Director BIO: Joseph Catte (STREAM OF DOUBTS)

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Director Biography – Joseph Catte

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Joseph Catté is a french director, born in 1991. Concurrently
with a career in visual-effects, he creates self-produced
short-movies, selected in numerous international festivals.
Trying his hand on many genres to constantly push his limits
back, he directed a beachmovie, a gory adaptation of a play,
a crazy comedy and a fantasy drama. His colorful universes
rely on thorough visuals and a non-consensual tone, in order
to create a strong reaction in the audience.

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Director BIO: José Manuel Carrasco (LIFE ON MARS)

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José Manuel Carrasco graduated in directing at the Film and Audiovisual School of the Community of Madrid (ECAM) and received a Higher Degree in Textual Interpretation at the Higher School of Dramatic Arts. He is the director and scriptwriter of the short films Comedia anónima, Padam… which was nominated at the 2008 Goya Awards, Consulta 16, Pulsiones, Sexo Explícito, (re)construcción, Sinécdoque. Una historia de Amour Fou and Haloperidol, which were given awards at numerous National and International Festivals.

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Short Film: VINDICTE, 26min., Germany, Drama/Family

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Awa, 18 years old, goes to class in the military high school of Natitingou. One day, she learns that her father has just been murdered. Has she just joined her family in Cotonou than a popular prosecution is put together in order to avenge the memory of the deceased. Facing the helplessness of the police, Awa decides to take part in it.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    26 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 29, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Film Language:
    French
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1:2,35
  • Film Color:
    Color

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Director BIO: Ange-Régis Hounkpatin (VINDICTE)

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Director Biography – Ange-Régis Hounkpatin

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Ange-Régis HOUNKPATIN was born and raised in Cotonou,
Benin. At an early age he attends a French school, and
therefore benefits from a mix of cultures which feeds his
imagination and his dreams for other horizons. After high
school, he comes in France where he starts studying literature,
but chooses cinema studies. He graduated from the “Directing”
section of La Femis school in 2013. He then wrote and directed his first short movie in
Benin, “Retaliation”, with Topshot Films.

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Director BIO: Ange-Régis Hounkpatin (VINDICTE)

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Director Biography – Ange-Régis Hounkpatin

Ange regis hounkpatin

Ange-Régis HOUNKPATIN was born and raised in Cotonou,
Benin. At an early age he attends a French school, and
therefore benefits from a mix of cultures which feeds his
imagination and his dreams for other horizons. After high
school, he comes in France where he starts studying literature,
but chooses cinema studies. He graduated from the “Directing”
section of La Femis school in 2013. He then wrote and directed his first short movie in
Benin, “Retaliation”, with Topshot Films.

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Short Film: BURIED, 14min., UK, Thriller/War

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In present day northern France, a young boy discovers a rifle while playing on the beach, setting in motion a story of revenge, regret and fear dating back to the horrors of World War II.

Buried is a ghost story focusing on the confusion of war and the price we pay for the sins of our fathers, the burden we carry for their sometimes morally dubious actions.

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  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Ghost, Coming of Age
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color

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Director BIO: Stuart Everitt (BURIED)

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Director Biography – Stuart Everitt

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This is Stuart Everitt’s Master’s final project film and first short drama as a writer/Director. He is working on several other projects and now makes a living in commercial filmmaking.

Director Statement

This is a story about the responsibility we have to future generations through our actions.

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