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Balthus Kiss – In Vitro (Screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Balthus Kiss – In Vitro (Screenplay)

Diploma project with Alice Winocour, Nadine Lamari, Michel Spinoza

Through Caillou’s point of view, In Vitro enables us to look at the world as through a broken mirror. Which reflection should we trust?

Jiahui Huang – The mountains are still growing (Editing)

FILM STUDIES

Jiahui Huang – The mountains are still growing (Editing)

Diploma project with Gion Reto Killias

Laurence, a Parisian in her fifties, is spending a few days in an isolated holiday cottage in southern France. There she meets Antoine, the young owner of the place. Antoine is a little boorish and macho and tries to seduce her. But Laurence is there for a specific purpose: to give him a letter containing a secret.

Leopold Helbich Frey – The Scent of Burning Time (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Leopold Helbich Frey – The Scent of Burning Time (Direction)

Diploma project with Stéphane Batut

Three people searching for a better future on an island are confronted with the climate catastrophe.

Valentina Shasivari – Mountain Flesh (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Valentina Shasivari – Mountain Flesh (Direction)

Diploma project with Jacqueline Zünd

The summer idyll is disturbed by recurring noises while a mountain village loses its foundations.

Victor Comte – Carne (Screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Victor Comte – Carne (Screenplay)

Diploma project with Nadine Lamari, Alice Winocour, Michel Spinoza

This is the first draft of a feature film script, written over the two years of the MA programme.

Marie Chemin – The mountains are still growing (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Marie Chemin – The mountains are still growing (Direction)

Diploma project with Stéphane Batut

Laurence, a Parisian in her fifties, is spending a few days in an isolated holiday cottage in southern France. There she meets Antoine, the young owner of the place. Antoine is a little boorish and macho and tries to seduce her. But Laurence is there for a specific purpose: to give him a letter containing a secret.

Léa Célestine Bernasconi – The mountains are still growing (Sound)

FILM STUDIES

Léa Célestine Bernasconi – The mountains are still growing (Sound)

Diploma project with Nathalie Vidal

My job was to create the soundtrack for this film from sound recording to mixing and editing.

Rokhaya Balde – La passion d'Aline (Screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Rokhaya Balde – La passion d'Aline (Screenplay)

Diploma project with Nadine Lamari, Alice Winocour, Michel Spinoza

My graduation project is a version 1.0 of a feature film script on the life of Aline Sitoé Diatta. Aline is a heroine of the Senegalese resistance and particularly of Casamance against French colonisation in the 1920s and 1940s.

Marine Maye – Mountain Flesh  (Sound)

FILM STUDIES

Marine Maye – Mountain Flesh (Sound)

Diploma project with Nathalie Vidal

The summer idyll is disturbed by recurring noises while a mountain village loses its foundations.

Yatoni Roy Cantu – Ramboy (Sound)

FILM STUDIES

Yatoni Roy Cantu – Ramboy (Sound)

Diploma project with Nathalie Vidal

Ramboy provided me with the opportunity to look after the whole sound process of a film, from the sound recording to the music, the editing and the mixing. It was a real adventure.

Matthias Joulaud – Ramboy (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Matthias Joulaud – Ramboy (Direction)

Diploma project with Jacqueline Zünd

Ramboy is a 30-minute documentary short film, the result of work done with a family of sheep farmers on an Irish island. Being immersed for several months in this island allowed me to weave strong links and to offer a documentary which condenses at the same time problems related to the adolescence of a young boy, and to the hard social and economic reality of a trade whose traditions are under threat.

Antoine Flahaut – The Parade (Editing)

FILM STUDIES

Antoine Flahaut – The Parade (Editing)

Diploma project with Gion Reto Killias

The editing of this film was a meticulous balancing act, consisting less of searching for clean and sophisticated cuts than of finding for each scene the brutality, the power, the troubled swirl of emotions that inhabit this group of teenagers fleeing through the streets of Athens.

