Day of the Crows and April and the Extraordinary World. In 2016, she collaborated as a cartoonist on the animated series “Lastman”, an adaptation of the comic strip created by Bastien Vivès, Balak and Michaël Sanlaville.
The Swallows of Kabul is her first feature film as Director.