To my Dad
Work in progress
Filmed diary
Super 8 & digital

One day, as my father was driving me to the station, even though we were running late, he took the time to stop and pick me some poppies. I dried the poppies and that's how I started making films with flowers.

Since I've been making films, I've been thinking about making one with my father. I wanted to talk about the past, about his addiction to alcohol, about my lack of memories. But above all I wanted to show him as I love him. I wanted long walks, his simple everyday life, him telling me his stories over a coffee or two, taking the time like the day he took me to the station.

In the end, it was a matter of urgency that prompted me to start this project, as he had been diagnosed with throat cancer at a very advanced stage. I had a Super 8 film camera waiting, so I filmed him while he was still speaking, as the surgeon would be removing his vocal cords during the operation. He told so many stories about his ancestors and the countryside, and I loved listening to him, but now he would be mute. But I immediately said to myself that this film would be a happy film, full of life, a film about hope. It would be a film to remind me of who my father was before all this, a film not to forget the sound of his voice and his love of nature.

Project pre-selected for GREC RUSH 2023


Filmed trance, sound
Shot in Super 8

Production: France

Release: 31st March 2022

Based on a proposal by Camille Guibert

Music: Outro Aho Ssan (2020)
On a proposal from dancer Camille Guibert, I went to Paris at the end of 2021, to film his choreographic creation work. For several years, he has been working to show trance and embody it, to bring it back into ritual and performance, and to transmit it through workshops.

I filmed one of his rehearsals and captured the trance process he usually performs in front of an audience. Thanks to this proximity and intimacy, I approached the body, observing it from different angles and in states we are rarely confronted with.

The film was shown at an evening of performances, during an exhibition and at international dance festivals.

Festivals / Screenings:

Gallery Echomusée La Goutte d’Or, Paris, France - 31 March 2022
Le Bloc, Poitiers, France - 31 March to 23 May 2022
TANZAHOi International Festival for Dance, Hamburg, Germany - 03 November 2023
Mov’in Cannes, Dance Festival Cannes, France, 30 November 2023

Three Months at RockOpera Praha

Experimental documentary
Shot in Super 8

Production: Prague, Czech Republic

Release: 22nd October 2021
From March to June 2021, I lived in Prague and made a documentary for RockOpera Praha. I captured the daily life of the place, some recordings, the shooting of a video clip, a photo shoot. I also filmed the shows that were being broadcast live on Facebook (the operas were not yet taking place at that time). And I captured the details of this very special place. I played with the different speeds of my camera, mixing 18 frames per second and frame by frame, letting certain details last or letting the images follow one another. I captured lights, textures, composing with the work of the RockOpera artists, with their bodies, their gestures, their materials.
The documentary is split screen, alternating sequences of daily life and shows. It is accompanied by a music being created specifically for the film.

The film premiered on 24 June 2022 in Prague.

They talk about it:

Restless Instants

Experimental fiction
Shot in Super 8

Production: France

Release: 2nd October 2019

Ludivine Herbreteau
Matthieu Bethys
Théo Humeau
Lauren Oliel

This is a film about encounters.
A film about details from these encounters.
About those stories that are gone.
Those stories that did not happen.
This is a film about desire.
This film was made during my Master's degree in Cinema at Paris 8 University, under the direction of Damien Marguet.

This film shows a wandering in different places, mixed with two masculine figures and a feminine figure dancing in the blur of a party. These masculine figures and these places embody the memory of these encounters evoked by the voice-over.

Festivals 2020-2021:

Serge Daney Prize and Serge Daney Diffusion Prize, Paris, France
Pugnant Film Series, Athens, Greece
Scèn'art en court Festival, Rennes, France
Unknown Film Festival, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Diversions International Short Film Festival, Sveti Ivan Zelina, Croatia
Altered Images Film and Music Festival, London, United Kingdom
Ce l'ho corto Film Festival, Bologna, Italy
Fisura, International Festival of Experimental Film & Video, Mexico City, Mexico
Screener Short Films, London, United Kingdom
Analogica, Bolzano, Italy