Pro Pool

Pro Pool

Directed by Alec Pronovost

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2022
Length 8 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version English subtitles, French

Synopsis

Freshly graduated from his bachelor's degree in history and civilization, Charles-Olivier struggles to find a job in his field and must fall back on accepting a position as a clerk in a pool shop. Feeling down, he navigates his new profession as best he can.

Themes

aquatic life, work relationships, quest

Biography

Former Club Piscine employee, Alec Pronovost left the aquatic world to work as a director and writer. He is the creator behind the series The Killing and Complètement Lycée as well as the short films Jeep Boys, Tony Speed and Sainte Marie-Josée part en croisade. Alec loves fun, rock and sunny afternoons!



Cast

Charles-Olivier : Louis Carrière
Alain : Alexis Martin
Cassandra : Sylvie de Morais
Jean-Mi : Sébastien Rajotte
Oussama : Oussama Fares
Hugo: Louis Girard-Bock
Roxane: Zeneb Blanchet
Marc-André: François Ruel-Côté
Julien : Maxime Genois
Danny : Craig Weiss

Team

Production

Patrick Francke-Sirois (Club Vidéo)

Script

Alec Pronovost

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Natan B. Foisy

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Sarah Warren

EDITING Louis Chevalier-Dagenais
Sound Jacob Marcoux, Jordan Choinière
Music Alex Lefaire

Awards

Gala Prends ça court, Canada |2022| *Prix DISTILLERIE DU QUAI, Prix KO24


Festivals

Maremetraggio ShorTs Int. Film Festival, Italy |2022|
Gala Prends ça court, Canada |2022|