Lionel
Baier

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Summer University in Tokyo

FILM STUDIES

Summer University in Tokyo

On the occasion of a workshop organised in the framework of the Summer University programme organised by the State of Vaud , a group of students from the ECAL Cinema Department wrote and directed four short movies (documentary and fiction) in Tokyo, in partnership with the Laboratory of Tsuchida/Kore-eda/University of de Waseda.

Workshop Pasolini

FILM STUDIES

Workshop Pasolini

Workshop with Stéphane Bouquet, Lionel Baier, Robert Cantarella

The Master students of Mise en scène of the Lausanne University of Theatre and the film directors of Master Ecal/Head collaborated for a work shop around the critical and political impact of Pasolini’s work.

Istanbul In & Out

FILM STUDIES

Istanbul In & Out

Workshop with Lionel Baier, Kaveh Bakhtiari

The first year Bachelor Cinema class of ECAL went round Istanbul during a whole week, accompanied by the director Kaveh Bakhtiari.

Karin Bachmann – Er/Ich

FILM STUDIES

Karin Bachmann – Er/Ich

Diploma project with Lionel Baier, Andreas Horvath, Jean Perret

Erich is my enemy, because his political policies are against foreigners. He’s a strange to me, so am I xenophobic like him?

Caroline Cuénod – Des yeux partout

FILM STUDIES

Caroline Cuénod – Des yeux partout

Diploma project with Cécile Vargaftig, Solveig Anspach, Lionel Baier, Jean Perret

This ageless woman who tracks every CCTV camera in the city, would she aggree to go to Monaco?

Laurence Favre – Nwa-Mankamana

FILM STUDIES

Laurence Favre – Nwa-Mankamana

Diploma project with Solveig Anspach, Lionel Baier, Jean Perret, Cécile Vargaftig

Subjective exploration of a Swiss missionary’s archives (films and letters) in South Africa.

Ruth

FILM STUDIES

Ruth

Studio project with Lionel Baier, Emmanuel Salinger

Ruth leads a peaceful life in her elaborately decorated apartment. Until one day, when a mysterious gift is about to turn her world upside down.

Vrai/Semblable

FILM STUDIES

Vrai/Semblable

Workshop with Lionel Baier, Emmanuel Salinger

Under the direction of filmmaker Emmanuel Salinger, students were asked to produce a fiction or documentary film of less than 10 minutes in length based on the document written in a writing workshop.

Simona Canonica – Con la licencia de Dios

FILM STUDIES

Simona Canonica – Con la licencia de Dios

Diploma project with Lionel Baier, Thomas Isler, Nino Kirtadze

In an isolated village in the Mexican desert, Griselda lives with the wind, silence and suspended time. She looks at life with humanity and pragmatism. Her husband emigrated to the United States, and like other women in the village, the children and the old, Griselda lives in a state of waiting…

Il movimento

FILM STUDIES

Il movimento

Studio project with Lionel Baier, Thomas Isler

The “habitués” of the bar “Il Movimento” meet regularly to discuss, drink and to forget their worries. This tiny bar is particularly cosy with a warm and charming ambience...

Copycat

FILM STUDIES

Copycat

Workshop with Lionel Baier

In this workshop, students worked with the opening scene of Alfred Hitchcock's film "Psycho" to create a remake.

Filippo Filliger – Comme une lettre à la Poste

FILM STUDIES

Filippo Filliger – Comme une lettre à la Poste

Diploma project with Lionel Baier

Franco is studying history at the university. His girlfriend, Giulia, a young and dynamic woman, criticizes him for his existential inertia, which hinders him from growing up. After Franco finally manages to submit his final thesis, his professor rejects it, but steals his ideas for an article of his own. When Franco starts to search for evidence, he discovers the somewhat unorthodox sexual practices of his professor...