The Bay

Directed by Joris Laquittant (class 2017)


Graduation film, Production department


Every year, during the summer solstice, the Bay turns into sand desert, and the tides stop. Michel, a hunter, is charged with battling the forces of Nature. This year, however, nothing goes as planned.


Script : Joris Laquittant (class 2017)
Production : Arnaud Bruttin (class 2017)
Director of photography : Vadim Al Sayed (class 2017)
Sound engineering : Antonin Guerre
Image editing : Marine Chiu (class 2017)
Sound editing : Agathe Reiland (class 2017)
Sound Mix : Geoffrey Perrier (class 2017)


Running time 20’50
Genre Fiction
Shooting format HD
Screening format DCP, 2.39, color


• Competition, Cabin Fever Film Fest 2019, Warren (Etats-Unis)
• International Fantastic Film Festival - CRASH 2018, Goiânia (Brésil)
• Short fiction competition, The China International Green Film Week, Beijing (Chine)
• Short film competition, Terror in the Bay Film Festival 2018, Thunder Bay, (Canada)
• Short film competition, Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2018 ( Autriche)
• Short competition, Philip K. Dick European Science-fiction Festival 2018, Lille (France)
• Weird Short competition, Weird Wednesday Film Festival 2018, Stuttgart (Allemagne)
• Short feature competition, International Barents Ecology Film Festival 2018, Petrozavodsk (Russie)
• Competitive screening « Courts Maudits », Festival des Maudits Films 2018, Grenoble (France)
• French short films competition, PIFFF 2017 - Paris International Fantastic Film Festival (France)