Lionel started his career in theatre, designing sets and then moving into writing and directing, a few years later he began making short films. Which got him noticed by Premier Huere a leading French production house. He progressed effortlessly into advertising bringing a strong sense of story as well as a unique visual eye.
He is inspired by real people and real lives, their failures and their victories. He has crafted many stories that explore the human condition and brings years of experience working with actors from all over the world. He has filmed for brands such as AXA, Citroen, Mercedes Vivo amongst others. His love of film and storytelling has never left him and he continues to direct multiple shorts and has just finished his first TV series for Canal + which inspired him to pen his first feature film that will shoot in 2020.