Paul Trillo

Paul Trillo is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer, and director who challenges both his own curiosity and illusion with his experimental, conceptual, and highly technical films. His diverse body of work spans various genres and formats, and he is constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in filmmaking. His recent explorations into the future of AI filmmaking have changed the way these tools are used, inspiring others to explore the possibilities of this exciting new field. 

Paul’s work has earned him 18 Vimeo Staff Picks and has been featured in wide range of media outlets, including Rolling Stone, Vice, Sight and Sound, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, FastCo, Gizmodo, Ad Age, GQ, MIT Review, and Scientific American, among others. He has been recognized as one of D&AD’s Next Directors and has won several awards, including “The One Show’s One to Watch” and “30 Under 30 Film Festival’s Director to Watch.” Whether he’s screening his work around the world or participating in panels and juries at festivals like NVIDIA GTC, SXSW, Infinity Fest, Northside Festival, Runway AI Film Festival, and the ADC Awards, Paul is always looking for new ways to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Jacques – ‘Absolve’

2023, 4’43

A leak in the ceiling of the Louvre pulls Jacques into an emotional vortex where a cosmic teardrop dissolves the museum’s masterpieces into their rawest forms. Follow your tears and see where it might take you.

The film fuses traditional VFX with a variety of boundary-pushing AI techniques that give way to a new aesthetic and offer an alternative to how visual effects will be approached in the future.

Featuring Jacques