Celine Tricart is an internationally acclaimed director and expert in new technologies such as VR and AR. Her work has been showcased at Sundance, Venice, Tribeca, SXSW, and HotDocs. She received the Lion for Best Immersive Work at the Venice Film Festival (2019), the Storyscapes Award at Tribeca (2019), two Lumiere Awards from the Advanced Imaging Society, two Telly Awards, an Auggie and a Platinum Aurora Award, amongst many other accolades. Celine served as the president of the international Jury for Virtual Reality at the 2020 Venice Film Festival.
Originally from France, Celine specialized on film and new technologies early on and worked on cutting-edge franchise films such as Transformers 4 and 5. Celine co-directed and produced Maria Bello’s “Sun Ladies” VR documentary about the women fighting ISIS in Iraq which was selected in over 70 international festivals. For this, she had to travel through ISIS-held territory. In 2019, Celine released “The Key”, an interactive VR experience that garnered critical acclaim. Her latest project on women’s self-defense, FIGHT BACK, was in competition at the 2022 Venice Film Festival.
In 2021 Celine was awarded France’s prestigious insignia of Chevalier De l’Ordre Des Arts et Des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the Ministry of Culture of France. She was a keynote speaker at SXSW 2022. Celine is a martial artist, a certified self-defense instructor, and an avid gamer.
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Celine Tricart | Lucid Dreams Productions