Has a degree in history and sociology. Tavier is especially known as co-author, producer and actor from the cult movie Man Bites Dog ( 1992 ). In 1993 he founds Todo Films with the aim to support young directors in making their short films and clips. In 1997 we find him again alongside Benoît Poelvoorde, this time for the series Les Carnets de Monsieur Manatane, a huge success on Canal+. Afterwards he collaborates on features films such as Aaltra, Calvaire, Ober, Peur ( s ) du noir and Où est la main de l’homme sans tête.