Meliès d'Or

      

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2016 Edition
Thursday, Oct 20th

Theses programmes may strike the sensibility of the young spectators.

7.30PM - 9.00PM - 10.30PM

Thursday, Oct 20 - 7.30PM

Duration : 1h02 / IN COMPETITION FOR THE PRIZE OF THE jury

JUKAÏ

JUKAÏ

Lissot Gabrielle - France 2015 – 9’20

A young woman follows a trail of colored threads that leads deep into a thick dark forest, untangling them as she goes, hoping to find the answers to her lingering fears.

pauline@autourdeminuit.com

 

DOWN TO THE WIRE

DOWN TO THE WIRE

Juan Carlos Mostaza - Spain 2016 - 12’23

Somewhere in a world settled by people made of wire, an stranger arrives to a ghost town where the only inhabitants are a man and his daughter...

marta@agenciafreak.com

 

POKEY POKEY

POKEY POKEY

Junjie Zhang - China / Hong Kong/ US 2015 6'20

A father starts a journey to figure out the best way to protect his son from seeing filthiness of this crime-ridden city. Pokey Pokey is a short animated film that discusses the arising trend of over-protecting children. When it comes to protecting children's innocence, how far will human go?

isubmission@cut-up.tv

 

ESCARGORE

ESCARGORE

Hilbert Olivert - New Zealand 2015 5'06

This snail horror comedy is so scary it'll shock your shell off! Claude and his friends are out of their element and in a whole lot of trouble when they choose the wrong lettuce for lunch. They must now find their way out of this world of horrors before they end up on the menu!

jamesc@mediadesignschool.com

 

A COAT MADE DARK

A COAT MADE DARK

Jack O'Shea - Ireland 2015 -10'

A man follows the orders of a dog to wear a mysterious coat with impossible pockets.

damiencbyrne@gmail.com

 

UNDER THE APPLE TREE

UNDER THE APPLE TREE

Erik van Schaaik - Netherlands / Belgium 2015 - 18'25

A deceased farmer is buried by his hated brother, the vicar. Worms inhabit the corpse, discovering they’ve full control over it. The dead farmer awakens...

ursula@klikamsterdam.nl

 

FRIDAY, OCT 21th  -  SATURDAY, OCT 22th

7.30PM - 9.00PM - 10.30PM

Thursday, Oct 20 - 9.00PM

Duration : 1h10 / IN COMPETITION FOR THE PRIZE OF THE jury

ISABELLA

ISABELLA

Emma Swinton - UK (2015) 12'47

After being murdered by her husband in 1600, Isabella becomes magically trapped into one of his paintings. 300 years later, Isabella witnesses history repeating itself, and this time she is going to make sure it does not happen again.

swinton.emma@googlemail.com

 

THE PIMPLE

THE PIMPLE

Sangeun Won - The Czech Republic 2015 - 8'37

A man finds a red pimple with a human face on his arm, and he tries to live with it. However people around him don’t understand it, and he meets a bartender who doesn’t mind the pimple at all.

kyoyabowie@gmail.com

 

LA VOCE

LA VOCE

David Uloth - Canada 2015 - 22'

Edgar works in a pig slaughterhouse. He loves opera and he loves Ginette, the stripper of his dreams. Edgar is about to ask her to marry him when he surprises her bedding her boss. In shock, he loses his voice and unfortunately finds himself with the voice of a pig.

iinfo@travellingdistribution.com

 

THE MAN WHO CAUGHT A MERMAID

THE MAN WHO CAUGHT A MERMAID

Kaitlin Tinker - Australia 2015 - 15.55

Herb is spending his twilight years obsessively trying to capture a mermaid. His fascination alienates him from his wife, and she begins to suspect something is wrong when he starts to spend a lot of time in the shed. The reality of herbs obsession might not be a fairy tale.

george@goodrub.com.au

 

MANOMAN

MANOMAN

Simon Cartwright - UK - 2015 - 10'

Glen is barely a man. In a desperate attempt to tap into his masculinity he attends a primal scream therapy session, but even surrounded by wailing men he cannot make a sound. When another member of the class pushes Glen too far he finally lets something out- a miniature version of himself which does whatever it wants, regardless of the consequences.

si@simon-cartwright.com

 

FRIDAY, OCT 21th  -  SATURDAY, OCT 22th

7.30PM - 9.00PM - 10.30PM

Thursday, Oct 20 - 10.30PM

Duration : 1h03 / IN COMPETITION FOR THE PRIZE OF THE jury

EVENT HORIZON

EVENT HORIZON

Joséfa Célestin - France/ Scotland 2016 – 11’

Summer 1997, in a small village of Scotland where nothing ever happens and the days all resemble themselves, a strange cosmic event comes to disrupt Julianne’s boring everyday life.

insolence.prod@gmail.com

 

BOISÉ

BOISÉ

Nicolas Cambier - USA 2015 - 11'01

A young mother in a difficult situation is subjected by authorities to an "emotional recording". The film follows the disturbing turn that this record is about to take.

info@nicolascambier.com

 

MARS 3752

MARS 3752

Samuel Rozenbaum & Nicolas Bianco-Levrin - France 2015 - 1'32

On a bright night, a young boy lies down in the grass, staring at the Milky Way. Just like a shooting star, the helmet of a cosmonaut falls right through the sky. From that very moment, the boy's destiny is sealed: he'll have to travel to space when he's older.

nicolasbianco@wanadoo.fr

 

N CIEL BLEU PRESQUE PARFAIT

UN CIEL BLEU PRESQUE PARFAIT

Quarxx – France 2016 - 36'

You might think that Simon lives a mundane, monotonous life. You would be wrong... Contrary to appearances, he does not live alone among the ruins of an old farm. Between kidnapper and guardian angel, he never takes his eyes off his roommate. Convinced of having contacts with beings from elsewhere, Simon is getting lost one step at a time while border between reality and nightmare is progressively fading away.

martin@blast-production.fr

 

THE PROCEDURE

THE PROCEDURE

Calvin Reeder - USA 2016 - 3'34

A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.

festival@travellingdistribution.com