After graduating from the Clermont-Ferrand School of Fine Arts, Hugo Frassetto continued his studies at the La Poudrière animated film school in Bourg-lès-Valence. He explored sand animation in his thesis film Traverser. Since 2009, he has worked as an animator on several animation films: Sous un coin de ciel bleu (by A. Demuynck and C. Marreiros Marum), Vasco (animated sand, dir. S. Laudenbach), as well as TV series like Bingo Bongo and Miru Miru. He also worked on the storyboard for documentary film D-Day by P. Vuong (2013).