Two of our short films are available for purchase and rental on the UniversCiné platform. Two glimpses of communities and beings apart, two strong stories interpreted by multi-awarded actors. Shakira by Noémie Merlant : https://www.universcine.com/films/shakira Traverser la nuit by Johann G. Louis: https://www.universcine.com/films/traverser-la-nuit Don’t wait any longer!Lire la suite
Articles Written By: Andreas Bernal
NEW SELECTIONS FOR OUR SHORT FILMS
Domar directed by Alcibiade Cohen, has been selected at the Motovun Film Festival in Croatia. Traverser la nuit by Johann G. Louis is in contention for the Outsouth Queer Film in England and the Queer North Film Festival in Canada. Season, our animated short film by Giovanna Lopalco, has been selected in several festivals for…Lire la suite
OUR MULTI-AWARDED FILMS
After winning the European Short Film Festival in Brest, Alcibiade Cohen’s Domar was awarded the Cinézik prize at the Marseille International Music & Cinema Film Festival, which was given to composer Maxence Dussère. Lucienne dans un monde sans solitude by Geordy Couturiau and co-produced with Miles Cinéma was a great success, winning the Prize of…Lire la suite
Two INSOLENCE pictures in contention for the UNIFRANCE short film award 2022
The jury of the 20th short film award by Unifrance has revealed its pick for 22 short films, among which two are produced by Insolence Productions : Lucienne in a world without solitude, by Geordy Couturiau, coproduced with Miles Cinema Terra Incognita, by Pernille Kjaer and Adrian Dexter, coproduced with Ikki Films The awards will…Lire la suite
Bang bang! “Junkyard Dogs” starts shooting!
Jean-Baptiste Durand’s first feature film has started principal photography on November 9 in Occitania/the South of France. Set in a remote rural village, the story is that of a bromance between Mirales and Dog, two young men entering adulthood. Tired of hanging around aimlessly and killing time teasing one another, they are looking for a…Lire la suite
First two festival selections for Alcibiade Cohen’s “Domar”
Alcibiade Cohen’s first short film is selected at the 36th European Short Film Festival in Brest, which will take place from November 9 to 14, as well as at the 39th Tous Courts Festival in Aix-en-Provence, which will take place from November 30 to December 4. Shot in Argentina, just before the borders got closed…Lire la suite
Noémie Merlant’s “Shakira” nominated for César Award 2021
On Wednesday 25th November 2020, the official selection for the Short Film César 2021 was announced and Shakira is one of the selected films. With this film, the actress and director portrays people from the Roma community with whom she has built a strong relationship over the years. The film premiered at the Cabourg Film…Lire la suite
“Shakira” awarded at Alciné
From November 6 to 13, 2020, was held Alciné, a film festival in Madrid, at the end of which Noémie Merlant’s “Shakira” was awarded the Second Prize in the international competition.Lire la suite
“Jumbo” nominated for EFA
Zoé Wittock’s “Jumbo” is one of the six films selected to compete in the “European Discovery Award- Prix Fipresci” category, which rewards a first feature film at the European Film Awards! Revelation of the winner on December 12th during a virtual event.Lire la suite
“Chien de la casse” got the CNC’s advance on earnings
“Chien de la casse”, Jean-Baptiste Durand’s first feature film, got the CNC’s advance on earnings! Synopsis : Dog and Mirales, two childhood friends, live in a small village in the south of France. They spend most of their days hanging out in the streets. To kill time, Mirales has got into the habit of teasing…Lire la suite
“Shakira” awarded at the French Film Festival of Helvetia
From September 16 to 20, the French Film Festival of Helvetia was held in Biel (Switzerland), and “Shakira”, Noémie Merlant’s short film, was awarded the Bilingualism Forum Prize. The film, which features a Rom community, was shot in both French and Romanian.Lire la suite
“Now Daphne” awarded at the Two Riversides Festival
The Two Riversides Film and Art Festival was held in Warsaw (Poland) from August 1 to 9. Stéphanie Michelini received the Best Actress Award for “Now Daphne”, Johann G. Louis’s short film.Lire la suite
“Season” awarded at the Cisterna Film Festival
From July 16 to 19 2020, the four-day Cisterna Film Festival was held in Italy, and Giovanna Lopalco’s animated short film “Season” was awarded the Altre Visioni Prize.Lire la suite
First two awards for “Shakira” at the Cabourg Festival
From June 29th to July 1st was held the Cabourg Film Festival in Normandy, at the end of which Noémie Merlant’s short film “Shakira” was awarded the prize for Best Actress for its lead actress Catalina Danca as well as a Special Mention for Short Film.Lire la suite
“L’Age d’or” crowned Best Short Film at the Montreal International Art Film Festival
The film “L’Age d’Or” directed by artist and choreographer Eric Minh Cuong Castaing received the award for Best Short Film at the 38th edition of the Montreal International Festival of Films on Art. With this short film, a true hybrid plastic work, Eric puts children with motor disabilities at the centre of his work, experimenting with…Lire la suite
Over a 100,000 views on Vimeo in one week for “Savor it”…
After only one week in Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere, we are happy to announce that “Savor it” by Stéphane Baz has exceeded 100 000 views!An exceptional figure for which we are very grateful. Find the film below. We would like to thank Jeff Bowers from Vimeo for choosing it, as well as all our partners…Lire la suite
“Shakira” by Noémie Merlant in post-production.
