Franco-American filmmaker 
Based in Los Angeles, CA. 
hello@jocausse.com
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Rachels Don’t Run


While monitoring late-night calls at an AI companionship service, lonely customer support agent Leah impersonates an artificial dream girl to chat with the regular caller for whom she's developed feelings.

Awards
  • Grand Jury Award for Best Short Film — Seattle International Film Festival 2022
  • Jury Award for Best Screenplay — Fantasia International Film Festival 2021
  • Jury Award for Best Short Film — London Sci-Fi Film Festival 2022
  • Jury Award for Best Director — North Bend Film Festival 2022
  • Jury Honorable Mention in Genre — Salute Your Shorts 2022
  • Jury Award for Best Short Film — Madrid Sci-Fi Film Festival 2022

Festivals & Screenings
  • Seattle International Film Festival 2022 | USA
  • Fantasia International Film Festival 2021 | Canada
  • Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2022 | Switzerland
  • Trieste Science+Fiction 2022 | Italy
  • Interfilm Berlin Short Film Festival 2022 | Germany
  • London Sci-Fi Film Festival 2022 | UK
  • North Bend Film Festival 2022 | US
  • Salute Your Shorts 2022 | USA
  • Boston Sci-Fi 2022 | USA
  • Go Short 2022 | Netherlands
  • Tacoma International Film Festival 2022 | USA
  • San Jose International Short Film Festival 2022 | USA
  • Les Intergalactiques de Lyon 2022 | France
  • Julian Dubuque International Film Festival 2022 | USA
  • Lake Stevens Film Festival 2022 | USA
  • American Film Festival 2021 | Poland
  • Anchorage Film Festival 2021 | USA
  • CinemaForum 2021 | Poland
  • Maniatic Film Festival 2021 | Spain
  • Madrid Sci-Fi Festival 2021 | Spain

Cast
Leah - Sera Barbieri
Isaac - Anthony Shipway
Rachel - Nora Tjossem
Crew
Director - Joanny Causse
Co-Writer - Steph Kwiatkowski
Production -  No Signal Films
Director of photography - Jacob Rosen
Production designer - Anastasia Mikolyuk
Field sound - Brian Binning
1st AC - Maurice Morales
Gaffer - Kevin Cook
Grip - Mark Bueing
Production assistants - Casey Grosso, Tyler Small
Editing & VFX - Joanny Causse
Post art director - Roberto Brambila
Colorist - Arianna Shining Star
Sound mix - The Dub Stage
Sound editor - Rob Marshall
Re-recording mix - Marti Humphrey, Rob Marshall
Casting - Melissa Baldauf, Big Fish Northwest
Additional voices - Amanda Yeoman Brooke, Thomas Moir, Rex Anderson
Poster design - Roberto Brambila

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2021 — Eng — 2:1 — DCP 2k


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