The Ogre

Full of complexes because of his size, a giant holds on eating terrified at the idea of revealing his ogresque self and so compromising his place in the society.
During a business banquet, his true nature will be put to the test.

Release Year : 2016

Duration : 10mn

Director : Laurène Braibant



  • Canal + Award and Special Mention of the Jury in Annecy 2017
  • Press Jury Award in the Short Film in Open Air Festival of Grenoble 2017

Scenario : Laurène Braibant

Art Direction : Laurène Braibant

Cut : Gabriel Jacquel, Sarah Van den Boom

Sets : Laurène Braibant, Vaïana Gauthier, Rémy Shaepman

Music : Pierre Caillet

Musicians : Annelise Clément, Cyrille Lacrouts, Eric Lacrouts, Helios Martinez

Music recording and mix : Thomas Vintrignier

Sound Design : Pierre Caillet

Foley : Yan Volsy

Mix : Matthieu Langlet

Animation : Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Marine Blin, Claire Trollé, Thomas Machart, Laurène Braibant

Compositing : Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Laurène Braibant

Producer : Richard Van Den Boom

Music studio : Sequenza

Sound post-production studio : La Puce à l'Oreille

Supported by : le CNC, Pictanovo - Nord Pas de Calais region, the Procirep, the Angoa and the Annecy Project Competition (Rhône-Alpes award)

Laurène Braibant

Graduated from ESAAB in visual communication and from ESAAT in animation cinema, Laurène makes her first short film "Sumo" at the Studio Train Train, released in 2011. Besides, Laurène works as animator in various short film productions (Studio Train Train, Papy3D, Films du Nord, Sacrebleu, Lardux....). In 2016, she finishes the production of her second short film "The Ogre".

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Festivals and screenings

  • Annecy International Animation Festival 2017 - Competition
  • Cacak Animanima 2017 - Competition
  • Giffoni Film Festival 2017 - Competition
  • Grenoble Outdoor Festival 2017 - Competition
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival 2017 - Showcase
  • Ouroux en Morvan Partie(s) de campagne 2017 - Competition
  • Peja Anibar 2017 - Competition
  • Rio / Sao Paulo Animamundi 2017 - Competition
  • Saint-Etienne Tournez court 2017 - Competition
  • Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia 2017 - Competition
  • Toulouse Sequence Short Film 2017 - Competition
  • Trebon Anifilm 2017 - Competition
  • Varna World Festival of Animated Film 2017 - Competition
  • Yukhnovsky Insomnia Festival 2017 - Competition

Broadcasts and theatrical screenings

  • Canal + France (2017)