Saguenay international
short film festival


Alfred had to flee his country because of the war. Without housing, he wanders, from rejection to rejection. One day he meets Sonia, who offers him a coffee…

Production :
Les Films du Nord
Contact :
Animation :
Paul Gressier, Tiphaine Kneip and Célia Tisserant
Music :
Yan Volsy
Screenplay :
Arnaud Demuynck
Editing :
Célia Tisserant

In competition for :

Best youth short film

  • Célia Tisserant

    After obtaining a DMA at the ESAAT, Celia Tisserant co-directed with Celia Tocco her first short film, ‘The Golden Tortoise‘, and in 2019, her second short film, ‘The Little Red Chick’. She co-directed her 1st medium-length film with Arnaud Demuynck, 'Old Mother Snow' in 2020. All these films were released in short film programmes in the French cinemas.

  • Arnaud Demuynck

    Arnaud Demuynck is a film director, producer and scriptwriter specialized in short and medium-length animated films (and producing 5 to 6 films on average each year). Since his ‘L'Ecluse’ (The Lock), a short choreographic fiction film made in 2000, he has written and directed many animated films.