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Ludovic HouplanLudovic Houplan

Ludovic Houplain is a recognizable name in the music video circuit, often lauded for his deft blend of graphics and narrative to create striking imagery. Houplain is a co-founder of the French animation studio H5, and won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for 'Logorama.' Beyond the big screen, he has also left a significant imprint on the music industry, particularly through his iconic collaborations.

One of his most noteworthy works includes the music video for "Go" by The Chemical Brothers. In this visual feast, Houplain exquisitely synchronizes the music with an elaborate marching band routine, leaving viewers enchanted. He also directed the music video for "D.A.N.C.E" by Justice, where animated T-shirts transform with every beat to keep pace with the fast-moving rhythm. This video catapulted to fame, earning two MTV Music Video Awards nominations.

Interestingly, Houplain showcased his strong satirical and social commentary edge in the animated film 'Logorama.' Juxtaposing this piece with his music videos, it's apparent that Houplain can effortlessly shift gears between intense social critiques to producing playful, light-hearted music visuals. It seems there's a little rebel artist in him who enjoys sneaking a McDonald's logo into an Oscar-winning film. Without a doubt, Ludovic Houplain's multi-faceted talent has left an indelible impact on the music video industry.

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