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Industry  Film
Headquarters  Cannes
Founded  2008
ADASTRA Films httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaenthumbc
Key people  Sébastien Aubert David Guiraud
Products  Short movies, feature-length movie, animation films, documentaries

Adastra films

Founded in March 2008 by Sébastien Aubert and David Guiraud, ADASTRA Films is a film production and distribution company based in Cannes, France.



Adastra Films develops films (fiction, animation or documentaries) by French and international artists, from the scriptwriting to the promotion in festivals.

After a few years producing short films, the company produces in 2014 its first full-length movie called Brides (2014 film) which has already been selected in the Panorama Section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival among movies such as Yves Saint Laurent (film) and famous directors, such as Michel Gondry, or Tsai Ming-liang.

The company owns a catalogue composed of awarded short films, selected in famous festival (Sundance Film Festival, South by Southwest (SXSW), Palm Springs International Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival…) and often broadcast on national TV channels (Canal+, France 2, France 3, RTP2. In total, these short films count more than 1000 selections in worldwide festivals, and more than 250 awards.

In 2014, Adastra Films received "The Award for Best Emerging Producer in France 2014 by France Télévisions", and in 2015 during the Cannes Film Festival, Adastra was part of the "Futur Leaders 2015: Producers" list, made by Screen Daily Magazine.


  • 2016 : Falling Prey directed by David Guiraud (France)
  • 2015 : Story of Nothing (aka Mine de Rien), directed by Grzegorz Jaroszuk (France/Poland)
  • 2015 : Maxiplace, directed by Vincent Diderot (France)
  • 2015 : M seeking W, directed by Marina Moshkova (Russia)
  • 2014 : Brides directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili (Georgia)
  • 2014 : Jonathan's Chest, directed by Chris Radcliff (United States)' '
  • 2012 : Social Butterfly, directed by Lauren Wolkstein (United States)
  • 2012 : The Assistant (aka L’assistante), directed by David Guiraud and Anne-Claire Jaulin (France)
  • 2012 : Black Mulberry (aka Shavi Tuta), directed by Gabriel Razmadze (Georgia)
  • 2011 : Le Nid (aka Nest), directed by Tornike Bziava (Georgia)
  • 2011 : The Strange Ones (aka Deux Inconnus), directed by Lauren Wolkstein and Chris Radcliff (United States)
  • 2010 : I am Agha, directed by Atif Ahmad et Muhammad Umar Saeed (Pakistan)
  • 2010 : Jour 0, directed by Vincent Diderot (France)
  • 2009 : In Scale (aka V Mashtabe), directed by Marina Moshkova(Russia)
  • 2009 : Le Tonneau des Danaïdes, directed by David Guiraud (France)
  • Distribution

  • 2015 : Domingo, directed by Raúl López Echeverría (Mexico)
  • 2015 : Pitter Patter Goes My Heart, directed by Christoph Rainer (Austria, Germany, USA)
  • 2015 : Two Sisters, directed by Keola Racela (United States)
  • 2015 : Jackie, directed by Giedrius Tamoševičius (Lituania)
  • 2015 : Midland, directed by Oliver Bernsen (United States)
  • 2014 : Beach Flags, directed by Sarah Saïdan (Iran/France)
  • 2013 : La Fugue, directed by Jean-Bernard Marlin, (France)
  • 2012 : Penny Dreadful, directed by Shane Atkinson (United States)
  • 2012 : Bad Toys 2, directed by Daniel Brunet & Nicolas Douste (France)
  • 2012 : Frozen Stories, directed by Grzegorz Jaroszuk (Poland)
  • 2012 : Wolf Carver, directed by Aino Suni (Finland)
  • 2010 : Tasnim, directed by Elite Zexer (Israël)
  • 2010 : The April Chill, directed by Tornike Bziava (Georgia)
  • 2009 : Helpless, directed by Li Yang (China)
  • 2009 : Cigarette Candy, directed by Lauren Wolkstein (United States)
  • 2009 : Ma Poubelle Géante, directed by Uda Benyamina (France)
  • 2009 : La Révélation, directed by Vincent Diderot (France)
  • Awards and selections

    Awards :

  • Silver Hobby Horse at the 2015 Krakow Film Festival
  • Selections:

  • Vébron International Film Festival (France)
  • Broadcasting

  • France 2
  • OCS
  • Awards :

  • Student Prize at the Reims toi l'oeil (France) Festival
  • Selections:

  • CinemadaMare Film Festival
  • Filmets Baladona Film Festival
  • Fantasia International Film Festival
  • Broadcasting

  • Pacific Voice
  • Mediaset
  • OCS
  • Awards :

  • Animation Award at the 2015 Alta Langa Film Festival
  • Best Animation Award at the 2015 Vébron International Film Festival
  • Selections:

  • CinemadaMare Film Festival
  • Broadcasting

  • France 3
  • Pacific Voice
  • First selection :

  • World premiere in 2014 at Sundance Film Festival
  • Awards including :

  • Best short fiction movie at Oak Cliff Film Festival
  • Best short movie at Victoria TX Independent Film Festival
  • Over 30 selections including :

  • World premiere in 2013 at Sundance Film Festival
  • South by Southwest (SXSW)
  • Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films
  • Atlanta Film Festival
  • Curtas Vila do Conde
  • Independent Film Festival of Boston
  • Maryland Film Festival
  • In 2013, the movie was nominated for the " Lutins du court métrage ", a French reward for the best fictions of the year. The Strange Ones was among the 17th best French fictions of the year.

    Over 20 awards including :

  • Best short movie and "Golden Starfish Price" at Hamptons International Film Festival
  • Best fiction short movie at Atlanta Film Festival (Festival Oscar list)
  • Special Jury Award at Filmets - Badalona Film Festival
  • Revelation Award at the Brest European Short Film Festival
  • Over 100 selections including :

  • World premiere in 2011 at Sundance Film Festival, founded by Robert Redford
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
  • South by Southwest
  • Melbourne International Film Festival
  • Chicago International Film Festival
  • San Francisco International Film Festival
  • Woodstock Film Festival
  • TV Broadcasting :

  • France 2 "Histoires Courtes"
  • Awards :

  • Grand Jury Mention at the Festival du court métrage en plein air de Grenoble
  • Over 30 selections including :

  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Uppsala (Out of Competition)
  • Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films
  • Short Shorts Film Festival
  • Cork Film Festival
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • Brest European Short Film Festival
  • Festival international du court-métrage de Lille
  • Festival Côté Court
  • Alcine
  • IFF Molodist
  • Odense International Film Festival
  • Over 20 awards including :

  • GOLDEN FISH at VauFest International Video Art & Short Film Festival
  • Best animation movie at PLANETE DOC FILM FESTIVAL
  • Special Jury Award and RTP2 Award at CINANIMA Film Festival
  • Special Jury Mention at Visionaria Film Festival
  • Special Jury Mention at ANIMADRID Film Festival
  • Best animation Award at Sapporo International Short Film Festival
  • Over 80 selections including :

  • Uppsala
  • Message to Man International Film Festival
  • Festival International du court-métrage de Lille
  • Tabor Film Festival
  • International Film festival Innsbruck
  • Tofifest International Film Festival
  • Alpinale Short Film Festival Nenzing
  • São Paulo International Film Festival
  • References

    ADASTRA Films Wikipedia

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