The Banquet of the concubine

China, in the year 746, the Tang dynasty, the most rich/blooming period of the country history. The emperor, Li, beholds a court of numerous concubines, the most precious is Yang. The emperor is preparing a grand banquet in her honor. But on the day, the emperor Li is seeing someone else, and he completely forgets about Yang’s banquet...

- PRIZE OF THE JURY, World Films Festival of Montreal, Canada 2012
- DIPLOMA "For lifting the veil on an intriguing world",
Festival KROK, Ukraine 2012
- PRIZE OF THE JURY (French competition),
Festival Séquence Court-Métrage de Toulouse, France 2012

Direction Script

Hefang Wei

Graphism

Hefang Wei

Category

short films

Length

12 min 46 sec

Public

young adults, adults

Production

Folimage, Foliascope, ONF NFB Canada, Nadasdy films. Avec la participation de : Arte France, Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image animée, Ciclic-Région Centre, Région Rhône-Alpes, Procirep/Angoa, département de la Drôme, Valence Agglo Sud Rhône-Alpes.

Distribution

In French theaters Special screenings International sales

Awards / Festivals

PRIX :
- BEST ANIMATION FILM (Animasian Award),
Reel Asian International Film Festival of Toronto, Canada 2013
- GRAND PRIX du Jury International
, Festival Animated Dreams de Tallinn, Estonie 2013
- GRAND PRIX (Golden Peg Bar),
ANIMANIMA, International Animation Festival in Cacak, Serbie 2013
- Special Jury award for the Best sound design
, ANIMANIMA, International Animation Festival in Cacak, Serbia 2013
- PRIX DU JURY,
Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal, Canada 2012
- DIPLOMA "For lifting the veil on an intriguing world",
Festival KROK, Ukraine 2012
- Prix du Jury de la compétition française,
Festival Séquence Court-Métrage de Toulouse, France 2012

SELECTIONS :

- Programme "Coups de cœur"
au Short Film Corner, Festival de Cannes 2012 (HC)
- New York City short film festival, USA 2012 (C)
- Festival HiroAnim, Hiroshima, Japon 2012 (HC)
- Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal, Canada 2012 (C)
- Festival Krok, Ukraine 2012 (C)
- Festival du film de Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (C)
- Festival Anim'est Bucarest, Roumanie 2012 (C)
- Festival international du court métrage de Lille, France 2012 (C)
- Festival Message to man, St Petersbourg, Russie 2012 (C)
- KLIK, International Animation Festival of Amsterdam, Pays-Bas 2012 (C)
- Festival Cinanima, Espinho, Portugal 2012 (C)
- Stockholm International Film Festival, Suède 2012 (C)
- Festival Les Nuits Magiques de Bègles, France 2012 (C)
- Digital Art Festival, Digital Art Center of Taipei, Taiwan 2012 (HC)
- Festival du Court Métrage de Fréjus, France 2012 (C)
- New York City short film festival, USA 2012 (C)
- Festival des films réalisés par les femmes, St. John's, Canada 2012 (C)
- AFI Intl' Film Festival of Los Angeles, USA 2012 (C)
- Asian Film Festival of Vancouver, Canada 2012 (C)
- Festival Séquence Court-Métrage Toulouse, France 2012 (C)
- Festival du Film de Vendôme, France 2012 (C)
- Festival National du Film d'Animation AFCA, Bruz, France 2012 (C)
- Festival ReAnimania of Yerevan, Arménie 2012 (C)
- International Short Film Festival of Istanbul, Turquie 2012 (C)
- Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, France 2013 (C)
- Festival Anima de Bruxelles, Belgique 2013 (C)
- Festival du Film de Victoria, Canada 2013 (C)
- Festival Ciné-court animé, Roanne, France 2013 (C)
- TrickFilm Festival, Festival Intl' du Film d'Animation de Stuttgart, Allemagne 2013 (C)
- Kino Pavasaris Festival of Vilnius, Lituanie 2013 (C)
- Festival Be there ! de Corfu, Grèce 2013 (C)
- Festival International du Cinéma d'Animation (FICAM) de Meknès, Maroc 2013 (C)
- Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy, France 2013 (C)
- Festival International du Film d'Animation de SOFIA "Golden Kuker", Bulgarie 2013 (C)
- SICAF Seoul, Corée du Sud 2013 (C)
- Festival Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo, Brésil 2013 (C)
- Festival Animanima de Cacak, Serbie 2013 (C)
- World Festival of Animated Film of Varna, Bulgarie 2013 (C)
- Festival Fantoche de Baden, Suisse 2013 (C)
- Trickfilm international animation Festival of Wiesbaden, Allemagne 2013 (C)
- Festival Chacun son court, Strasbourg, France 2013 (HC)
- Festival Cinéma dans les Etoiles, Saint-Laurent le Minier, France 2013 (C)
- Festival de courts métrages de la Côte Bleue, Carry le Rouet, France 2013 (C)
- Festival Rencontres du Court de Montpellier, France 2013 (C)
- Kaohsiung International Short Film Competition, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 2013 (C)
- 17th Reel Asian International Film Festival of Toronto (C)
- International Gold Panda Awards TV Festival, Sichuan Province, Chine 2013 (C)
- Animated Dreams animation film festival, Tallinn, Estonie 2013 (C)

Technical information

Technicals

drawings on paper

Genre(s)

culture

Theme(s)

desire, conflict

French visa number

128 335

Process

couleur

Available print(s)

35mm, DCP, DVD, Blu-Ray, Quicktime file

Available version(s)

International version (music and effects), Chinese version with French subtitles, Chinese version with English subtitles

Image ratio (theaters)

Scope

Sound

Dolby Digital SRD

HD

oui

Dialogues

oui

Year of production

2012

Credits

Producer(s)

Pascal Le Nôtre (Foliascope), Emmanuel Bernard (Folimage), Julie Roy (ONF/NFB Canada), Nicolas Burlet (Nadasdy Films)

Adapted from

Claire Paoletti

Animation

Marc Robinet, Hefang Wei, Laurent Repiton

Decors

Hefang Wei, Emilie Mercier

Compositing

Izù Troin

Music

Normand Roger, Denis Chartrand, Pierre-Yves Drapeau.

Editing

Hervé Guichard

Mixage

Pierre-Yves Drapeau

Voice(s)

Bin Yin, Dehui Zhang, Gan Guo, Jie Xiong, Ka Lun Cheung, Lei Meng, Shuxian Pan, Shuyu Li, Xi Wang, Ye Tian, Yunyun Gu, Zaoer Tu, Zhuojun Zhao

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