In 2009, Javier founded Flamboyant Paradise visual studio. With a degree in advertising from the USAL in 1997, he started his career as art director in important ad agencies of Buenos Aires, like Lautrec/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, CraveroLanis, Euro Rscg and DDB.
He worked as CD for Del Campo/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and El Cielo, the agency of Agulla & Baccetti.
In 2006, he became director while working at Amautalab creative studio where he directed advertising films, short films and video-clips.
As creative, he has received over a hundred international and national awards at CannesLions, Clio, One Show, New York Festivals, London IAA, Fiap, Montreaux, El Ojo de Iberoamérica, Circle of Argentine Creatives and Platinum Pencil, among other.
As director, his short film The Blindness of the Woods was officially selected for Sundance 2009 among other festivals and was an award winner at the Milano Film Festival and the Clemont-Ferrand Film Festival.
Javier is also the Art Direction manager of Underground Buenos Aires, School of Creatives.
In the last years, he began venturing into the lounge, kitsch and retro cultures and created theuncoolhunter.com, the site that vindicates the Off and un-trendy cultures.
Flamboyant Paradise is the alliance of award winning directors Javier Lourenço & Antoine Quairiat. We are a creative film-making team that helps brands and agencies connect with consumers.
We focus on outstanding art direction and provocative storytelling. We create top-notch animations and unusual live action.
We develop incredible characters and their unique worlds. We produce fluffy emotions, colorful palettes and sunny smiles.