France Tag Archive

Teenage Temptations, Desires & Fantasies Are All Explored in Anthony Doncque’s ‘1992’

Live Action

7th April, 2017

Anthony Doncque reveals how personal footage shot 25yrs ago formed the basis of his nostalgic tale of passion between a student and his teaching assistant.

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A Teenage Romance Turns Into a Surrealist Dreamscape in Damien Manivel’s ‘Le Parc’

Live Action

17th March, 2017

Director/Producer Damien Manivel discusses making his second feature, teenage romance, dreams and how restrictions can aid creativity in filmmaking.

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Joseph Blanc Re-Envisions Love and Happiness in Painterly Music Video ‘This Mess Won’t Make Itself’

Animation, Music

22nd February, 2017

Motion Designer Joseph Blanc provides a reprieve from typical love stories with his painterly, emotionally gripping music video for Dead Seem Old.

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Lines of Racial Division Are Tentatively Crossed in Marc Fouchard’s Oscar Shortlisted ‘The Way of Tea’

Live Action

24th January, 2017

Marc Fouchard confounds expectations of racial violence when a young skinhead enters a Muslim store in his perennially timely Oscar shortlisted film.

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Pierre Emperador Creates a Curious Soul-Stirring World of Familial Longing in ‘Seven & Light’

Animation

19th January, 2017

A child stranded on a lonely planet attempts to find a substitute for the familial love he yarns for in Pierre Emperador's gorgeous animated short.

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Shadow Puppets Play Amongst the Stars in Aćim Vasić & Emilee Seymour’s ‘Notre Vie Comme Un Western’

Animation, Music

9th January, 2017

Aćim Vasić & Emilee Seymour animate a romance amongst the stars of celestial proportions in their cosmic shadow puppet music video for Paris Combo.

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Le A: Deus

Animation, Music

13th December, 2016

Rebecca Essler & Alexandra Battault hypnotise with the fluid beauty of a b&w animated fight from conformism in their video for the etherial sounds

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Poom: Toi & Moi

Music

28th November, 2016

Axel Courtière delves into the subconscious of a teen embarking on his 'first time' in a cosmically suggestive erotic odyssey of a music video for Poom.

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LE SOMMET BLEU

Animation

2nd November, 2016

French animator Julien Piau taps into personal feelings about his fraternal bonds for an animation whose outward cuteness belies its deeply emotional core.

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DN340: On Call – Alice Diop

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

19th October, 2016

Alice Diop's latest documentary seeks to put names and faces to the asylum seekers suffering a life of loneliness and fear as they live in exile in Paris.

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#ListenToYourSelfie – The Game | The Party

Live Action

30th September, 2016

Truman & Cooper deliver a pair of shorts for ChildLine's #ListenToYourSelfie campaign to help young people recognise the signs of on and offline grooming.

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Les Monstres Search for Freedom From Oppression in the Darkly Esoteric ‘Staring at the Lines’

Animation, Music

12th August, 2016

Creative studio Les Monstres share the production journey which led to their esoteric dystopian music video for Buvette's 'Staring at the Lines'

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