Cast Off

A FILM BY SANDRINE B-D

Short Film – Quebec – 2016 – 19:45 min
Color | French with English subtitles | 2:39:1 | Dolby SRD

SYNOPSIS

Simon is about to leave his island to start boarding school on the mainland. One day, while playing with his sister, he finds a little wooden boat beached on the shore. Through his attempt to repair it, he will decide, or not, to cast off.

  • Off-Courts Trouville, 2016
  • Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, 2016
  • Carroussel international du film de Rimouski, 2016
  • Festival du nouveau cinéma, 2016
  • Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
  • Aspen ShortFest, 2017
  • TIFF Kids, 2017
  • Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, 2017
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, 2017
  • Seattle International Film Festival, 2017
  • Flicker’s : Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2017

CAST

  • Kelly Provencher
  • Estelle Fournier
  • Marc Fournier
  • Marie-Michèle Garon

CREW

  • Screenplay: Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers
  • Director: Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers
  • Production: Fanny Drew, Sarah Mannering (Colonelle Films)
  • Development Production: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles (Colonelle Films)
  • Cinematography: Olivier Gossot
  • Production design: Madeleine Plante
  • Editing: Philippe Gariépy, Myriam Magassouba
  • FX: Robert Alexander Quinn
  • Sound Design: Simon Gervais
  • Music: Peter Venne

Sandrine studied at Concordia University in Film Production. She then went to London and Moscow to achieve a master in European Classical. This trip inspired her enough to start writing her first feature film. L’INIS welcomed her project with open arms.

She is doing film since high school, and they have been screened all around the world in various events or festivals (like the Short Film Corner Cannes and one of the film was finalist at En Route, Air Canada film festival). She started in documentary and is now involve a lot in fiction films.

Aside her personal projects, she did an internship with director Denis Villeneuve on his Oscar nominated film Incendies (micro_scope). She also worked as the personal assistant of Daniel Roby on his feature Louis Cyr. Her short films are still running festival around the world and she is now writing a first feature and she intends to direct.

FILMOGRAPHY

Cast Off (Larguer les amarres) – 2016

  • Off-Courts Trouville, 2016
  • Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, 2016
  • Carroussel international du film de Rimouski, 2016
  • Festival du nouveau cinéma, 2016
  • Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
  • Aspen ShortFest, 2017
  • TIFF Kids, 2017
  • Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, 2017
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, 2017
  • Seattle International Film Festival, 2017
  • Flicker’s : Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2017

Le truck – 2015

  • Regard : Festival international du court métrage au Saguenay, 2015 *Shoot No Matter What! Award
  • IFF Pacific Meridian in Vladivostok, 2015
  • Encounters Bristol Short Film and Animation Festival, 2015
  • Flickers : Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2015
  • Fantasia Film Festival, 2015
  • Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, 2015
  • Cinéma urbain – projection extérieur sur la place de la paix, 2015
  • Festival mural – court dans la rue, 2015

Chicken – 2014

  • Talent tout court / Short Film Corner Cannes, 2014
  • Festival du film de la relève, 2014
  • Fantasia, 2014 *Prix UDA
  • Off-Courts Trouville, 2014
  • Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, 2014
  • Calgary International Film Festival, 2014
  • Percéides, 2014
  • LA Film Festival, 2015
  • Mammouth Film Festival, 2015
  • Prends ça court, 2015 *Vidéographe Award

A City Hunts For a Clown – 2013

  • Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, 2013
  • Rendez-vous du cinéma Québécois, 2014
  • Women’s film festival, 2014

Soon Enough – 2013

  • FCVQ, 2013
  • Festival Parties de campagne, 2014
  • Seoul International Youth Film Festival, 2014

Thank god it’s the end of the world – 2012

  • Festival de la fin du monde, 2012

Rejected – 2012

  • Zone Homa
  • Fantasia 2013
  • Regent Park Film Festival, 2013
  • EN CINÉMA avant le long métrage GRAND CENTRAL (Rebecka Zlotowski)

Missing person – 2012

  • Fantasia 2013
  • Regent Park Film Festival, 2013

Portraits Intimes –  2010

(L’Homme à la vague, L’Itinérante, La Disparue, La Nerd, La Nonne et la moine, La Séductrice captive)

  • Zone Homa, 2010

Memory Hole – 2010

  • Extraits à l’émission « Pour Le Plaisir », Radio Canada
  • Short Film Corner, Cannes
  • Festival En Route, Air Canada
  • The World Film Festival

The Child – 2007

  • Mention spéciale – Laval film festival
  • Bourse Sandra and Leo Kolber for creative imagination and exceptional team spirit

32 short Films about François Girard – 2007

  • Festival Intercollégial *Mention spéciale pour la réalisation et la musique originale
  • Bourse Jean-Pierre Mongeau

À la recherche des rêves perdus – 2005

  • Forum social Québécois, 2006
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