Swatted

A film by: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis

Online players describe their struggles with “swatting”, a life-threatening cyber-harassment phenomenon that looms over them whenever they play. The events take shape through youtube videos and wireframe images from a video game.

Country: France
Length: 21’14”
Completion: 11/2018
Genre: documentary
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English, French

>>  For press materials, click here.

Festivals:

  1. Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland (2 – 10 November, 2018)
    Short Film Selection
  2. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland (6 – 11 November, 2018)
    International & National Competition
  3. International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Netherlands (14 – 25 November, 2018)
    Student Documentary Competition
  4. Slamdance Film Festival, United States (25 – 31 January, 2019)
    Documentary Shorts Competition
  5. Premiers Plans, France (25 January – 3 February, 2019)
    European Film School Competition
  6. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France (1 – 9 February, 2019)
    Labo Competition Won: Special Jury Award
  7. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, United States (15 – 24 February, 2019)
    Official Competition
  8. Tampere Film Festival, Finland (6 – 10 March, 2019)
    International Competition
  9. One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic (6 – 17 March, 2019)
    Official Selection
  10. Festival Rocambolesque Autour du Cinéma Amignoté et Sans Scrupule, France (20 February, 8 & 9 March 2019)
    Official Selection
  11. Film Fest Sundsvall, Sweden (13 – 17 March, 2019)
    International Short Doc Competition Won: Doc Lounge Award
  12. Glasgow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (13 – 17 March, 2019)
    International Competition
  13. REGARD Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada (13 – 17 March, 2019)
    Competition Special Mention for Short Documentary
  14. International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany (13 – 24 March, 2019)
    International Competition
  15. Festival International d’Arts Numériques de Clermont-Ferrand, France (14 – 17 March, 2019)
    Competition Won: Prix ex-aequo Conseil Départemental du Puy-de-Dôme
  16. Rencontres Internationales Sciences & Cinémas, France (14 – 17 March, 2019)
    Official Selection
  17. Milan Machinima Festival, Italy (15 March, 2019)
    Official Selection
  18. Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, France (18 – 23 March, 2019)

Director: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Screenplay: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Producer: Le Fresnoy: Luc-Jérôme Bailleul
Cinematographer: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Animation: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Sound Design & Editing: Alban Cayrol
Sound Mix: Martin Delzescaux
Editor: Maël Delorme, Céline Perreard, Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis