Julien Maury (born 1978 in Paris) and Alexandre Bustillo (born 1975 in Saint-Cloud, France) are French filmmakers who work together on their projects. They list their influences as Dario Argento, Roman Polanski, Clive Barker and John Carpenter.Julien Maury graduated from l’École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle. He worked for French television before directing documentaries, music videos and short films. Alexandre Bustillo graduated from l’Université de Paris XIII with an M.A. in cinema. The two met each other through a mutual friend.Their first film was Inside, a controversial horror film about a pregnant woman stalked by a madwoman who wants her child for herself.