Massimo Del Gaudio – Le défilé (Sound)

FILM STUDIES

Massimo Del Gaudio – Le défilé (Sound)

Diploma project with Nathalie Vidal

I worked on Michail Galanopoulos’ graduation film: Le défilé. I went to Greece in November 2021 to work on the film as sound recordist and location mixer. I then worked on the post production as sound editor, sound designer and mixer.

Michail Galanopoulos – The Parade (Direction)

FILM STUDIES

Michail Galanopoulos – The Parade (Direction)

Diploma project with Stéphane Batut

A day in the life of a group of high school students in Athens, Greece, during the day of the national military parade.

Selin Dettwiler – Ramboy (Editing)

FILM STUDIES

Selin Dettwiler – Ramboy (Editing)

Diploma project with Gion Reto Killias

On Achill Island, on the west coast of the Republic of Ireland, Cian hopes to spend his summer vacation playing soccer with his friends. But his grandfather Martin reckons the time has come to introduce him to farm work in order to pass on his craft to the next generation.

Maison Rousseau mandate

FILM STUDIES

Maison Rousseau mandate

Collaboration

Production and shooting of films for the mandate of the Maison Rousseau & Littérature, Geneva. The students of the Master Cinéma were supervised by the director Lionel Rupp.

Master Cinéma - scriptwriting major

FILM STUDIES

Master Cinéma - scriptwriting major

Shooting of a sequence from Version 1 of the script by the students of Master Cinema - scriptwriting

Mandate for the Maison Rousseau et Littérature, Genève

FILM STUDIES

Mandate for the Maison Rousseau et Littérature, Genève

Collaboration

The Maison Rousseau et Littérature (MLR) in Geneva commissioned the ECAL/HEAD Master in Cinema to produce the audiovisual works for the museum, which reopened its doors in the old town of Geneva  after a period of restructuring in Spring 2021.

Jury Réseau Cinéma CH

FILM STUDIES

Jury Réseau Cinéma CH

Other

Participation of Master Cinema students Léa Célestine Bernasconi and Leopold Helbich Frey in the Jury of the Réseau Cinéma CH during the 35th edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF)

Video direction

FILM STUDIES

Video direction

Collaboration by Matthias Joulaud, Michail Galanopoulos, Antoine Flahaut

Video of the concert "Shawati" by Bedouin Burger, the Ensemble Dīwan and the students of HEM.

Filmmaking workshop

FILM STUDIES

Filmmaking workshop

Workshop with Danielle Lessovitz

A 2-weeks filmmaking workshop led by the American director and scriptwriter Danielle Lessovitz with the students of the Master in Film - major direction and scriptwriting.

Actors' Direction Workshop

FILM STUDIES

Actors' Direction Workshop

Studio project with Fulvio Bernasconi

Actors' Direction Workshop, led by the Swiss filmmaker Fulvio Bernasconi, in collaboration with the acting students of Les Teintureries, theatre school in Lausanne.

Master Cinema - Major in Sound

FILM STUDIES

Master Cinema - Major in Sound

Workshop with Felix Blume

Sound creation workshop for the Master Cinema students - Major in Sound - directed by Felix Blume, sound artist and sound engineer.

Sound performance

FILM STUDIES

Sound performance

Workshop

Creation by Ensemble Vide, with the Master Cinema students, in coproduction with Ensemble Contrechamps, Geneva.

Workshop Rousseau mandate

FILM STUDIES

Workshop Rousseau mandate

Workshop

Study trip of the Master in Film students in Val de Travers, on the footsteps of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, to work on the first stages of the Mandate proposed by the MLR - Maison Rousseau et Littérature, Geneva.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau inspires the ECAL/HEAD Master in Cinema

FILM STUDIES

Jean-Jacques Rousseau inspires the ECAL/HEAD Master in Cinema

Collaboration

On the occasion of the reopening of the Maison de Rousseau et de la Littérature (MRL) in Geneva on April 21, 2021, students of the ECAL/HEAD Master's degree in Cinema are presenting a series of films as part of the Parcours Rousseau, which was designed by the Zurich architect Tristan Kobler of the Holzer Kobler office and co-written by two Rousseau specialists - Martin Rueff and Guillaume Chenevière.

