My Home

Hugo’s mother is back home.
The following day, when Hugo wakes up, he finds black feathers all over his house.

Release Year : 2014

Duration : 12mn

Director : Phuong Mai Nguyen

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Awards

  • Jury Award in the Partie(s) de campagne 2015 festival in Ouroux en Morvan
  • Animation First Prize in Rhode-Island International Film Festival 2015
  • Young Audience Award - 7-10 years old in the Paris Silhouette festival 2015
  • Special Mention in AnimaSyros 2015
  • Special Prize of the Jury in the Kuandu International Animation Festival 2015 of Taipei
  • First Prize for an animated Short Film in the Chicago International Children's Film Festival 2015
  • Best Selection Award in the Film Festival 2015 of Kaohsiung
  • Sapporo Breweries award in the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2015
  • Excellence Award in Animation in the Japan Media Arts Festival 2016
  • Best Scenario Award at the Saint-Petersbourg Multivision Festival 2015
  • Second Young Audience Award in the Toulouse Sequence Short-film 2015
  • Tricky Women Award of the City of Vienna in the Tricky Women festival 2016
  • Special Festival Mention in the Short Film Festival of Bengalore 2016
  • Audience award and honorary mention in the Etudia & Anima festival of Krakow 2016
  • Honorable Mention for Best Animated Film at the Ojai Film Festival

Scenario : Phuong Mai Nguyen, Patricia Valeix

Graphic design : Phuong Mai Nguyen

Editing : Phuong Mai Nguyen, Catherine Aladenise

Sets : Phuong Mai Nguyen, Vincent Djinda

Music : Yan Volsy

Musicians : Caroline Bugala, Johan Renard, Fred Eymard, Clément Petit, Yan Volsy

Sound Design : Yan Volsy

Voice : Orso Camus

Foley : Daniel Gries

Mix : Nathalie Vidal

Animation : Thibault Chimier, Rémy Schaepman, Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, Armelle Mercat, Haruna Kishi, Phuong Mai Nguyen

Compositing : Grigoris Leontiades, Mathieu Brisebras, Phuong Mai Nguyen

Executive Producer : Phuong Mai Nguyen

Producer : Richard Van Den Boom

Music studio : One Two Pass it

Sound post-production studio : Lylo

Image post-production studio : Digital Cut

Supported by : the CNC, Arte France, the Rhône-Alpes Council, Alcimé, the Procirep, the Angoa-Agicoa and the Annecy Project Competition (Rhône-Alpes award)

Phuong Mai Nguyen

Phuong Mai Nguyen is born in Hochiminh City, Vietnam where she lived until she turned 15. She came to Paris and graduated the Estienne high school, in applied arts. Then,  she studied animation in "Gobelins, l'école de l'image", where she co-directed Un tour de manège, as her graduation film.  She went on to La Poudrière, in Valence, where she studied directing and script writing, and directed a few short films such as Hors d'usage, Mourir d'aimer, Un vrai petit génie and Point de fuite.

She lives in Paris and works in various commercials, TV series and short films as art designer, director, and/or animator.

My Home is her first professional film.

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Festivals and screenings

  • Vimeo Staff Pick
  • Selected for the French Cesars 2016
  • Short-listed for the Oscars 2015
  • Terhan International Animation Festival 2017 - Competition
  • Aisne Cine-Jeune Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Aubagne Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Bangalore Short Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Barcelona Mecal 2016 - Competition
  • Belfast Cinemagic 2016 - Competition
  • Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Berkeley GLAS Animation Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Bristol Encounters 2016 - Competition
  • Brooklyn Film Festival 2016 - Compétition
  • Brussels Anima 2016 - Competition
  • Brussels Offscreen 2016 - Competition
  • Busan International Short Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Cairo Forum of Animated Films 2016 - Competition
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2016 - "Films en région" program
  • Gig Harbor Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Gyor Mediawave 2016 - Competition
  • Helsinki International Film Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Hong Kong InDPanda International Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Krakow Etiuda&Anima! 2016 - Competition
  • La Guarimba International Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Leiden International Short Film Experience 2016 - Competition
  • Lleida Animac 2016 - Competition
  • Madrid Film Festival 2016 - "Molon Film: Cinema for children" program
  • Meknes FICAM 2016 - Competition
  • Milwaukee Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Monterrey International Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Newport Beach Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • New York International Children Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Nijmegen Go Shorts 2016 - Showcase
  • Ojai Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Pontarlier Animation Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Portland International Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Rennes Travelling 2016 - Competition
  • Roanne Festival Ciné court animé 2016 - Competition
  • Sacramento French Film Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Saint-Petersburg Tochka Dostupa Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Seattle International Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Segovia 3D Wire 2016 - Competition
  • Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Seoul SICAF 2016 - Competition
  • Stuttgart Trickfilm 2016 - Showcase
  • Taipei Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Tel Aviv Animix Animation Festival 2016 - Showcase
  • Trebon Anifest 2016 - Competition
  • Tokyo Japan Media Arts Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Utrecht Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Vienna Tricky Woman 2016 - Competition
  • Winterthur Internationale Kurzfilmtage 2016 - "Kurze für Kleine" Program
  • Woodward Twister Alley Film Festival 2016 - Competition
  • Žilina Fest Anča 2016 - Panorama
  • Amiens International Film Festival 2015 - Showcase
  • Amsterdam Klik! 2015 - Competition
  • Annecy International Animation Festival 2015 - Showcase
  • Aÿ Shorts in Champagne 2015 - Showcase
  • Bègles Nuits Magiques 2015 - Competition
  • Berlin Kuki 2015 - Competition
  • Bilbao Zinebi 2015 - Showcase
  • Bruz Animation Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Bucharest Anim'est 2015 - Competition
  • Chicago International Children Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Erevan ReAnimania 2015 - Competition
  • Espinho Cinanima 2015 - Competition
  • Frejus Short Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Geneva Animatou 2015 - Competition
  • Grenoble Court-métrage en plein air 2015 - Showcase
  • Hambourg Mo&Friese Children Short Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Hermoupolis AnimaSyros 2015 - Competition
  • Josselin Combat 2015 - Competition
  • Kaohsiung Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Koln Unlimited 2015 - Children program

  • Krok 2015 - Competition
  • La Bourboule Plein la bobine 2015 - Competition
  • Leeds International Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Manchester Animation Festival 2015- Showcase
  • Melbourne International Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Moncton FICFA 2015 - Competition
  • Nancy Festival International du film Nancy-Lorraine 2015 - Competition
  • Neum Animated Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival 2015 - Showcase
  • Ouroux en Morvan Partie(s) de campagne 2015 - Competition
  • Pantin Côté Court 2015 - Showcase
  • Paris Silhouette 2015 - Competition
  • Peja Anibar 2015 - Competition
  • Rennes Courtmétrange 2015 - Competition
  • Rhode-Island International Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Saint-Etienne Tournez-court 2015 - Competition
  • Saint-Paul Trois Châteaux Film Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Saint-Petersburg Multivision 2015 - Competition
  • Strasbourg Chacun son court 2015 - Competition
  • Taipei Kuandu International Animation Festival 2015 - Competition
  • Terhan International Short Film Festival 2015 - Children program
  • Toulouse Sequence Short-film 2015 - Young audience and first films competition
  • Uppsala International Short Film 2015 - Children competition
  • Zagreb Animafest 2015 - Competition

Broadcasts and theatrical screenings

  • Arte (2015)
  • Canal + Spain (2015)
  • Distribution in french movie theatres through the RADI Rhone-Alpes network of the French Short Film Agency