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Josephs' Snails

Josephs' Snails

A Short film by Sophie Roze

Produced by JPL Films

Production year : 2009

    Synopsis

    Joseph is an introvert and shy little boy who collects snails. One day, he is swallowed by his navel and discovers a disturbing world, the world of the navel-gazers: these, due to communicating only with their navel, wind themselves up and become snails.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    JPL Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Some Like It Short, L'Agence du court métrage

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Pierre Lemouland

    Director of photography :

    Sara Sponga

    Sound Editor :

    Loïc Burkhardt

    Music Composer :

    Nicolas Bernard

    Special Effects :

    Mathieu Brisebras

    Screenwriter :

    Sophie Roze

    Editor :

    Colombe Nicolas

    Production designers :

    Maëlle Bossard, Fabienne Collet, Jeanne Hadorn

    Compositor :

    Mathieu Brisebras

    Sound Mixer :

    Loïc Moniotte

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film

    Sub-genre :

    Bizarre

    Themes :

    Childhood

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2009

    Runtime :

    11 min 48 seconds

    Visa number :

    119.396

    Visa issue date :

    08/04/2009

    Production formats :

    Digital photography

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    News

    Festival Selections (21)

    Curtacinema - 2010

    Curtacinema (Brazil, 2010)

    Selection

    Out of Competition

    Krok International Animated Film Festival  - 2010

    Krok International Animated Film Festival (Ukraine, 2010)

    Selection

    International Competition

    San Francisco International Film Festival - 2010

    San Francisco International Film Festival (United States, 2010)

    Selection

    Golden Gate Award International Competition

    REGARD sur le court-métrage au Saguenay - 2010

    REGARD sur le court-métrage au Saguenay (Canada, 2010)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) - 2009

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) (Ireland, 2009)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Uppsala International Short Film Festival - 2009

    Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden, 2009)

    Selection

    International Competition

    BFI London Film Festival - 2009

    BFI London Film Festival (Great Britain, 2009)

    Selection

    Short Films Section

    Ottawa International Animation Festival - 2009

    Ottawa International Animation Festival (Canada, 2009)

    Selection

    International competition

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema - 2009

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Canada, 2009)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Awards (2)

    AniFest - Teplice International Animated Film Festival  - 2010

    AniFest - Teplice International Animated Film Festival (Czech Republic, 2010)

    Awards

    Grand Prize for Films of 5' to 15' duration

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) - 2009

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) (Ireland, 2009)

    Awards

    UIP Prize for Best European Film