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Stéphane Aubier (born October 8, 1964) is a Belgian film director and screenwriter. In 2009, he wrote and directed the animated film A Town Called Panic along with Vincent Patar. It premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and was the first stop-motion film to be screened at the festival.[1] In 2013, he co-directed with Patar and Benjamin Renner the film Ernest & Celestine, which received widespread critical acclaim. The film received three Magritte Awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Aubier and Patar.[2] It also received a nomination at the 86th Academy Awards, in the category of Best Animated Feature.[3]

Stéphane Aubier
Born (1964-10-08) October 8, 1964 (age 55)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter


  1. ^ Punter, Jennie (February 19, 2010). "A Town Called Panic". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  2. ^ Lorfèvre, Alain (February 1, 2014). "Trois Magritte pour "Ernest et Célestine"". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 Oscar Nominees". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved January 16, 2014.

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