Noémie Merlant’s second short film “Shakira” is currently in post-production. SYNOPSIS: While trying to find a way to save her family from returning to the streets, Shakira, a young Roma girl, joins the “gang with claws” and meets Marius. Produced with the support of CNC – Aide au Programme, Adami and Procirep. Pre-bought by Arte…Lire la suite
Insolence Productions receives the Procirep Short Film Producer Award 2019!
Last February 6th at the Short Film Festival of Clermont-Ferrand, with the wonderful volcanoes of Auvergne for a setting, we had the honor to receive the Procirep Short Film Producer Award 2019. An immeasurable thank-you to the voters, but also to all the partners, service providers, collaborators, friends, colleagues, who, from near and far, have…Lire la suite
“Diversion” awarded in Gérardmer
Mathieu Mégemont’s short film “Diversion” won the Grand Prix du Court Métrage at the 26th Gérardmer International Fantastic Film Festival! This award is all the more an honour as it is the film’s 3rd selection, after Locarno and Clermont-Ferrand. Congratulations to the whole team and huge thanks to this year’s short film jury, namely Julie…Lire la suite
3 films selected in Clermont-Ferrand!
Insolence Productions beautifully starts the year with 3 films selected at the Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival which will take place from February 1 to 9!LE MAL BLEU by Anaïs Tellenne and Zoran Boukherma and DIVERSION by Mathieu Mégemont are in National Competition while À L’AUBE by Julien Trauman will be screened as part of the…Lire la suite
Insolence Productions represents @Prague!
The Prague International Short Film Festival has given us carte blanche for their 14th edition.On the program: « The last well » de Filip Filkovic (2018 – 20’ – Anticipation)« A l’aube » de Julien Trauman (2018 – 22’ – HD Survival / psychological drama)« Juliet » de Marc-Henri BOULIER (2015 – 11’ – HD…Lire la suite
“Jumbo” by Zoé Wittock in post-production
Zoé Wittock’s first feature film, a surrealist drama with Noémie Merlant and Emmanuelle Bercot in the lead roles, is currently in post-production. In co-production with Les Films Fauves and Kwassa Films. With the support of the CNC – Avance sur recettes, the Film Fund Luxembourg, the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles and Wallimages.Distribution: Rezo Films.International sales: WTF.Lire la suite
Imminent shooting for “Diversion”
Supported by the CNC – Aide Avant Réalisation and in co-production with Canal+, Mathieu Mégemont’s second short film, winner of the Résidence SoFilm Polar, will be shot in the Grand Est region in February-March. A tribute to the Hixploitation cinema (films by Rednecks), it features a fact-diverter whose daily life will be turned upside down…Lire la suite
“Sick Bird” by Anaïs Tellenne & Zohan Boukherma in post production
The short film “Sick Bird” is going into post production! Shot in Lot-et-Garonne, with the support of the CNC – Aide Avant Réalisation and Arte, the film shows the strange habits of a couple of dove hunters.Lire la suite
CNC support – Pre-production help for “Diversion”!
We are very pleased to announce that the project “Diversion” by Mathieu Mégemont, winner of the Résidence SoFilm Polar, is supported by the CNC – Aide avant réalisation!Lire la suite
May 1st, Lily of the Valley and Trailer
On this first of May, Insolence Productions is happy to offer you a bit of lily of the valley and the 2017 version of its trailer! You will find the following films there: Mathilde 326, by Jean-Sébastien Bernard (2017) Rabid Jacob of Donovan Alonso-Garcia (2017) We are going into the woods, by Arnaud Bigeard (2017)…Lire la suite
“Writing and salted butter…”
Jean-Baptiste’s first feature film, “Chien de la Casse”, is in the annual selection of the Groupe Ouest! We are very happy that Jean-Baptiste shares this unique experience with the seven other winning projects. LINK TO THE SITE : http://www.legroupeouest.com/lab-scenario/selection-annuelle/2017-groupe-ouest/Lire la suite
“Le Bal” supported by the Commission of the CNC – Aide avant realisation!
We are pleased to officially announce that “Le Bal”, Jean-Baptiste Durand’s next short film, has been supported by the CNC’s Commission de l’Aide Avant Réalisation. Shooting planned on Fall 2017. Drawing : Jean-Baptiste DurandLire la suite