Festival 201521st CineRail
The official selection for the 21st Festival CineRail included 60 films, from 22 countries, competing in 3 categories: short fiction films, short documentary films, and coporate films.
In addition, 3 feature films were screened out-of-competition: Behavior (Conducta) (preview showing), Two Friends, and Bad Day at Black Rock (presented by Patrick Brion and Georges Di Lallo).
Beautiful films, surprising, disturbing, exotic, dreamy, funny, touching. Films that make you travel by train, by metro ... by dream.
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Short fiction films
All Is Fine (Alles gut), by Elke Brugger
All Is Finefiction films competition
Director Elke Brugger Country Germany Year 2014 Length 13 min Producer Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln Plot While on a routine mission, police officer Miriam bumps into Irene, who is travelling with a forged ticket. The rather official encounter turns into a confrontation with the past which culminates into the decision between police regulations and loyalty to an old friend.
Being James, by Haolu Wang
Being Jamesfiction films competition×
Director Haolu Wang Country United Kingdom Year 2014 Length 13 min Distributor London Film School Plot On a regular evening in London, James is sitting on the London Underground on his way back home. Being James seems easy until he notices someone across the aisle watching him - someone seemingly familiar ... After an impulsive move, James gradually delves into a deep well of memories ... and emotions.
Blue Train, by Manolis Mavris
Blue Trainfiction films competition×
Director Manolis Mavris Country United Kingdom Year 2014 Length 15 min Producer Stathi Twins Productions Plot 30-year-old Liam, pervaded by a feeling of childhood nostalgia takes a trip in time to find his true identity and his utopian past. The train is a non-place, where reality meets fiction. This is a trip towards Liam's unreachable goal, ending in him embracing himself and his past.
Candour Babylonian, by Bogdan Hatisi
Candour Babylonianfiction films competition×
Director Bogdan Hatisi Country France Year 2015 Length 19 min Producer Dreamachine Productions Plot Spring 1930, a luxury train follows the Danube towards Budapest. In the cosmopolitan restaurant-car, a modest English dancer gets acquainted with a Belgian businessman.
Correspondences, by Nicolas Béguin
Correspondencesfiction films competition×
Director Nicolas Béguin Country France Year 2015 Length 6 min Producer B2 Productions Plot A young woman meets a young man in the Paris Métro. Through their secret daydream, they escape reality and find out another unexpected, surprising reality...
En route, by Xu Zhang
En routefiction films competition×
Director Xu Zhang Country China Year 2014 Length 14 min Producer University of Southern California Plot When three groups of strangers on a train don't speak the same language, they stumble upon connections in unexpected ways.
Engrenage, by Swann Chesnel, Léonard Mercier, Etienne Gaulupeau & Fabien Rosier
Engrenagefiction films competition×
Director Swann Chesnel, Léonard Mercier, Etienne Gaulupeau & Fabien Rosier Country France Year 2014 Length 6 min Producer ArtFx Distributor Sève Films Plot While preparing to diffuse an explosive device, a bomb squad member imagines three different scenarios that could lead to his demise.
Entrain, by Adrien Benson & Elaine Poon
Entrainfiction films competition×
Director Adrien Benson & Elaine Poon Country Canada Year 2014 Length 7 min Producer Lifeguard Productions, Clear Shot Films Distributor Zèle Média Plot Language barriers are broken when two strangers start drumming on the subway.
Fuck Freedom (Fanculo libertà), by Dario Patrocinio & Maurizio Mazzotta
Fuck Freedomfiction films competition
Director Dario Patrocinio & Maurizio Mazzotta Country Italy Year 2015 Length 20 min Plot Fuck Freedom is a short made to show how a man with few resources to combat misfortunes, can act without thinking about the real consequences of his actions. But it sometimes happens that this man suddenly becomes aware of what he is doing and decides to change his purpose as well as his fate.
Happy Thoughts, by Kimberly Grefberg
Happy Thoughtsfiction films competition×
Director Kimberly Grefberg Country Sweden Year 2015 Length 12 min Producer White Bridges Films, Whimsy Smiles Productions Plot Life has landed Stan in the worst position he could ever have imagined. That is, until Joy gives him a hot cup of coffee on a cold morning in a hand-colored mug. This small act of kindness opens Stan's eyes to the possibility of finding compassion even in the most trying of circumstances.
