Hurricane Boy F.Y.T.

Hurricane Boy F.Y.T.

Directed by Ara Ball

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2013
Length 13 min 46 s
Formats DVD, DCP, Blu-Ray
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

This is the story of Delphis. An 11 year old kid from the roughest part of Montreal who lives life according to his own rules, under the label of the Hurricane. Set in 1991 and shot in Super 16mm. The film crudely deals with various social labels with a dose of black humor.

Themes


Biography

Passionate filmmaker and traveler, Ara Ball was born in Montreal on July 30, 1982. He was the child of a french and Anglophone couple. His family, with a highly developed artistic side, plunged him into the world of art from an early age. In 2004, he began studying film at O'Sullivan College. He finished the Media and Technology program on a film set in 2005. In 2007, he was manager of the advertising company Manwin Productions. He now works there full-time as an editor. Since then, he has directed three short films, including one having won three awards in North America. In 2011 he continued his journey and visit India for 6 months. Some months after his return, he wrote HURRICANE: FYT, completed in July 2013.



Distribution

Luka Limoges, Patrick Renaud, Gitane Larouche, Rosalie Dumoulong, Jeanne Ostiguy

Team

Production

Tania Duguay, Ara Ball (7shadows production)

Script

Ara Ball

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Jean-Philippe Bernier

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Christina Vincelli

EDITING Ara Ball
Sound Casey Brown
Music My Dog Popper, Unruled, Circle Jerks

Awards

SPASM | 2013 | GAGNANT PRIX DU JURY
Prix Prends ça court! | 2014 | PRIX VIDÉOGRAPHE, PRIX OTTOBLIX, PRIX COLLECTIF 3.14, MENTION DU JURY
Mascara and Popcorn Film Festival | 2014 | BEST SHORT FILM


Festivals

Fantasia
SPASM
Festival Cine de Colima
Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Festival de cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Mecal Short Film Festival
Montréal en Lumière
Gala des prix Jutra
Nuit SPASM
Dresden International Short Film Festival
GROS Courts
Festival Mauvais Genre
« Court mais Trash »
Hallucinations collectives
Kyiv International Short Film Festival
Festival des Films de la Relève
Mascara and Popcorn Film Festival
Durban International Film Festival
Fantastic Fest
Festival Même pas Peur
Festival Aye Aye
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur
United World Film Festival
Festival des Gens d’ici