Program

Feature Film Competition

Mars Express

Original title:Mars Express

France

2023

Introduction

In the near future, private detective Aline Ruby and her android partner are hired by a wealthy businessman to track down a notorious hacker.
On Mars, they descend deep into the underbelly of the planet’s capital
city where they uncover a darker story of brain farms, corruption, and a missing girl who holds a secret about the robots that threaten to change the face of the universe.

Director

Jérémie Périn

Jérémie Périn was born in 1978 in the north of France. He studied animation at the renowned Gobelins school, graduating in 2000. Since 2001, he has worked for various animation studios, acquiring solid experience in storyboarding, layout, compositing, and design. He moved on to directing in 2004 with TV series pilots and short films.
In 2007, he collaborated with the studio JE SUIS BIEN CONTENT as a producer and director on various series such as CO2, Nini Patalo and Socks. He also works at Autochenille Production, working on the development of The Rabbi's Cat and Sardine in Outer Space. In 2009, he directed the opening credits of the film Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life and the music video Truckers Delight for the band Flairs.
In 2016, he wrote and directed the Lastman series.
Mars Express is his first feature.