P:O.V. No.9 - New York Encounter: Data on the film and director


Claude Saint Antoine
(France, 1998), 2 minutes 30 seconds, 35 mm, color

Principal production credits and cast

Director and screenplay
Sound recording
Sound mix
Produced and distributed by

Claude Saint Antoine
Dominique Esmenard, Francis Mataguez
François Reumont
Jean-Luc Fauvel
Stéphane Joly
Francis Mataguez, Christine Maffre
Joe & Bob Productions

Sarah Winkler
Gordon Elliott

Festivals and Prizes include:

1998 Festival du Film Court de Brest
22nd Sao Paulo International Film Festival
17ème Festival du Cinéma International à Rouyn-Noranda, Québec
Brief Encounters 4, Bristol Short Film Festival
Alternativa' 98: 5th International Festival of Independent Cinema, Barcelona
European Competition: 26th International Festival of Cinema, Brussels
1999 Special Jury Prize, Festival Comédi'Alp à l'Alpe d'Huez, January
Public Prize and Special Jury Prize, Festival Cinéma d'Alès, March
Mention du Jury, Festival de Valenciennes, March
Special Jury Prize, Festival d'Humour de Meudon, October
Quality Award, Centre National de la Cinématographie
6th Bradford Film Festival
Avignon-New York French-American Film Festival
First French Short Film Festival, New York
Cinema Jove: 14th Short Film Competition, Valencia
Filmvideo 99: 50th Mostra Internazionale de Cortometraggio di Montecatini
Alpine Film Festival, Austria
Cinéma tout écran de Genève

Claude Saint Antoine

Born in Toulon in 1970, Claude Saint Antoine moved to Paris with her family when she was seven. She studied photography, film music, theater, holds a law degree, worked in real estate and did some acting. She directed her first short film, Rendez-vous, in 1997. Both Rendez-vous and New York Encounter have been shown in movie theaters throughout France, before feature films.

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