Jury 2020

International Competition

Jan Kounen, président du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival
 


Jan Kounen

President of the Jury

The Très Court biography Jan Kounen is a French director, producer and screenwriter.

He started his career in the production of commercials and music videos, before launching into short films, notably with Gisèle Kérozen, a very short stop motion film directed in 1990. Four years later, Vibroboy won an award at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival.
In 1997, his first feature film Dobermann, starring Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel, was released.
In 2007, he adapted Frédéric Beigbeder's famous novel 99 francs, which will leave its mark on the cinematic landscape.
His film Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky will be screened at 62nd Cannes Film Festival's closing ceremony.
He works alongside prestigious actors: Jean Dujardin, Sandrine Kiberlain, Gilles Lellouche, Anna Mouglalis, François Damiens...

A jack of all trades, he has recently become involved in the creation of virtual reality projects. His work Ayahuasca (Kosmik Journey) was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. His new film My Cousin with Vincent Lindon will be released in 2020.

 

Hélène Giraud & Thomas szabo, membre du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival

Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo

Directors

The Très Court biography Hélène Giraud began her career in video games and worked for Ubisoft before starting projects for animated series. Meanwhile, Thomas Szabo began his career as a sound editor before turning to animated films.

Today, the duo is best known to the general public for their animated TV series Minuscule, which followed two feature films: Minuscule, the Valley of the Lost Ants, which won Best Animated Film Cesar in 2015, with more than 10 million entries worldwide, followed in 2018 by the second opus: Minuscule, the Mandibules from the End of the World.

 

Rob, membre du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival

Rob

Composer

The Très Court biography ROB, whose real name is Robin Coudert, collaborated in his early days with many artists, such as Sebastien Tellier and Phoenix.

His film experience was born in 2005. He quickly collaborated with director Rebecca Zlotowski, before composing for the films Maniac, and Populaire, for which he was nominated for a César award in the Best Original Music category.
He recently composed for the series Le bureau des Légendes as well as for many feature films, such as Papicha and Gretel & Hansel.

 

Benjamin Massoubre, membre du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival

Benjamin Massoubre

Chief editor

The Très Court biography After studying editing, Benjamin began his career as an assistant in advertising and film. He started in animation, his great passion, editing series and short films before moving on to feature films.

His credits include Tout en Haut du Monde by Rémi Chayé, and the multi-Césars winning film J'ai perdu mon corps by Jérémy Clapin. He is currently working on the development of his first film, Saba, with Alexis Ducord.

Elodie Pericaud, membre du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival

Elodie Pericaud

Project Officer
Ville de Paris

The Très Court biograpgy Elodie Pericaud joins the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Paris (Cinema department) in 2015, as a project manager. She is mainly involved in supporting short films.

A Sciences Po graduate and a culture and arts enthusiast, she also works alongside many institutions such as Unifrance and the Ministry of Culture.

Jean-Vic Chapus, membre du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival

Jean-Vic Chapus

Publication Director
So Film

The Très Court biograpgy After graduating from the Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Paris, Jean-Vic Chapus, a music expert, became fully involved in the monthly Rock & Folk before co-founding the magazine Vox Pop.

Having more than one string to his bow, he changed his artistic direction in 2015 to become editor-in-chief for So Film, a monthly magazine specialising in cinema from the So Press group.

Lucille Bion, membre du jury de la 22e édition du Très Court International Film Festival

Lucille Bion

Cinema Journalist
Konbini

The Très Court biography As a film journalist, she was published in Libération, L'Humanité and Les Fiches du cinéma before joining Konbini's editorial staff in 2016. Between interviews and international festivals, she casts the new generation of actors in New Wave, Konbini's film series.

As a producer, she is currently developing a series on classical dance.