Wild Skin

Wild Skin

Directed by Ariane Louis-Seize

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2016
Length 17 min
Formats DVD, DCP, Blu-Ray
Sound Digital SR
Version No dialog


The quiet life of a young and solitary woman is disturbed when she discovers a baby python in her apartment. This mysterious presence unleashes her deepest urges and will let her express for the first time who she truly is.


sexual relationships, sexuality, lonelyness, nature, obsession, impulsiveness


After completing her studies at the INIS film institute in 2013, Ariane Louis-Seize's screenplay Wild Skin wins first place at SODEC's "cours écrire ton court" contest. With this short film, she also makes her directorial debut. Meanwhile, she co-writes her first feature film, D'encre et de sang, to be released in december 2016. Ariane is pursuing her career by developing various fiction projects, exploring her favorite subjects: identity, fantasies and the process of self-liberation.


Marilyn Castonguay, Alexis Lefebvre



Jeanne-Marie Poulain (Art & Essai)


Ariane Louis-Seize


Shawn Pavlin


Éric Barbeau

EDITING Sophie Farkas-Bolla
Sound Sylvain Bellemare
Music Peter Venne


Slash Fantastic Film Festival, Autriche |2016| AUDIENCE AWARD
FICFA, Moncotn |2016| JURY'S MENTION
Prix Prends ça court! |2017| PRIX INIS + PRIX SODEC + PRIX SLA + PRIX AIR CANADA


Toronto International Film Festival, Canada |2016| Official Competition
Valdivostok International Film Festival « Pacific Meridian », Russie |2016| Out of Competition
SITGES, Espagne |2016| Official Competition
Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Canada |2016| Official Competition
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Canada |2016| Official Competition
CinéFest Sudbury, Canada |2016| Official Competition
Vancouver Int. Film Festival, Canada |2016| Official Competition
Soirée d’Halloween du CLAP, Québec, Canada |2016| Official Competition
SPASM, Canada |2016| Official Competition
San Sebastion Horror & Fantasy Film Festival, Espagne |2016| Official Competition
FICFA, Moncotn |2016| Official Competition
MIFO Film Festival, Ottawa, Canada |2016| Official Competition
Court Spira Court!, Québec, Canada |2017| Presentation
Centre PHI, Montréal, Canada |2017| Presentation
Canadian Screen Award |2017| Official Competition
Air Canada |2017| Presentation
Festival de St-Séverin, Canada |2017| Official Competition
Aspen ShortFest, USA |2017| Official Competition
Cuenca Int. Film Festival, Spain |2017| Official Competition
Palm Spring Shortfest and Market, USA |2017| Official Competition
Cuenca Int. Film Festival, Ecuador |2017| Official Competition
CinéVue, Québec, Canada |2017| Official Presentation
Festival Interactif de Cinéma de Lévis, Québec, Canada |2017| Official Competition
Rocky Mountain Women Film Festival, Canada |2017| Official Competition
Cape Breton FIlm Festival, Canada |2017| Official Competition
Vienna Independent Short Film Festivalm, Austria |2017| Official Competition
Seattle Int. Film Festival, USA |2017| Official Competition
Short Mexico Festival de Cortometrajes, Mexique |2017| Official Competition
FAST de Sorel, Canada |2017| Official Presentation
Show me Shorts film Festival *Focus Québec*, New-Zealand |2017| Official Competition
OFF-Court de Trouville, France |2017| Official Competition
Muestra de Cine Dirigido po Muejeres, Spain |2017| Official Competition
Future City of Short Film Festival, Chine |2017| Official Competition
Pancevo Film Festival, Serbia |2017| official Competition
Ciné-Terrasse du Café des 4 jeudis, Canada |2017| Official Presentation
Le Long Week-End du court |2017| Official Presentation