Have Sweet Dreams, by Ciprian Suhar
Have Sweet Dreamsfiction films competition×
Director Ciprian Suhar Country Romania Year 2014 Length 20 min Producer Luno Plot In a modest family, where the difficult struggle for survival is influenced by the weakness of the adults, two young boys are trying to live out their dreams. Their father, who surrendered himself to a drinking habit, often puts his family in difficult situations. The boys will change the destiny.
In God We Trust, by Elefterios Zacharopoulos
In God We Trustfiction films competition×
Director Elefterios Zacharopoulos Country France Year 2014 Length 9 min Producer Les Inséparables Distributor WLC Films Plot Once upon a time, at the end of the day, a full subway, an isane desire to already be at home. How many people have left like that, at one time or another? You? Me? Or the heroine of our story, who returns home exhausted from her day. Except today, she is not alone...
Je suis à l'heure, by Isabelle Quintard & Fabien Motte
Je suis à l'heurefiction films competition×
Director Isabelle Quintard & Fabien Motte Country France Year 2014 Length 3 min Producer Lesfilmakeurs Plot There are days when you'd be better not be on time.
Lightyears, by Florian Baron
Lightyearsfiction films competition×
Director Florian Baron Country Germany Year 2015 Length 5 min Plot In the music video "Lightyears", we follow a business man on his way to work who stumbles upon his Doppelgänger.
Like New (Z.G.A.N.), by Serge Fenenko
Like Newfiction films competition
Director Serge Fenenko Country Netherlands Year 2015 Length 9 min Producer Novocortex Plot A short road movie about a dysfunctional family being torn apart by addiction to e-commerce. Mother is constantly searching for valuable items that can be sold online. Father embarks on a trip to Amsterdam to deliver the sold goods, and save the relationship. But nothing goes as planned.
Little Darling (Director's Cut), by Damian Smith
Little Darling (Director's Cut)fiction films competition×
Director Damian Smith Country Australia Year 2014 Length 5 min Producer Big Cookie Studios Plot To feel the warmth of his muse again, our intrepid hero seeks to free himself from the confines of a dilapidated automaton clock and reunite himself with the one he loves.
Lost in Stångby, by Therese Ahlbeck
Lost in Stångbyfiction films competition×
Director Therese Ahlbeck Country Sweden Year 2014 Length 23 min Producer Tiny Lumberjack AB Plot Lars, a businessman with empathy issues, gets on the wrong train on his way to Beijing and ends up making the journey of his life.
Lost in Vandlitz (Verpaskungen), by Grigoriy Dobrygin
Lost in Vandlitzfiction films competition
Director Grigoriy Dobrygin Country Russia Year 2014 Length 15 min Producer Metrafilms Plot The film is about the order of things.
Mashka, by Igor Kagramanov
Mashkafiction films competition×
Director Igor Kagramanov Country Russia Year 2014 Length 23 min Producer 2D Celluloid Plot A small town, far from the lights of big cities. Mashka and her two little brothers are facing survival. Their mother—dead, and their father has no use for his children. Life goes on, but fate has yet to force its greatest dire challenge upon the family...
Missed Connections, by Alaa Abi Haidar
Missed Connectionsfiction films competition×
Director Alaa Abi Haidar Country France Year 2014 Length 8 min Producer ALAgrApHY Plot Man has become smarter, faster ... but also more mechanical and less humane. A strong conflict between our human desire and our augmented artificial intelligence is manifested in 2032 in a public Parisian train while two strangers try to communicate but with no success.
Non Stop, by Andrey Tzvetkov
Non Stopfiction films competition×
Director Andrey Tzvetkov Country Bulgaria Year 2014 Length 3 min Producer TF&P Plot There has always been people whose ideas move the world forward. A film for the few who dare to fulfill their ideas with the price of their lives.
Paris From the Ground, by Arnaud Kehon
Paris From the Groundfiction films competition×
Director Arnaud Kehon Country France Year 2015 Length 10 min Plot A solitary walk through the French capital, just above a metro line, and sometimes below, which wants to experience the paradox of "freezing in motion" the unintentional artistic interventions in the daily ordinariness.
