Gwenaëlle Gobé is an Animator, Illustrator and Documentary Filmmaker based in Los Angeles, CA.
Her feature documentary This Space Available about the onslaught of visual pollution on public spaces in cities around the world, premiered at DOC NYC and screened in festivals and institutions around the world including TIFF Next Wave, Mumbai Film Festival, the Moscow Film Festival, Warsaw Museum of Art, Columbia University and Beijing Design Week. Her short documentary King of the Line follows 5 pioneers of Subway Graffiti Art in New York City as they describe the struggle to inhabit public space with their art and signature. It won best documentary at BeFilm Festival and screened as part of the Henry Chalfant retrospective (author of the seminal book Subway Art) at Gallery Hellenbeck.
She also created graphics for Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me about iconic country singer Glen Campbell fighting Alzheimers, which was nominated for an Oscar, a Grammy and a Peabody and was the most watched CNN Documentary in the franchises’s history. She also worked on Requiem for A Running Back about NFL Green Bay Packer’s Player and Coach battling brain damage which was reviewed by The Chicago Sun Times, the NY Post, The Village Voice and CBS. Recently, create animations for Turning Point a documentary about Alzheimer’s Disease researchers which premiered at the Nashville Film Festival.
Gwenaëlle’s illustrations, comics, and animated work are detailed, dreamlike meditations on the journey to understand how we shape our world. Her work has been shown internationally including in Shepard Fairey’s Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles, French Institute Alliance Française in New York, the Institute of Visual Arts in London and printed in Swindle Magazine, 3x3 Illustration Annual, Desert Island’s Smoke Signal and Obey the Giant Clothing. She is also the creator of the self-published comic book series The Diary of Stephanie about the dreamlike adventures of a two-headed girl called Stephanie