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David Dusa

Réalisateur/trice, Scénariste


David DUSA a grandit en Suéde et en Afrique du Sud. Il a obtenu un Master en cinéma à Göteborg et Paris. Il a fait plusieurs courts métrages très bien accueillis dont AMIN qui a remporté le Prix UIP à Rotterdam en 2007. FLEURS DU MAL / FLOWERS OF EVIL (2010) est son premier long métrage de fiction.


DAVID DUSA grew up in Sweden in 1979 and South Africa and he obtained a master degree in film studies in Göteborg and Paris. Then he was assistant to documentary filmmaker Peter Friedman. MACHINE (5′), Dusa’s first short was selected at IFFR in 2006 and Berlinale Talent Campus. Dusa’s second short AMIN (9′) won the PRIX UIP at the IFF Rotterdam 2007 and was nominated for Best European Short by the European Film Academy, aired in many international television and awarded in several festivals, In September 2008 Dusa finished his third short film, DISTANCES (29′), an evocative film on the ordeals of refugees trying to reach Europe. Premiered in Clermont Ferrand IFF and Göteborg IFF. In January 2009 he delivers another astonishing short piece : CACHEUX (11′) the moment of séparation of two friends, poetical and physical, with the support of LE FRESNOY, Studio National d’arts contemporains and LA FERME DU BUISSON, Scène Nationale de Marne La Vallée.
He also edited Andrew Kötting new feature, IVUL.
Dusa is now preparing the shooting of FRANCE, his first feature film. The script was developed at the Binger Filmlab (Amsterdam), Script & Pitch Workshop (Turino) and by A.C.E. FRANCE was selected for CINEMART 2008 at the IFF Rotterdam and receive a grant from MEDIA DEVELOPMENT. David also develops a TV-series for French television.


Feature film | HD Cam |Work in progress
Durban Film Festival 2011
CineMart 2010
Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains
La Ferme du Buisson, Scène Nationale de Marne-la-Vallée
Festival Temps d’Images, ARTE France
Fondation Roma Europa

Fiction Short | 11 min | HD Cam
Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains
La Ferme du Buisson, Scène Nationale de Marne La Vallée

Fiction | 30 min | HD Cam
With Lou Castel and Malik Faraoun
Premiered at
Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival 2009
Goteborg International Film Festival 2009

Fiction Short | 9 min | DV Cam | 35mm
Premiered at
International Film Festival Rotterdam, PRIX UIP & « Tigers on Tour »
European Film Academy, Nominated for best European Short Film
Vila do Conde Short Film Festival, Onda-Curta Award
Deutscher Kamerapreis, Nomination for best short film cinematography.
Maremetraggio Film Festival, Italy, Jury Grand Prix?

Fiction Short | Student work | 5 min | Super 16
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2006 Official Selection
« Independent Exposure » 2007 Official Selection

Fiction Short | 1 min. | Mixed support
Selection Berlinale Talent Campus 2006

Fiction Short | Student work | 3 min. | DV CaM

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Fiction Short | Student work | 3 min. | DV Cam
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