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The Music Video

Camille Poirier / 2020 / 14 min. / Canada / FRENCH / SUBS INTERNATIONAL FRENCH, ENGLISH

Synopsis

In order to be in her older brother’s music video, Clara, a 13-year-old tomboy, agrees to undergo a radical change of style. She soon notices that this transformation changes her brother’s friend’s behaviour towards her.

Cast & Crew

  • Screenplay : Camille Poirier
  • Cinematographer : Étienne Dagenais
  • Editor : Camille Poirier
  • Sound : Antoine Faucher
  • Sound mix : Michael Binette et Antoine Faucher (Studio O-Son)
  • Sound editor : Anthony Buckley
  • Artistic director : Mélodie Prégent
  • Cast : Marilou Forgues, Olivier Carignan, Jacob Whiteduck-Lavoie, Zachary T. Gauthier, Rosie-Anne Bérubé-Bernier

Genre

Fiction

Topics

Youth, Initiation story, Sexuality

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Biography

Camille Poirier is from Abitibi-Témiscamingue. She currently lives in Montreal where she obtained a bachelor's degree in film at UQÀM in 2014. First specialized in video editing, The Music Video is the first short fiction film she has made since the end of her studies. Her desire to make movies comes from a fascination with the world around her and her need to investigate it.

Festivals

- 2020 -
In competition | Un poing c'est court,France
In competition | Muestra International de Cine de Palencia, Spain
In competition | Kurz Filmwoche Regensburg, Germany
Selected | Carrousel de RImouski, Canada
In competition | Short Film Breaks, Roumania
Grand Jury Best Live Action Short Award | DeadCenter Film Fest, USA
In competition | ShorTS International Film Festival, Italy
In competition | FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival, Portugal
In competition | Minikino Film Week, Indonesia
In presentation | Off-Courts Trouville, France
In competition | Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, South Corea
In competition | Ciné-Jeune, France
Best scenario | Festival du film jeune de Lyon, France
In competition | Cinemagic, United Kingdom
In competition | Cinekid, The Netherlands
In competition | Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden
In competition | KUKI Festival | interfilm Berlin, Germany
In competition | Athen Int. Children Film Fest, Greece
Best Short Film | Longue vue sur le court, Canada
Coup de coeur | Festival Tous Courts, France
In competition | Film Festival for Women's Rights, Korea

- 2021 -
In competition | Cinema on the Bayou, USA
In competition | Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois et Francophone, Canada
In competition | Destiny City Film Festival, USA
Prix du public | Festival de films féministes - Filministes, Canada
In competition | Festival International du film pour enfants de Montréal (FIFEM), Canada
In competition | Positively Different Short Film Festival, Greece
In competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
In competition | Cinema Sisters International Film Festival, USA
In competition | Stony Brook Film Festival, USA
In competition | Portobello Film Festival, UK
In competition | ZERO PLUS International Film Festival, Russia
In competition | Porto Femme - International Film Festival, Portugal
In competition | 20min|max International Short Film Festival, Germany
In competition | Filem'ON, Belgium
In competition | Festival du Cinéma Québécois de Biscarosse, France
Best Canadian Short Award | North Bay Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Festival international du film d'éducation, France

- 2022 -
In competition | Tout Court, Italy

Awards

- 2020 -
Grand Jury Best Live Action Short Award | DeadCenter Film Fest, USA
Best scenario | Festival du film jeune de Lyon, France
Best Short Film | Longue vue sur le court, Canada
Coup de coeur | Festival Tous Courts, France

- 2021 -
Prix du public | Festival de films féministes - Filministes, Canada
Best Canadian Shorts Award | North Bay Film Festival, Canada

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