Born in 1973, Basile Minatchy spend his youth in Lyon.
After his studies at the Conservatoire d’art dramatique, he played roles in different long films and television films.
His work as a comedian let him on the path of Jean-Louis Bertuccelli, who taught him the job of a scriptwriter. Under Bertuccelli’s influence, he decided quickly to learn more about directing to create his own projects.
During an internship with the Belgium director Harry Cleven, Basile buys himself a digital camera. Having a photo studio at his disposition, he decided to work with light, size and frame which led to the development of his unique look.