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NAIADE - still #1


US Premiere

Director: Nadia Micault & Lorenzo Nanni

France, 2008, 12 min

Festival Year:2009


WINNER: Spirit Award

Crew:Executive Producer: Nicolas Schmerkin (Autour de Minuit) - Cinematographer: Stephen Barcelo - Original Score: Emmanuel Deruty - Sound: Emmanuel Deruty - Animation: Nadia Micault, Corinne Garcia, Yue Wu, Alexandre Dievan, Camille Lapelerie, Corentin Rouge, Clément Germain - Puppets animation: Florian Perinelle, Xavier Truchon, Helene Cardi - Puppets maker: Daniel Volny-Anne - Puppeteers : Mikael Fenneteau, Michael Coupez - Camera operator: Stephen Barcelo - Cameraman assistant: Quentin Rosan - Set designer: Franck Limon-Duparcmeur, Lorenzo Nanni, Julie Kayser, Jessica Rougias , Aurore Vuittenez - Props: Aurore Vuittenez, Lorenzo Nanni - Line Producer (preparation): Lorin Horwitz

Sales:Christine Gicquel, Distributor - Autour de Minuit, 21, rue Henry Monnier, 75009 Paris, France - T: 00 33 1 42 81 17 28 - F: 00 33 1 42 81 17 29


Ava rules over a swamp where fairy creatures live. A strange boy secretly observes her flourishing kingdom, trying to figure out a way to save the life of his sick twin brother.


About the director

Nadia Micault is a graphic designer, illustrator, webpage and animated movie director based in Paris, France. Although, she has solely begun her career as an illustrator, she has quickly evolved towards other media in order to expand her artistic horizon. Her main interest is focused on illustration for the fashion world as well as... website for the music industry. Currently her work involves melting illustrated forms into real world images, be they still pictures or video clips. After he graduated traditional studies of Visual Arts, Lorenzo Nanni moved towards Applied Arts - and more particularly Textile Design - in order to extend his work to new techniques. He discovered then embroidery, which enabled him to materialize a personal universe considerably inspired by his passion for anatomy and botany. Through dreamlike atmospheres and biomorphic landscapes, his hybrid creations recreates the illusion of life in continuous mutation.

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