Seeker of missing movies, conservator and film restorer, Serge Bromberg founded the Paris-based company LOBSTER FILMS in 1985. He has been a TV presenter, a piano accompanist for silent movies and also the Artistic Director of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival for 15 years. The award-winning director of L’enfer d’Henri-Georges Clouzot (2009), he has restored hundreds of films, including Méliès’s Trip to the Moon and many Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton shorts. He is a member of the board of Cinemathèque Française (the French film archive) and President of ECPAD (the French Army’s Cinema Unit and Archive). Thanks to the prompting of Léa Minczeles, his friend and neighbour, he initiated and supervised the restoration of Mir kumen on in collaboration with the film archives in Warsaw, Berlin and New York.