Matthieu Saghezchi is a French art director with over 10 years of experience in animation and virtual reality projects. He is currently working as Creative Director of Mediawan's new animation studio SOMEWHERE.
In 2021, he became an Emmy Award winner as well as an Annie Award nominee with his Production Designer role on the Baobab Studios VR film “Baba Yaga”.
Previously, he art directed TV shows with various Paris-based studios. He also worked closely with "Disney Legend" Andreas Deja in Los Angeles.
He is a graduate of the Ecole Emile Cohl animation school in France. His artistic inspirations come from his Persian heritage, mid-century animation and theme park design.