Peut-être toi is the fifth video clip from the 2005 double-platinum album Avant que l'ombre... by French music diva Milène Farmer.
With an unprecedented joint venture, Production I.G and Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc. produced this entirely animated video with a first-class staff that includes top creators from the team that made Innocence, such as director Kusumi Naoko (Metropolis), character designer/animation director Kazuchika Kise (Otogi Zoshi) and background artist Shuichi Hirata (xxxHOLiC - A Midsummer Night's Dream).
"This joint collaboration between Geneon and world-famous powerhouse animation studio Production I.G will allow both companies to maximize our creative strengths and resources, while opening the doorway to producing more high-quality projects in the future," said Eiji Orii, President/CEO, Geneon Entertainment.
About Milène Farmer
Since her debut in 1984, superstar artist Milène Farmer's records have cumulatively sold in the millions, making her France's most commercially successful female music artist, including a footnote mention in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the top-selling music single (Desenchantee) of all time. In 2005, she was awarded Best Francophone Female Singer of the past 20 years. Originally from Montreal, Quebec, but raised in France, Milène Farmer has built an extensive discography of albums, as well as highly artistic and visually intoxicating music videos, garnering fans throughout the globe.
About Naoko Kusumi
Kusumi has a long career at studio Madhouse, where she worked as assistant director in world-famous classics such as Rintaro's Kamui no Ken (The Blade of the Kamui, 1985) and Yoshiaki Kawajiri's Yoju Toshi (Demon Beast City, 1987). She assisted Rintaro again in Metropolis (2001), and in 2004 she worked as 3D sequence director for Mamoru Oshii's Innocence.
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