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Gaëlle Denis


Gaëlle Denis is a French-born artist and filmmaker who relocated to London in 2000 to complete an MA in Animation Direction at Royal College of Art. 

She directed several award-winning shorts including Fish Never Sleep (premiere in the Official Competition of Cannes FF, Cinéfondation 2002, BAFTA nomination 2003), City Paradise (50 awards, BAFTA nominee 2005) and After The Rain, a Film 4 & UK Film Council Cinema Extreme scheme (premiere in the official selection of Clermont-Ferrand FF).


In 2014, her short Crocodile premiered at the Cannes Critics' Week, where it won Best Short.


Her projects are currently in development with both French and UK producers.


Shadow Land will be her first feature film.

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"Decompression" by Yona Rozenkier won $50,000 at the Lab's closing events
The 2017 Lab Dates: 11-18.12.2016, 19-24.3.2017, 12-16.07.2017
"I Dream in Another Language" was accepted to the Sundance Film Festival
"Decompression" was selected to the Cannes Film Festival L’Atelier
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