LUCAS NINE was born in Buenos Aires where he studied Fine Arts and Cinema. He´s an illustrator, designer, graphic novel author and director of animated films. His artwork was exhibited in several shows in Argentina, Brazil, France, Japan, Italy, Greece and Spain and published in several magazines, newspapers or books from these countries.
He also took part in the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition (Italy and Japan). His work as comic creator was selected to be part of the exhibition “Consecuencias – Historieta Argentina”, made in Spain in 2000-2001. His artwork for the children was awarded by ALIJA (Asociación de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil de Argentina), in 2005 and 2007. “Novum” magazine (Germany) has published an issue about his work in 2009.
His short feature cartoon "Les Triolets" was shown in the II Festival de Cine Independiente de Buenos Aires (2000), Annecy’s Animation Festival (France, 2002, 2003 and 2010), Castelli Animati Festival (Italy, 2002), Festival de Cine de Mar del Plata (Argentina, 2007), Animadrid (Spain, 2009), Filme im Schloss (Germany, 2011) and exhibited by the Argentine and Swiss TV in 2002 and 2004. He was screenwriter and director of one of the segments of the feature film “Ánima Buenos Aires” (2012). This film has received the following awards: Grand Prix Platinum in the Future Film Festival of Bologna (Italy); Grand Prix in the Utrecht International Film Festival (Holland); Premio Coral in the Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana (Cuba); Best Feature Award in the Festival Internacional de Córdoba (Argentina); Best Animation Feature Award in Anilogue– Budapest International Animation Festival (Hungary); Best Feature Award in the Montreal International Animation Film Festival (Canada).
His book "Dingo Romero" was published by Ediciones De Ponent (Spain, 2004) and by Les Rêveurs (France, 2008). His book "El Circo Criollo" was published by Del Eclipse (Argentina, 2009) and his book "Thé de Noix" by Les Rêveurs (France, 2011) and Editorial Común (Argentina, 2015). His new book, “Les contes de suicidé”, will be published in France in November, 2016. A sample of his work as comic artist was publicated in a issue of the Geijutsu Shincho magazine (Japan, 2016).