A journey into the heart of a large and abandoned council estate. Peripheria portrays an urban environment becoming wild: a modern Pompeii where the wind blows and dogs roam, tailing the remains of human life.
David Coquard-Dassault (FR), born in 1977, graduated from Lyon's Applied Arts program and illustrated novels and children’s books and is working now as an artistic director, author, and director of animated films. In 2008 he directed his first short film, L’Ondée, which was selected for a number of festivals including La Semaine de la Critique, Ottawa International Film Festival, and Sundance. In 2013 David Coquard-Dassault was awarded the Arte France Prize for his short film Peripheria at Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Director: David Coquard-Dassault
Screenwriter: David Coquard-Dassault & Patricia Valeix
Executive producer: Nicolas Schmerkin, Autour de Minuit Productions
Executive producer: Thibaut Ruby, Schmuby Productions
Crew: Production Manager: Émilie Schmerkin
Animation: Emmanuel Linderer, Florian Durand, Hervé Barberau, Jeanne-Sylvette Giraud, Nicolas Guilloteau, Manuel Raïs, Christophe Seux, Cyril Costa, Paul Szajner
Backgrounds: David Coquard-Dassault
Editing: David Coquard-Dassault
Music: Christophe Heral
Sound design: Nadège Feyrit
Mix: Vincent Cosson / Studio KGB
Color grading: Alexandre Lelaure / Le Pingouin magnifique