Nina Defontaine – Clémente (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Nina Defontaine – Clémente (direction)

Diploma project by Nina Defontaine

The portrait of Monique (my grandmother) as i accompany her in the great sorting of her objects (her ghosts) at her family house (Clémente). ninadefontaine@gmail.com https://cargocollective.com/ninaphotographies/cinematographie

Elisa Gómez Alvarez – Soraya Luna (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Elisa Gómez Alvarez – Soraya Luna (direction)

Diploma project with Pedro Pinho

A cinematographic necromancy calls the spectres of the past: by the means of VHS find the spectator submerges into the Berlin family's intimate play of the author's childhood. gomezalvarez@gmx.de http://www.elisagomezalvarez.com

Sarah Rathgeb – Stray (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Sarah Rathgeb – Stray (direction)

Diploma project by Sarah Rathgeb

Joana has just moved in with her boyfriend and her dog Boris. This is an important step in their relationship, a life-changing step.In their new apartment they have everything they need for their future together: except a mattress. sarah.rathgeb@hotmail.com

Raphaël Meyer – La Sentinelle (screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Raphaël Meyer – La Sentinelle (screenplay)

Diploma project by Raphaël Meyer

France. 2016. Operation Sentinel. One step. Two steps. Look right. Look left. Mya has just turned 18 and is walking in her uniform. Rifle against her breast. Barrel facing down. Her finger on the stock, just above the trigger. One more step. Two more steps. Look right. Look left. Mya is on patrol. Mya waits. For something. For someone. At last.

Paul Choquet – Tous les chemins (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Paul Choquet – Tous les chemins (direction)

Diploma project by Paul Choquet

A group of people is searching for an old lady who got lost in the Vaud countryside. paulchoquet@gmail.com

Lucas Rubio Martinez – Europa (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Lucas Rubio Martinez – Europa (direction)

Diploma project by Lucas Rubio Martinez

Pedro, working in Switzerland, must take one cow to the slaughterhouse at the same time his mother dies in Spain. lucadelfresno@gmail.com

Vuk Vukmanovic – Soraya Luna (sound)

FILM STUDIES

Vuk Vukmanovic – Soraya Luna (sound)

Diploma project by Vuk Vukmanovic

A cinematographic necromancy calls the spectres of the past: by the means of VHS find the spectator submerges into the Berlin family's intimate play of the author's childhood. iamvuk@gmail.com https://www.iamvuk.com

Ketsia Stocker – Europa (production)

FILM STUDIES

Ketsia Stocker – Europa (production)

Diploma project by Ketsia Stocker

Pedro, working in Switzerland, must take one cow to the slaughterhouse at the same time his mother dies in Spain. ketsia.stocker@gmail.com

Santiago Chacón – Ecce homo (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Santiago Chacón – Ecce homo (direction)

Diploma project with Claire Burger, Rachel Lang

Juan Antonio finds his father who is back home after a long absence. There, during the preparation of the most important religious festival of the city : the Ecce homo; father and son go to share in solitude, their hatreds for each other. santichacon91@gmail.com

Noémie Guibal – Taking the desert (direction)

FILM STUDIES

Noémie Guibal – Taking the desert (direction)

Diploma project by Noémie Guibal

Cevennes, 1702. In a totalitarian political state, four men take up arms. noemie.guibal@yahoo.fr

Malou Briand – Dalia (screenplay)

FILM STUDIES

Malou Briand – Dalia (screenplay)

Diploma project by Malou Briand

From the 2007 presidential elections to the emergence of the #MeToo movement, from the suburbs to the French capital, “Dalia” traces the journey of a young woman in the contemporary world. It is a story of friendship and of upward social mobility. maloubriand@gmail.com

Olivia Frey – Ecce homo (editing)

FILM STUDIES

Olivia Frey – Ecce homo (editing)

Diploma project by Olivia Frey

Juan Antonio finds his father who is back home after a long absence. There, during the preparation of the most important religious festival of the city : the Ecce homo; father and son go to share in solitude, their hatreds for each other. oliviaandreafrey@googlemail.com

Final Jury Master Cinema 2020

FILM STUDIES

Final Jury Master Cinema 2020

Other

The diploma Jury of the Master Cinema 2018-20.

