Originally from Normandy, Christelle Lheureux is a filmmaker and artist based in Paris and teaching at the HEAD Geneva since 2006. Having graduated from the universities of Amiens and Paris VIII, the Beaux-Arts in Grenoble and then Le Fresnoy, Lheureux has developed numerous video installations participated in numerous exhibitions, biennials and contemporary art residencies across Europe and Asia. She also collaborates with other artists, filmmakers, writers, and architects.
In the 2010s, she directed several short and medium-length films, including La maladie Blanche (2011) and La terre penche (2015), which received awards at international festivals. In 2020, Lheureux directed 80,000 ans, a short film diptych, awarded at Côté Court 2020 and in the international competition at the Rotterdam Festival 2021.
She is currently working on Le vent des crocodiles, her first feature film with Christmas in July, and a medium-length film in Thailand with Kidam.