Graduated from the ENSAD in Paris, Raphael Thibault started his career as a Light Designer and CG artist.
He moved to japan in 2005 in order to shape up his skills as a cinematographer, and shot a feature film adapted from a novel by japanese author Abe Kobo, Forbidden Loss. Moving to digital filmmaking in 2008 at Le Fresnoy, Studio national des Arts contemporains, he started exploring high-end film VFX techniques, and applied them to immersive performances and art installations.
He partnered multiple times with contemporary music composers from the IRCAM-Pompidou Center, in order to create groundbreaking trans-media experiences, such as Vox Humana, Grainstick, or Garden of Eden.
He is now CEO of the VR studio Inverted Worlds.