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Fire-Jo-Ball

Audrey Nantel-Gagnon
2023 | 16 min 54 s
Documentary
French with English subtitles

Awards and Festivals

  • Prix coup de cœur SLA Location Fantasia International Film Festival, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionREGARD, Festival international du court métrage au Saguenay, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionFestival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionTrouville Off-Courts Film Festival, France (2023)


One-liner


Long synopsis


Director Statement

Trailer


Poster

Excerpts

Excerpt 1


Excerpt 2


Excerpt 3



Images







Team


Audrey Nantel-Gagnon
Writer and Director


Photo
Photo : NFB




Nathalie Cloutier
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Valérie Sangin



Credits

Researched, Written and Directed by
Audrey Nantel-Gagnon

Starring
Jo-Ann Thibault

Producer
Nathalie Cloutier

Editor
Rébécca Gagnon-Paolitto

Director of Photography
Cloé Lafortune

Location Sound
Jacob Marcoux
Jordan Choinière

Sound Design
Marie-Pierre Grenier

Line Producer
Mélanie Lasnier

Production Manager
Laurie Pominville

With the participation of
Louka Wesley
Mélanie Caron
Daniel Leduc
Jean-Pierre Bouffard
Eliza Tremblay

Additional Images
Étienne Dagenais

Additional Production Manager
Fiona Cully

Camera Assistant
Myriam Payette-Bourdages 

Star film shoot
Assistant Director
Carlos Cortes

Camera Assistant
Laura Torres

Assistant Art Director
Samuel Graveline

Key Grip
Clémentine Martin

Key Gaffer
Mirko Lafrenière

Best Boy Gaffer
Simon Di Genova

Motion Consultant
Alice Blanchet-Gavouyère

Stylist
Audrey Nantel-Gagnon

Dresser
Judith Chartier

Makeup Artist and Hairdresser
Lydia Depeault

Photographer
Didier Pigeon-Perreault

Location Sound
Jérémie Mazan

Participants
Myriam Bernet
Jean-Pierre Bouffard
Adrian Giraud
Miguel Lambert
Daniel Leduc
Frédérique Lespérance
Olivier Maltais
Annie Martineau
Léa-Marie Paiement
Anastasia Popov
Philippe Sasseville
Marleen Smith

Technical Support – Editing
Pierre Dupont
Marie-Josée Gourde
Patrick Trahan

Translation and Subtitling
difuze

Graphic Design
Mélanie Bouchard
Valérie Gaudreault-Guilbert

Online Editing and Colourization
Yannick Carrier

Foley
Stéphane Cadotte

Foley Recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Re-recording
Isabelle Lussier

The director thanks
Sarah Salem, Colette Loumède, Loïc Darses, Sabrina Cochrane, Martin Mact, Linda Fournier, Maurice Martin, Marie-Chloé Racine, Elina Klod, Adèle Foglia, Dominic Remiro, Charles Gaudreau-Lerhe, my parents, Line Daoust, Taverne La Chic Régal, Brasserie Côte-Saint-Paul, Guy Lefebvre (Ɨ), Norma Soccorso and everyone who sat in a dark pub and confided in me

Music

Amoureuse
Marjolaine Morin and Jean Millaire
Published by David Murphy et Cie
Performed by Marjo
Licensed by David Murphy et Cie

Provocante
Marjolaine Morin and Jean Millaire
Published by David Murphy et Cie
Performed by Marjo
Licensed by David Murphy et Cie

Vivre ou passer son tour
Marie-Carmen Aubut, Jean-Pierre Isaac, Marc Oswald Bilodeau
Published by Éditions Numuz and Unidisc
Performed by Marie-Carmen
Licensed by Unidisc

Additional Music
American Bar, MuzaProduction – Pond5
Bar Fight, FlashFluharty – Pond5
Bar Room Brawl Rock, PurpleBeeMusic – Pond5
Sitting On A Old Bar Stool – P5, RadioDirect – Pond5
Strip Bar, Maori_Music – Pond5

Legal Advisor
Julie Patry

Media Relations
Sophie St-Pierre

Marketing Manager
Karine Sévigny

Marketing Coordinator
Jolène Lessard

Administrator
Sia Koukoulas

Senior Production Coordinator – Administration
Brenda Nixon

Studio Coordinators
Stéphanie Lazure
Gabrielle Dupont

Senior Production Coordinators
Joëlle Lapointe
Chinda Phommarinh

Production Coordinators
Alexandra Bourque
Lucia Corak
Alexandra Levert

Technical Coordinators
Esther Viragh
Luc Binette
Daniel Claveau

Executive Producer
Nathalie Cloutier

This film was produced as part of
the REPÊCHAGE initiative

with the kind collaboration of the Film Program at
ÉCOLE DES MÉDIAS DE L’UQÀM

Quebec, Canadian Francophonie & Acadian Documentary Studio

© 2023, NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA



Media Relations

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