Platform 13 (Perron 13), by Camiel Zwart
Platform 13fiction films competition
Director Camiel Zwart Country Netherlands Year 2015 Length 14 min Producer NTR, Blackframe Plot The tragicomic story of a Japanese railway conductor. With his equally strong as graceful movements, he keeps the biggest crowds under control. But then he ends up in his biggest nightmare: a strange new world, in which he and his signals prove unnecessary.
Polaroid, by Julia Elise Schacht
Polaroidfiction films competition×
Director Julia Elise Schacht Country Norway Year 2014 Length 11 min Producer Norsk Filmproduksjon Plot The poetic tale of a brief, nocturnal encounter between a man and a woman, an encounter that remains a mystery to the man for the rest of his life.
Prose of the Trans-Siberian, by David Epiney
Prose of the Trans-Siberianfiction films competition×
Director David Epiney Country Switzerland Year 2014 Length 11 min Producer Alina Film Plot Based on a text by Blaise Cendras, this film aims to immerse the audience in the various feelings of a train journey.
Shades of Gray, by Alexandra Averyanova
Shades of Grayfiction films competition×
Director Alexandra Averyanova Country Russia Year 2014 Length 6 min Producer KinoMelnitsa Plot A boy and a girl meet at the Tsarskoselsky railway station, but get separated a few moments later. Only twenty years later, the mystical connection which emerged between them in childhood brings these young people back to the place where they had first met.
Single Trip, by Emilie Noblet
Single Tripfiction films competition×
Director Emilie Noblet Country France Year 2014 Length 9 min Producer Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, SWR/Arte, La Fémis Plot July. Major holiday departures. TGV Paris-Brest. Alex does her first steps as a train controller on a great line, flanked by her colleague Antoine. During an inspection, she crosses the way of a passenger who diverts her from her new functions.
Spanish Level 1, by Guy Dessent
Spanish Level 1fiction films competition×
Director Guy Dessent Country Belgium Year 2014 Length 22 min Producer Les Ateliers INRACI Plot Victor, a young Belgian-Uruguayan, returns to Belgium. In order to be eligible for welfare, he will have no other choice but to sign up for a Spanish Level 1 course for which he has to pretend he does not know a single word of Spanish, his mother tongue.
The Carriage (A Carruagem), by João Vasco
The Carriagefiction films competition
Director João Vasco Country Portugal Year 2014 Length 15 min Producer AvA Musical Editions Plot Sharing the space and the forced intimacy of a subway carriage, several passengers wait for their destinations. They carry their dreams and memories but also the possibility of unexpected encounters ... Sometimes the refuge of a subway carriage is only illusory.
The Mechanical Waltz, by Julien Dykmans
The Mechanical Waltzfiction films competition×
Director Julien Dykmans Country France Year 2015 Length 6 min Plot On this dark and rainy morning, the puppet people trudge off to work. From day to day the routine never changes, their gazes never meet. Are they aware that their every movement, is being fully controlled and meticulously observed? It is time for change, but just a spark and their eyes will unclose.
The Voice in the Head, by Cyrus Trafford
The Voice in the Headfiction films competition×
Director Cyrus Trafford Country United Kingdom Year 2015 Length 12 min Producer Moment 2 Moment Pictures Plot "If sanity and insanity exist, how shall we know them?"—Psychologist David Rosenhan, Ph.D
The Way You Die (Schnee in Rio), by Manuel Vogel
The Way You Diefiction films competition
Schnee in Rio×
Director Manuel Vogel Country Germany Year 2014 Length 25 min Producer Konrad Simon Plot 1960. Night. A train on its way to the Iron Curtain. In it, Sebastian—a guy like you and me. His actual mission was to escort an important painting to Prague. But after finding one of the guards murdered on the toilet, he is already in the middle of a bizarre 1960s spy story ...
Too Young to Drive, by Marija Stonyte
Too Young to Drivefiction films competition×
Director Marija Stonyte Country Lithuania Year 2014 Length 24 min Plot Two strangers accidentally meet on a train and immediately find it hard to communicate. A story about the hardship of finding ways to each other.
Travel by Feet (Viaje a pies), by Khris Cembe
Travel by Feetfiction films competition
Viaje a pies×
Director Khris Cembe Country Spain Year 2015 Length 15 min Producer UniKo Plot A night train journey. A wagon full of passengers. An annoying companion in your compartment ... What would you be willing to do in order to have a peaceful journey?
