Booksmart

Written and Directed by Côme Ferré

Booksmart sees an 8year-old boy who spends his time reading books explore the feeling of love for the first time.

https://mubi.com/fr/films/booksmart-2022

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt19890300/?ref_=ext_shr_lnk

Articles about the film :

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/09/29/movies/film-festival-new-york.html

https://cannesindieshortsawards.com/interview/come-ferre/

Selections from Oscars/Bafta/Canadian Qualifying Film Festival :

LA Shorts International Film Festival – Official Selection

https://www.lashortsfest.com/europe-program-2

San Diego International Film Festival – Official Selection

https://sdfilmfest.com/team-member/booksmart/

Calgary International Film Festival – Official Selection

https://www.ciffcalgary.ca/films/2022/booksmart/

New York Shorts International Film Festival – Official Selection

https://www.nyshorts.net/program-3

Foyle Film Festival / Derry – Official Selection

https://foylefilmfestival.org/awards

Outstanding Achievement and Best Concept – Best Shorts Competition

Winner Best super short – Best Indie Film Award

Winner Best super short – Cotswold International Film Festival Winner

Best super short – Phoenix Shorts Selection

Best super short – INDIE SHORTS AWARDS NEW YORK

Selection Best short – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DETMOLD

Selection Short Film- Bucharest ShortCut CineFest

Booksmart Written and Directed by Côme Ferré

Produced by Wanda Productions

With Liam Biermans, Elise Lupin and Lucine Boumegoura

Director of photography : Sacha Wiernik

Editors : Marc Gurung and Côme Ferré

Producers : Claude Fayolle and Patrick Barbier

Line producer Wanda : Anis Gaiji

Producer assistant : Carla Pommaret

Executive producer Déjà : Alain Freyer

Line producer Déjà : Flora Bernard

Casting by Cannelle Vierendeels

Agency Smiling : Isabelle Schmitz

Production designer : Joël Pradez

Ripper : Christian de Winter

1st assistant director : Tom Beauredon

1st camera assistant : Benjamin Hautenauve

2nd camera assistant : Arthur Chevallier

Video assistant : Thaïs Play David Gaffer : Pieter-Jan Donckels

Gaffer Spark : Dries Houben Gaffer Spark : Simon Vanderhoydonck

Key grip : Nicolas Baquet Key grip : Xavier Servais

Make up artist : Esther Wauters Stylist : Julie Lebrun Designer : Isabelle Deletaille

Chief manager : Jonas Bukowski

Craft : Djamal Ahcini

Runner : Marc Delcour

Catering : Florent Noorbergen

Scouting : Dimitri Horlait

Post producer : Olivier Glandais

Post producer assistant : Pierrick Maurice

Post producer assistant : Aurélien Vignon

Post producer coordinator (Paume) : Victor

Colorist : Muriel Archambaud

Graphist and postproducer: Lionel Morillon

Stock footage Le chainon manquant : Catherine Paoli and Bronwen bugsley

Film Supply. Getty images. Videvo. Shutterstock

Music by Jonas H Larsen

Voice over : Kaycie Chase

Sound design & mixage Nicolas Ghyselen @Capitaine Plouf

Poster : Stéphanie Pinon

Generic graphist : Lisa Pignede

Festival distribution: Myriam Monvoisin 7 P.M. productions

Massive thanks to : Marion Sedlak, Erin Bowser, Myriam Monvoisin, Pierre Davy, Bissane Kim, Tuan Hô, Jeannette et Kris Fleurance, and everyone who worked and helped with this project