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GWENN JOYAUX :: director & writer



In labour we trust has made the cut for PuntoG

Category : Events, Film Festivals, WIP

In labour we trust is a dark comedy that takes place in a dystopian future where science defeats aging and a very strict Birth Control System is set to avoid overpopulation: a dead in exchange for a newborn. Even upper class members, like Moira, must stick to this rule. A few weeks before her child’s labour, she joins Renato, a pregnant trans man who leads the Union of Killer Parents, to get her Birth Permit by delivering the needed corpses at all costs.

It’s directed by Gwenn Joyaux and produced by Aldana Aprile (Girovant)

PuntoG is a part of Ventana Sur, a film-TV market-meet run by the Cannes Festival and Market and Argentina’s Incaa film-TV agency. PuntoG is the starting point to promote and draw attention to productions of Latin American developed by women and non-binary people.

Where the cold wind blows has made the cut for Blood Window Lab

Category : Events, Press, WIP

Where the cold wind blows is a sci-fi suspense drama set in a dystopian future where an ambitious neuroscientist goes on the run from a global government after her psychiatric illness healing app is misappropriated, becoming a viral weapon for ethnic cleansing.

It’s directed by Gwenn Joyaux and produced by Aldana Aprile (Girovant)

Blood Window Lab is a part of Ventana Sur, a film-TV market-meet run by the Cannes Festival and Market and Argentina’s Incaa film-TV agency. Where the cold wind blows has been chosen among other 214 project submmited to the 2020’s edition.

Check Variety‘s note on all the selected projects.

Tomorrow island at the Raindance Film Festival

Tomorrow island will screen online as part of the STAGE 32 program at the Raindance Film Festival.

Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK. It is officially recognised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences USA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Independent Film Awards. Selected shorts will qualify for Oscar® and BAFTA considerations.

Tomorrow island at the 16th HollyShorts Film Festival

Tomorrow island will screen online 16th to 22nd November as part of the STAGE 32 x HFM program at the 16th HollyShorts Film Festival.

HollyShorts is an organization devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, and various panel and forums. The HollyShorts Film festival showcases the top short films produced 40- minutes or less and is officially recognised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences USA.

Tomorrow island nominee for Best Direction

Category : Film Festivals

Gwenn Joyaux’s been nominated for Best Director at the 2nd edition of the Arizona Short Film Festival. Amid COVID the festival will be re-scheduled for next year.

The two halves at the Concurso Nacional de Cine Independiente de Cipolletti

Category : Film Festivals

The two halves will be screened 4th-7th November as part of the official competition at the Concurso Nacional de Cine Independiente de Cipolletti.

Tomorrow island nominee for Best Cinematography

Category : Film Festivals

Michael Tebinka’s been nominated for Best Cinematography at the Kingstone Film Festival for his stunning work for Tomorrow island.

A podcast about my job as Script Supervisor (in Spanish)

Category : Press

Nicolás Britos · Te Mando un Audio 4 – Gwenn Joyaux/ Silvina Obregón

Tomorrow island at the 6th Herat International Women’s Film Festival

Category : Film Festivals

Tomorrow island has been accepted in the international narrative short film category at the 6th Herat International Women’s Film Festival. The short film got selected from among other 3500 submissions from over 123 countries.

Amid Covid, the festival date is yet to be confirmed.

Tomorrow island at the MINIKINO FILM WEEK 6 – BALI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Category : Film Festivals

Tomorrow island will be screened at the Minikino Film Week 6 – Bali International Short Film Festival this 4th to 12nd September. It is competing in the program called “The Rainbow”.

The short film was selected among 903 short films submitted this year. Only 22% made it to the Official Selection.

Minikino Film Week (MFW) was founded in 2015 as the unique and out of ordinary International Short Film Festival in Bali, to reach out the daily life of the local community. The screens are arranged to provide opportunities for people to re-experiencing the collective film viewing, furthermore to build a space to discuss about their experiences, promoting critical thinking of what they have just watched.