Edouard Salier  

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Edouard Salier (born August 12) is a French film director, graphic designer, designer, photographer and music video director. His projects, most notably his short films Flesh and Empire, have been shown and appreciated around the world. He debuted in the United States at Sundance Film Festival.

Salier was born in Bordeaux, France. After graduating Graphic arts and Design studies in Paris, Salier started working with the composer and music producer Doctor L, designing his record sleeves and directing his music videos. With a style that is heavily rooted in graphic design, Salier’s work has been making noise on the audiovisual underground for five years. His work started to be known to many after his short film Empire winning the Audience Award at 2005 Brooklyn International Film Festival. In 2005, his short films Empire and Flesh started touring and have been shown and appreciated around the world. At this time, Salier won several awards.

Edouard Salier’s videography is acclaimed all across the globe for his handcraft and expertise in the art of collage, leading the more educated viewer to a much stimulant reflection on the proper concept of image. He is known for his visually-stimulating music videos for Air, Massive Attack, Raphael Saadiq, Tony Allen, Orishas and other international artists. He directed a Clio Award winning Smirnoff spot, various Nike commercial, spots for O2, VH1, Coca-Cola, Absolut and Numericable.




  • 06.12.2003 (2003)
  • Toks (2003)
  • The End (2004)
  • Interview (2005)
  • Empire (2005)
  • Flesh (2005)
  • Love (2006)
  • 4 (2009)

Music videos

  • Mountains, Doctor L (2000)
  • Never Satisfied, Tony Allen (2000)
  • Labyrinth, Doctor L (2000)
  • Give Away Box, Doctor L (2000)
  • Perfect Monster, Kactus Hunters (2001)
  • Clumsy Lobster, Ernest Saint Laurent (2001)
  • Miracles, Kactus Hunters (2001)
  • Habana, Orishas (2002)
  • Back By Dope Demand, Naab (2002)
  • Já Sei Namorar, Tribalistas (2003)
  • La Balayeur, Thomas Winter et Bogue (2004)
  • Batifole, Thomas Winter et Bogue (2004)
  • Nací Orishas, Orishas (2004)
  • El Kilo, Orishas (2004)
  • I Want Love, Jehro (2005)
  • Fils de Cham, Tété (2006)
  • ¿Qué pasa?, Orishas (2006)
  • Hip Hop Conga, Orishas (2007)
  • User, The Replicants (2007)
  • Hay Un Son, Orishas (2007)
  • Let's Get Physical, Rock & Junior (2008)
  • Bruja, Orishas (2008)
  • Let's Take a Walk, Raphael Saadiq (2009)
  • So Light Is Her Footfall, Air (2010)
  • Splitting the Atom, Massive Attack (2010)
  • This Is War, 30 Seconds to Mars (2010)
  • Atlas Air, Massive Attack (2010)
  • Civilization, Justice (2011)
  • Waiting For A Sign, Scratch Massive (2013)


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