New Generation Award (2020)
COMMERCIAL WORK (New Generation Award)
Laura Lémerveil - Laura Lémerveil
|Title of Piece:||Laura Lémerveil|
|Production Company:||La Raffinerie|
|Director(s) :||David Findlay|
|Short Synopsis:||Laura Lémerveil’s mandate is to support poly-handicapped youths and their families in Quebec City.
The short is a tender and human account of Victor and his non-verbal, wheelchair-bound daughter Annie, and the profound effect her arrival in the world has had on him as well as how LL was able to help him not just manage the enormous task, but come to find the beauty in it.
|Producer(s):||Marie Côté, Isis Djebara|
|Director of Photography:||Farhad Ghaderi|
|Production Design:||Audrey Fontaine|
|Costume Design:||Audrey Fontaine|
|Music Composer:||Chris Waldrop|
|Creative Director:||David Findlay|
|Sound Design:||Mitchell Allen|
|Notes for Judging:||Recently shortlisted for the Next Director Award at the D&AD and Silver winner for New Director of the Year at the Shots Awards America 2020, David Findlay is a writer-director and Arts graduate of the University of British Columbia hailing from Quebec City, Canada.
His work focuses on the earnest examination of human behaviour and is known for seamlessly straddling the line between fiction and documentary through a highly cinematic lens.