Dialogue with Pauline

FILM STUDIES

Dialogue with Pauline

Collaboration

A project by Ensemble Vide . Video by Santiago Chacón (image) and Vuk Vukmanovic (sound and editing) - Master Cinema students

"I Dreamed of El Zahir"

FILM STUDIES

"I Dreamed of El Zahir"

Workshop by Vuk Vukmanovic

"I Dreamed of El Zahir" , sound work by Vuk Vukmanovic, student of Master Cinéma - major Sound, during the Grand Voyage in Dakar, Senegal. Inspired by the short story "El Zahir" by Jorge Luis Borges.

Master Cinema at the Berlinale 2020

FILM STUDIES

Master Cinema at the Berlinale 2020

Promotion of the upcoming Master Cinema 2020-22 in the Berlinale Talents 2020 program

Shooting of the web-series "Bâtards"

FILM STUDIES

Shooting of the web-series "Bâtards"

Other

On the set of the web-series "Bâtards" directed by Malou Briand and Raphaël Meyer, students of Master Cinéma- major scriptwriting. The project won the 3rd edition of the Fantastic Web Contest at NIFFF 2019. Produced by Box Productions and RTS.

Workshop casting and acting with Guillaume Brac

FILM STUDIES

Workshop casting and acting with Guillaume Brac

Workshop with Guillaume Brac

Workshop casting and acting with Guillaume Brac, filmmaker, Julia Perazzini and Antonin Schopfer, actors

Master cinéma - Production

FILM STUDIES

Master cinéma - Production

Other

Ketsia Stocker, student in Master Cinema - major Production, on the set of the series "Bulle" by Anne Deluz, 2019 (prod. Intermezzo Films/RTS)

Cinema Master - major Sound

FILM STUDIES

Cinema Master - major Sound

Workshop

Vuk Vukmanović, student in Master cinema - major Sound, on the set of "Red Jungle" by Juan José Lozano and Zoltán Horváth, 2019 (prod. Intermezzo Films; Dolce Vita Films; Nadasdy Films & Tchack)

Collaboration with Fondation Opale

FILM STUDIES

Collaboration with Fondation Opale

Collaboration by Santiago Chacon, Paul Choquet, Nina Defontaine, Elisa Gomez Alvarez, Noémie Guibal, Sarah Rathgeb, Vuk Vukmanovic, Lucas del Fresno

In the framework of the exhibition Before Time Began , Fondation Opale gave “carte blanche” to the students of the Master Cinema ECAL/HEAD to share their cinematic interpretation of contemporary Aboriginal art though seven short films.

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2019

FILM STUDIES

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2019

Other

Selection of Arena by Khadyja Mahfou Aidara, Mamadou Sané, Alarba Bousso, Malou Briand , Raphaël Meyer, Oumy Sarr Ndoye (Senegal, Switzerland), 2019 at the School Day in Winterhur. Made in the frame of the Master Cinema Grand Voyage in Dakar, Senegal, in collaboration with Alain Gomis.

NIFFF - Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

FILM STUDIES

NIFFF - Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

Other

Malou Briand and Raphaël Meyer, Master Cinéma students - major scriptwriting, win the 3rd edition of the Fantastic Web Contest with their webseries project "Bâtards", produced by Box Productions.

Grand Voyage: Dakar

FILM STUDIES

Grand Voyage: Dakar

In collaboration with the the franco-senegalese filmmaker Alain Gomis and with 15 students from Dakar, the students of the Master Cinema had 21 days to short and deliver 5 films and 2 sound creations.

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