The 2015 Jury
The Jury for the 7th edition of the Festival is revealed!
We are delighted to reveal our jurys for Les Arcs European Film Festival 2015! The feature films Jury will be presided by the producer Sylvie Pialat, and the short films Jury, by the actor and director Louis-Do de Lencquesaing.
Sylvie Pialat founded in 2003 the company "Les films du Worso" through which she actively supports auteur cinema. She produced, amongst others, Strangers by the Lake by Alain Guiraudie, The Nun by Guillaume Nicloux and the popular Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako, winner of seven César and an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film. For the second year in a row, Sylvie Pialat won the Daniel Toscan du Plantier Prize which rewards the Best producer of French films of the year.
Anders Danielsen Lie
Born in Norway, Anders Danielsen Lie is both an actor, a doctor and a musician. Son of actors, he took his first steps at the age of 11 years in Herman by Erik Gustavson. In adulthood, he was spotted by the Norwegian director Joachim Trier and he gained international notoriety after his performance of a drug addict in Oslo, August 31st. Since then, he has played in Fidelio : Alice's Odyssey by Lucie Borleteau, and will soon appear in two films : Personal Shopper by Olivier Assayas and This summer feeling by Mikhael Hers.
After graduating from the Cours Florent and the National Conservatory of Dramatic Superior Art, Clotilde Hesme took her first steps in theatrer. She was spotted shortly after by Jérôme Bonnell, who offered her a role in Olga's Chignon. Since then, she acted under the direction of the biggest names in French cinema : Philippe Garrel (Regular Lovers), Christophe Honoré (Love Songs), Raoul Ruiz (Mysteries of Lisbon) and Alix Delaporte (Angèle et Tony - for which she won the César for Most Promising Actress). Next, she will be playing in Chocolat by Roschdy Zem alongside Omar Sy and James Thierrée.
Saverio Costanzo is an Italian director. In 2004, he directs his first feature film Private, which won the Golden Leopard in Locarno and the prize for Best actor for Mohammed Bakri. Since his second film, In Memoria Di Me (2007), Saverio's career meets a public and critical success : The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010) and Hungry Hearts (2014), were both nominated for the Silver Lion at the 67th and 68th Venice Film Festival.
Małgorzata Szumowska belongs to the most prominent Polish filmmakers. Her last movie Body got the Silver Bear for best film director at the 65th International Berlin Film Festival and was released to 25 countries. Her previous movie In The Name Of was awarded with the Teddy Award at the Berlin Film Festival and 33 Scenes From Life received the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film. Malgorzata Szumowska was nominated twice for the European Film Awards for Happy Man and Stranger. Her movie Elles, featuring Juliette Binoche, was released in 40 countries.
Ludovic Bource is a French composer. He studied at the music school in Vannes before getting into jazz and going to the CIM in Paris. In 1995, he met Michel Hazanavicius and worked on his first film, My Friends, alongside another composer Kamel Ech-Cheikh. Together, they also co-composed the music of the films OSS 117 : Cairo, Nest of Spies and OSS 117 : Lost in Rio. Finally, Ludovic Bource composed the music for The Artist which screened at Cannes in 2011. His work earned him a considerable number of awards, including a European Film Award, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, an Oscar and a César for Best Soundtrack in 2012.
Short films Jury
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing
President of the short films Jury
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing is a French actor and director. In 2009, he plays the leading role in Father of My Children by Mia Hansen-Løve, which reveals him to the audience. In 2012, after directing numerous plays for theater, he directed his first feature film, Au Galop. At the moment, he is preparing his next film.
Lola Créton began her career at the age of 9 by playing in the short film Imago. It was thanks to her role in Bluebeard by Catherine Breillat that she got noticed. In 2011, she played the leading role in two films acclaimed by the public and critics : Iris in Bloom by Valerie Mréjen and Bertrand Schefer and Goodbye First Love by Mia Hansen-Løve. This year, she appeared in the thriller Disappeared in winter by Christophe Lamotte and in Deux by Anne Villacèque.
Marie Amachoukeli, director and screenwriter, studied at the film school La Fémis. She collaborated to the scenario and direction of Forbach - Grand Prix at Clermont-Ferrand – and then Demolition Party in 2013, with her school friend Claire Burger. Marie Amachoukeli moved to feature films in 2014 with Party Girl which won the Camera d'Or at Cannes.
Jules Sitruk is a French actor and director. At 11, he landed the leading role in Monsieur Batignole by Gérard Jugnot. Thereafter, he played, among others, in I, Cesar, Viper in the Fist by Philippe de Broca and The Other Son by Lorraine Lévy. In 2014, Jules Sitruk goes behind the camera and directs the short film Windows.
Tatiana Vialle is a French actress and director. In 1991, she became a casting director and in 1994 she directed the short film Du Poulet, which received the Audience award at the Sarlat Festival. In 2010, she adapted at the Théâtre du Rond Point A Woman in Berlin. Tatiana Vialle is also the President of the Association of Artistic Distribution Managers.
Frédéric Mercier is a film critic. After working several years for the classic movie channel TCM Cinema and collaborating with Cahiers du Cinéma, he is currently a member of the editorial team of the review Transfuge. In February 2016, he released his first book published by Seguier : Writers of the 7th art.