Director Jeremy Comte’s heartfelt live action short portrays an innocent power game between two boys that escalates beyond their control. Produced by Evren Boisjoli (Achromatic Media) and Maria Gracia Turgeon (Midi La Nuit) and distributed by H264 Distribution, Fauve won six Oscar-qualifying film awards (Palm Springs Shortfest, Encounters Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Aspen Shortfest, Regard Sur le Court and Vienna Shorts).
Winner of 6 Oscar-Qualifying film awards
After playing at over 80 film festivals, Fauve will have a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere. Simultaneously, the film will also be released on “Short of the Week” and “Nowness”.
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer.
Jeremy Comte directed his first short documentary “Feel The Hill” at eighteen years old, landing him a world tour with the Banff Mountain Film Festival. His connection with nature and curiosity for the human condition deepened with his travels around the globe. Comte is roused by psychological, raw narratives finding meaningful connections through poetic imagery. His latest short fiction film “Fauve” won Special Jury Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. He is currently writing his first feature film.
Producer Evren Boisjoli is the founder of Achromatic Media Inc. His filmography includes titles such as Fauve (Sundance), We’re Still Together (Karlovy Vary, Best Narrative Feature at New Hampshire), Lovers Lost (Best Feature Film at Trinity International Festival), Lite Spots (Nominated at MMVA, UKVMA, Cannes YDA, Junos), as co-producer, The Chaperone 3D (TIFF Honorable Mention and Top Ten, Slamdance) and most recently, as executive producer, PRE-DRINK (Best Canadian Short at TIFF).
Passionate about the power of cinematic storytelling, Maria Gracia Turgeon cofounded Midi La Nuit. She has produced numerous short films including Marc-Antoine Lemire’s PRE-DRINK (Best Canadian Short Film TIFF 2017), How Tommy Lemenchick Became A Grade 7 Legend by Bastien Alexandre (Tribeca 2018), Fauve by Jeremy Comte (Sundance Special Jury Award 2018, Telluride 2018) and Brotherhood By Meryam Joobeur, (Best Canadian short at TIFF 2018). She is currently developing several feature films with talented storytellers.