Life is a story

Life is a story

  • Directed by Héloïse Dériaz
  • 2015
  • Documentary filmmaking workshop
  • Arts, Culture & Tradition
  • Shooting place : Paris
  • Duration : 30 min
  • Audio : French
  • Subtitles : English


A young girl seeks knowledge about the world and life. In her quest, she meets an African storyteller: Catherine. Together they dive into music, heroic epics, dreams and imagination to arrive at the most universal subject of all: Life.

  • Direction : Héloïse Dériaz
  • Image : Héloïse Dériaz
  • Sound : Nicolas Le Du & Karen Metetieri
  • Edition : Adriana Komives

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

Ethnografilm Festival

  • Place : Paris (France)
  • Date : 2016

Canada International Film Festival

  • Place : Vancouver (Canada)
  • Date : 2016
  • Rewards : Rising Star Award

International Independent Film Awards

  • Place : Los Angeles (USA)
  • Date : 2016
  • Rewards : Silver Award Documentary Short

Blow-Up Arthouse International Film Festival

  • Place : Chicago (USA)
  • Date : 2016

About : Documentary filmmaking workshop

This workshop is for those who wish to learn, professionalise their film production skills, or who are on the lookout for a career change. Through this workshop, we will learn what the act of filming means intellectually, morally and aesthetically, through all stages of documentary production, from design to editing. Each student will make a documentary short film.

  • Graduating workshop «Author(s) Director(s) of documentary film registered with the RNCP»
  • RNCP registration

Documentary filmmaking workshop

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