Fabrice A Giger
(born January 7, 1965, in Geneva
) is a publisher
, film producer
, and the son of Swiss painter José Giger. He is well known for publishing hundreds of comic books
/ graphic novels from such acclaimed authors as Alexandro Jodorowsky
and Enki Bilal
, and producing animation series such as Rolie Polie Olie
, for which he won an Emmy Award
In 1988, at the age of 23, convinced that comic book artists and writers have an artistic and commercial potential far beyond the comic book industry, he bought the venerable French publishing house Les Humanoïdes Associés
. In less than two decades, he turned it into a multimedia group, involved not only in comic book publishing, but also in CGI animation, digital effects, internet content and software development.
In 1995, he co-founded the CGI animation studio, Sparx*
, with branches in France and in Vietnam, which produced many critically acclaimed and awarded shows.
In 1998, in Los Angeles, he founded Humanoids
, the American counterpart of Les Humanoïdes Associés
, which later re-launched the magazine Métal Hurlant
In the years 1999-2000, he partnered with directors Ridley Scott
, Tony Scott
and Renny Harlin
to launch a website featuring original content based mostly on Humanoids books. Hours of material were produced, but due to the bursting of the internet bubble, the site never took off.
In the beginning of the millennium, Giger discovered some more major talents including the Ukrainian author... Read More