Elie Grappe graduated in 2015 from ECAL in Lausanne with full honors. In 2014 he directed his first short film, Limb, and a short documentary, Rehearsal, selected for several festivals including the IDFA in Amsterdam, the Festival international du court métrage in Clermont-Ferrand and the Krakow Film Festival. His final project, Suspendu (2015), has been selected by more than 50 festivals. He also directed a musical documentary, Hors Scène (2017). In 2016 he started writing his first feature-length film, Olga.