Sensation of the Festival de Cannes 2017 with his film 120 BPM (Beats per Minute), Robin Campillo is a French filmmaker born in Morocco in 1962. In the eighties at IDHEC he met Laurent Cantet with whom he would go on to co-write and edit a few films, including Time Out in 2001, Heading South in 2005 and The Class, Palme d'or at the Festival de Cannes 2008, which earned him a César Award for Best Adaptation in 2009. He directed They Came Back, his first feature film, in 2004. His second film, Eastern Boys, was screened at the Venice International Film Festival in 2013 where it won the Orizzonti Prize for Best Film. His most recent feature film, 120 BPM, presented in Competition at the Festival de Cannes 2017, won the Grand Prix. The film, hailed by critics and audiences alike, received a number of awards and has been worldwide success.