Wanderer, by Chanel Bowen
Wandererfiction films competition×
Director Chanel Bowen Country Australia Year 2015 Length 8 min Producer Curtin University Plot It is 1942 in Western Australia and the ticketmaster subconsciously seeks escape from his repetitive life as a ticketmaster. He has traveled many more miles than he could imagine without a destination, until, a stranger with a suitcase turns up ticketless on his train.
Short documentary films
A Passenger Stream, by Anna Dranitsyna
A Passenger Streamdocumentary films competition×
Director Anna Dranitsyna Country Russia Year 2014 Length 30 min Distributor Saint-Petersburg Documentary Film Studio Plot An average person spends almost a year in the metro throughout his life. We are always in a hurry to notice what is going on over there in the underground. But the life which is 60-70 meters deep requires some special watching.
A Star for the Mikado, by Michel Verrière
A Star for the Mikadodocumentary films competition×
Director Michel Verrière Country France Year 2014 Length 52 min Producer Média Global Management, France Télévisions Plot Today, she is the last and sole survivor of the series of "State Mikados", a big family of steam engines. "La Mikado 141C100" knows that, without men and women who surrounded it, it would be nothing. In the meanders of times and of her route, she will become a movie star.
EH to ZED, by Dan Sokolowski
EH to ZEDdocumentary films competition×
Director Dan Sokolowski Country Canada Year 2014 Length 11 min Producer Sok Cinema Plot When the Grand Trunk Railroad constructed a railway across Canada, they named each siding along the line in alphabetical order across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. This became known as "The Alphabet Railway". A prairie tone poem.
Fish of Lake Baikal, by Antonio Lukich
Fish of Lake Baikaldocumentary films competition×
Director Antonio Lukich Country Ukraine Year 2014 Length 22 min Plot Raisa Petrovna and Vladimir Antonovich are old people, going to Lake Baikal for the last time in their lives. Seven days of exhausting road to visit old friends, brothers and sisters, graves of their parents. And seven days back, to the west, forever leaving big water in past ...
Friday 8:15 PM (Viernes 20:15), by Agustin Burghi
Friday 8:15 PMdocumentary films competition
Director Agustin Burghi Country Argentina Year 2014 Length 9 min Plot Friday 8:15 PM. A train full of women goes in the night. This journey is routine for them. This train takes them every weekend where their husbands and relatives live, in the General Alvear prison.
Lite Feet / Starting Point, by Tommaso Sacconi
Lite Feet / Starting Pointdocumentary films competition×
Director Tommaso Sacconi Country Italy Year 2015 Length 13 min Producer Indipendent Plot Lite Feet is a dance that was born in Harlem and the Bronx in the mid-'00s. The guys who practice it are performers in acrobatics, pole dance, hat tricks and dance battles. Their shows are mainly on the street, on the subway trains and on YouTube.
Prodigal, by Livia Ungur & Sherng-Lee Huang
Prodigaldocumentary films competition×
Director Livia Ungur & Sherng-Lee Huang Country Romania Year 2015 Length 8 min Plot This experimental documentary tracks the complicated relationship between filmmaker Livia Ungur and the place she used to call home. The result is a uniquely personal spin on the city symphony film.
Railroads, by Romane Schirm
Railroadsdocumentary films competition×
Director Romane Schirm Country France Year 2014 Length 27 min Producer Miyu Productions Plot A disused railway surrounding Paris, "la Petite Ceinture" is now a fringe territory. Although abandoned by public authorities for years, it has attracted various people over the years: undocumented immigrants, political refugees, children ...
Sounds of the Soul, by Robin Dimet
Sounds of the Souldocumentary films competition×
Director Robin Dimet Country Russia Year 2014 Length 30 min Producer Mirumir Studio, Les Ruines de Carthage Plot We can not say that they are alone, but we can not say that they are part of society. We can not say they are illegal, but we can not say that they comply to the law. We can not say they do not love their life.
The Between Trains, by Julia Sergina
The Between Trainsdocumentary films competition×
Director Julia Sergina Country Russia Year 2014 Length 6 min Producer VGIK Plot Somewhere, at 150 kilometers from Moscow, there is a railway station where people make a transfer between two trains. According to the schedule, the time for transplant is 2 minutes ...
