A creative film-making duo helping brands and agencies connect with consumers.
Flamboyant Paradise is the alliance of award-winning directors Javier Lourenço & Antoine Quairiat, focusing on outstanding art direction and provocative storytelling. Flamboyant create top-notch animations and unusual live action, developing incredible characters, unique worlds, fluffy emotions, and sunny smiles.
Javier Lourenço is an Argentine director who founded Flamboyant Paradise in 2009. He worked as an Art Director at Lautrec Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, CraveroLanis, Euro RSCG and DDB, and was Creative Director at Lautrec Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and El Cielo de Agulla & Baccetti. In 2006 he became a director working at Amautalab, a Buenos Aires-based creative studio. As a creative he has received more than one hundred national and international awards such as CannesLions, Clio, One Show, New York Festivals, London IAA, Fiap, Montreaux, El Ojo de Iberoamérica, Círculo de Creativos Argentinos and Lápiz de Platino, among others. As a director, his short film “The Blindness of the Woods” was part of the official selection of Sundance 2009 and won several awards in festivals such as the Canal+ Award at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and Milano Film Festival.
Antoine Quairiat was born in Brussels, Belgium, where he studied philosophy before moving to the UK to study Film and Animation at the Arts Institute in Bournemouth, with his student film winning an award at the Exeter Animation Festival. With the prize on his heart and a tear in his eye he left Europe on a freighter bound for South America. He disembarked riding his bike in Buenos Aires and started working on animated commercials at Tambo post-production house before joining Flamboyant Paradise’s team in 2010. He received a Gold Award in Expotoons International Festival for his work for Fundación Temaiken in 2011 and 2012, and in 2013 he won his first Cannes Lions in Media with his GotMilk? Bedtime Stories campaign.