Born on February 23rd, 1932 in Casablanca (Morocco), Tito Topin is a graphic designer, scriptwriter and author. He started as a designer in advertising in Brazil (1956-1962) before becoming the artistic director for Havas-Maroc (1962-1966). He then moved to Paris where he worked as an illustrator, a graphic designer, poster artist, script writer, novelist and cartoonist. Topin also wrote some remarkable scripts for short animated movies, one with Claire Brétécher, a most celebrated French cartoonist. He stopped his promising career in the cartoon industry to become the scriptwriter of Navarro, one of the most popular French TV series. He also turned into an acclaimed author of detective novels in addition to taking up a teaching career in scriptwriting at a movie school.