The Railway Girl, by Eva Sehet & Maxime Caperan
The Railway Girldocumentary films competition×
Director Eva Sehet & Maxime Caperan Country France Year 2014 Length 29 min Producer La Fémis Plot Alima, one of the only two railway women in West Africa, travels across Mali on her locomotive. In a man's environment, we gradually discover an uncommon character. Back in Bamako, she considers getting married.
Through the Closing Doors, by Lucas Andrés Barreto
Through the Closing Doorsdocumentary films competition×
Director Lucas Andrés Barreto Country Brazil Year 2014 Length 2 min Plot The fluke. The solitude in the midst of so many. The characters of New York from one point of view. When they are not being observed, are the observers.
Ticket from the Past (Station Erinnerung), by Miriam Steen
Ticket from the Pastdocumentary films competition
Director Miriam Steen Country Germany Year 2015 Length 23 min Distributor NUR Film Group Plot Little boy Frieder grew up in the late 1930s in Germany, close to a railway station where he fell in love with locomotives. The war destroyed his hometown, but till today Friedrich Weissbach kept his passion and collects railway treasures to built a museum—up to an original placed in his garden.
9 Lives, by Michel Kharoubi
9 Livescorporate films competition×
Director Michel Kharoubi Country France Year 2014 Length 3 min Producer Hi Five On behalf of SNCF Logistics Direction du Fret Plot Shown to us as a fantasy, this fiction raises our awareness of the respect of the safety procedures of handling agents.
Carte de visite SNCF Logistics, by Michel Kharoubi
Carte de visite SNCF Logisticscorporate films competition×
Director Michel Kharoubi Country France Year 2014 Length 2 min Producer Tulipes & Cie On behalf of SNCF Logistics Direction du Fret Plot This film presents SNCF Logistics, Terms & Conditions Global Expert Operator-Moderator, preparing itself to conquer the worldwide market.
Easy Access Together, by Fabienne Le Loher
Easy Access Togethercorporate films competition×
Director Fabienne Le Loher Country France Year 2015 Length 15 min Producer Tulipes & Cie On behalf of RATP Mission Accessibilité Plot Encouraging handicapped people to move about and make everyone aware of the fact that accessibility is for all.
Impact, by Thomas Baeken & Arnaud Reymann
Impactcorporate films competition×
Director Thomas Baeken & Arnaud Reymann Country Belgium Year 2015 Length 4 min Producer Zoom Production Plot A lot of people illegaly cross railway lines, risking their lives. On board of a freight train, we do emergency stops in real conditions.
Infrabel - 5 Priorities, by Michel Sion & Fabian Sanguinetti
Infrabel - 5 Prioritiescorporate films competition×
Director Michel Sion & Fabian Sanguinetti Country Belgium Year 2014 Length 7 min Producer Infrabel Plot This film shows us the 5 strategic priorities of Infrabel. It illustrates, through concrete exemples, how the company intends to complete those 5 priorities.
Lille Flandres : votre gare vit, votre gare change, by Guillaume Bathelemo
Lille Flandres : votre gare vit, votre gare changecorporate films competition×
Director Guillaume Bathelemo Country France Year 2015 Length 1 min Producer White Rabbit Pictures On behalf of Gares & Connexions SNCF Plot This clip shows us the life of the Lille Flandres station during its program of renovation and modernisation.
Nous sommes le mouvement : SNCF vœux 2015, by Damien Peyret
Nous sommes le mouvement : SNCF vœux 2015corporate films competition×
Director Damien Peyret Country France Year 2015 Length 3 min Producer Elephant At Work On behalf of SNCF Direction de la Communication Plot At the time of the reinfrastructure of their company, the men and women of SNCF present it to us.
Omissions d'arrêt, by Michel Kharoubi
Omissions d'arrêtcorporate films competition×
Director Michel Kharoubi Country France Year 2014 Length 5 min Producer Mumbo Productions On behalf of SNCF Etablissement Traction Languedoc-Roussillon Plot A train conductor forgets to stop in a station. Unfortunately, his omission isn't an isolated case. Here is the to do list of things to remember.
