Rise of a Star

Shorts

World Premiere

France | 19 MINUTES | French | English subtitles

RISE OF A STAR

Drama, First Time Filmmaker
Emma is about to be the new Ballerina at Paris Opera. But something upsets her. A secret. A secret liable to undermine what she has spent a whole life on.

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by James Bort

After graduating from Paris’s École des Beaux-Arts, James Bort started his career as a photographer and director and became an influential fashion blogger. In 2015, Bort’s collaboration with Benjamin Millepied resulted in the book and exhibition Etoiles. Since then, he has photographed some of the world's greatest dancers and theaters.
Director
James Bort
Producer
Boris Mendza, David Atrakchi, Gaël Cabouat
Screenwriter
Stéphane Landowski
Cinematographer
Mahdi Lepart
Composer
Maurice Ravel
Editor
Guillaume Lauras
Associate Producer
James Bort
US Distributor
Shorts International
Cast
Dorothée Gilbert, Catherine Deneuve, Antonia Desplat, Pierre Deladonchamps

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Catherine Lyn Scott
London Flair
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: 310 492 5182
cls@londonflairpr.com
Print Source
Renan San Germano
FullDawa Production
Paris, 75010
Phone: +33 1 40 18 45 01
festival@fulldawaprod.com
US Sales Contact
Linda Olszewski
shortstv
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 323 216 6460
l.olszewski@shorts.tv