Quarrel With Sands, by Alireza Akhavan Deilami
Quarrel With Sandscorporate films competition×
Director Alireza Akhavan Deilami Country Iran Year 2015 Length 11 min Plot An Iranian railways research group is testing a solution to prevent sand from covering up railway tracks in the desert.
Routes Into Rail: What I Have Always Wanted, by Robert Pendlebury
Routes Into Rail: What I Have Always Wantedcorporate films competition×
Director Robert Pendlebury Country United Kingdom Year 2014 Length 3 min Producer Picturascope On behalf of RSSB Plot The film depicts rail as an exciting and inspiring industry, one that promotes cutting-edge technology and innovation. The film showcases the wide career choices that rail offers to young, ambitious professionals and how their aspirations and ambitions can be realised by choosing a career in rail.
Train of Future, by Patrick Vandebroeck
Train of Futurecorporate films competition×
Director Patrick Vandebroeck Country Belgium Year 2015 Length 4 min Producer Arizona Films On behalf of SNCB, UIC Plot The railroad history is a succession of small and big inventions. Sometimes, their arrival or their mix with another technology brings to the railways a fabulous breakthrough.
Train World (Making of), by François Schmitt
Train World (Making of)corporate films competition×
Director François Schmitt Country Belgium Year 2015 Length 6 min Producer Arizona Films On behalf of SNCB Plot “Train World”, showcase of the Belgium railways, from the 1st stone through to finition via the spectacular transport of all exposed pieces.
Behavior (Conducta), by Ernesto Daranas
Behaviorfeature film - preview showing
Director Ernesto Daranas Country Cuba Year 2015 Length 1 h 48 min Producer Mincult, ICAIC, RTV Distributor Bodega Films Plot Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken families, is challenged by the headmaster for this. The poor 12 year old Chala and Yeni, in which he is infatuated has both severe troubles on home ground.
Two Friends, by Louis Garrel
Two Friendsfeature film×
Director Louis Garrel Country France Year 2015 Length 1 h 40 min Producer Les Films des Tournelles, Arte France Cinéma Distributor Ad Vitam Plot Mona, a prisoner on work release, meets Clément, a shy actor. Desperate to impress Mona, Clément recruits his extroverted friend, Abel, to help. When Mona becomes more interested in Abel, it sets off a conflict between the two friends. Meanwhile, Mona attempts to keep her past hidden.
Bad Day at Black Rock, by John Sturges
Bad Day at Black Rockfeature film
Director John Sturges Country USA Year 1954 Length 1 h 21 min Producer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributor Swashbuckler Films Plot A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.×
Fiction Films and Documentary Films Jury
Jean-Paul FarréPresident of the Jury
Biography in French: Il est à la fois auteur, interprète et pianiste de ses spectacles en solitaire depuis 1974. Pour Les Douze Pianos d'Hercule, il obtient le Molière du théâtre musical en 2010. Outre ses spectacles burlesques et musicaux, il joue au théâtre sous la direction de grands noms de la mise en scène tels que Ghislaine Lenoir, Jean-Pierre Vincent, Jérôme Savary, Jean-Michel Ribes, Michel Dubois, André Engel, Jean-Luc Moreau, Stéphanie Tesson, Alain Sachs, Jean-Luc Tardieu, Gérard Gelas, Anne Bourgeois, Jean-Louis Benoît, Christian Schiaretti et en ce moment Jean-Luc Revol où, dans Le Roi Lear de Shakespeare, à côté de Michel Aumont, il interprète le personnage de Gloucester.×© Didier Pallagès
Françoise BourdonJury Member
Biography in French: Formée à la photo, Françoise Bourdon a toujours été passionnée par l’image. Enfermée dans son labo et, à l’époque, les mains dans le révélateur, elle était retoucheuse photographique. Et comme on aimait le cinéma dans la famille, elle fréquente depuis son enfance les salles obscures. Dans la continuité, elle est devenue graphologue, passionnée par le mouvement, la forme, le trait, la trace... Grande voyageuse, elle est aussi amatrice de musique et fréquente depuis de nombreuses années les musiciens de Blues du monde entier. Membre fondateur de France Blues, plateforme d’échanges et de promotion des musiciens Blues, elle sera particulièrement attentive à la musique des films en compétition.×
Valérie CordierJury Member
Biography in French: Formée à la communication et à l'audiovisuel d'entreprise, Valérie Cordier débute son parcours au Festival de l'Audiovisuel et de la Communication de Biarritz. Cette expérience marque le début d'une longue collaboration avec les festivals de films. Passionnée par le cinéma d'animation, les documentaires, les courts et longs-métrages, Valérie a accompagné le développement de CinéRail durant 10 ans. Depuis 2011, elle poursuit sa carrière en indépendante, collaborant notamment au développement du Festival « Dans la Boîte » et à l'organisation des festivals Série Series et Pariscience.×
Olivier GechterJury Member
Biography in French: Olivier Gechter est auteur, ingénieur en mécanique, marié à une employée de la Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer. Il ne pouvait pas manquer d'émailler ses nouvelles et ses romans de trains et de locomotives : sa nouvelle Le Ferrovipathe lui a valu de gagner le prix Zone Franche en 2010, tandis qu'on retrouve le chemin de fer au centre de la vie d'Antoine Lefort, le personnage principal de la série Le Baron noir (nouvelle édition à paraître en 2016, éd. Mnémos). Il manie aussi bien le polar et l'humour, comme dans son roman Évariste (éd. Mnémos), que les techniques culinaires (Comme un chef dans ta kitchenette, avec Frank Arif, éd. Les Itinéraires).×
Jean-Antoine MalotJury Member
Biography in French: Peintre. Naissance près de Dieppe ; premières visions : une cour de ferme, l’ombre noire des pommiers, le blanc de la craie de cette terre Normande. Alors, assez vite, naturellement, le noir du crayon sur le blanc du papier. Le dessin.
Un métier ensuite : 30 ans d’arts appliqués dans la com corporate (Déco, BD, animatics), puis D.A. du Service Audiovisuel des PTT.
Et la peinture enfin ! La main libre, la libre peinture, et vite, rattraper le temps contracté.
“Quand je peins, je m’aventure, libre, plein champ, foin des cartes ! Et c’est le voyage même qui compte, qui est le but.”×© J.-S. Breton
Chantal ClermontCorporate Jury
Biography in French: Lorsqu’en 2009, Chantal Clermont quitte la direction de la Communication du Groupe Total, l’envie de mettre à profit l’expérience acquise se fait jour. L’aventure “CTwoComme” débute en mai 2010.
Valoriser les activités d’une entreprise, les capacités technologiques d’une industrie, mettre en valeur les performances d’un collaborateur sont les domaines de référence de son savoir-faire.
Depuis avril 2014, son agence est installée à Malakoff, et continue l’aventure malgré une conjoncture difficile.×
Jozef FazikCorporate Jury
Biography in French: Jozef Fazik est diplômé de la Grande Ecole de Transports et de Communications, Zilinska Univerzita (Slovaquie).
Depuis 1997, il est chargé de mission à l'UIC, successivement pour Intégration technique des chemins de fer de l'Europe centrale et occidentale avec les membres de l'Union Européenne, puis Coordination de l'harmonisation technique ferroviaire sur le plan international.
Depuis 2006, il est chargé de mission au département Entreprises ferroviaires, puis FretCoordination des règles d'échanges des véhicules ferroviaires (fret et passagers), règles de sécurité, règles de production et contrôle de qualité.
Jozef Fazik est passionné de communication, musique et cinéma.×
Philippe NoëlCorporate Jury
Biography in French: Formé à l’ESRA et Louis Lumière, et après une longue expérience de chef opérateur puis de réalisateur dans la fiction, le documentaire et le film publicitaire, Philippe Noël fonde “Com’ à l’écran” avec Tristan Valès en 2004, une agence spécialisée dans la réponse aux enjeux des entreprises par la création de vidéos et d’événements. Responsable de toute l’activité Réalisation de la société, il aime travailler sur des formes de narration variées, toujours au service d’une idée ou d’un projet à mettre en lumière, avec l’humain au cœur du propos.×
Ofelia Deist RoloEICAR Jury
This year again, CineRail has invited a jury composed of students from the International Section of EICAR, International Film & Television School.×
Sandro CanaanEICAR Jury
This year again, CineRail has invited a jury composed of students from the International Section of EICAR, International Film & Television School.×
Guy ShovalEICAR Jury
This year again, CineRail has invited a jury composed of students from the International Section of EICAR, International Film & Television School.×