By Alice Vial

Alice Vial was born in 1986 in Paris. After making her debut in a dramatic arts school in Paris and playing in several series and short films, Alice is oriented herself towards the writing of screenplays and directing. Her first feature screenplay, The Immortals,  received a Beaumarchais scholarship and was finalist of the Sopadin Award for Best Junior Screenplay 2009.

Alice won the Grand Jury Prize at the International Festival of Screenwriters for her short The man who knew a ray, it was written in the framework of a 48 hours marathon in 2010. The short was produced in 2013 by Easy Tiger. The man who knew a ray was broadcast on France 3 and was selected in several festivals. Since then, Alice has directed three other short films, all produced by Les Films du Cygne: French it up!Wolf Head and the latest The Winkles (César 2018 Best Short Film).

As a screenwriter, Alice co-wrote the feature film The Innocents with Sabrina B. Karine, it was directed by Anne Fontaine and was released in February 2016. The feature film was nominated for the Best Script at Césars 2017. The film was selected at the Sundance Film Festival and was also short-listed to represent France for the Oscars. Alice also co-wrote an episode of the series Marjorie for France 2. She collaborated on the series Great for OCS and co-created the web series Loulou, in development by Arte Creation. She has also been a screenplay consultant on the film Five, released in 2016.

Today Alice continues to co-write feature films and series, but her burning desire is to make her feature film debut, currently in development. As an actress she plays the female lead, notably in the first film of Palmashow, The mad story of Max & Léon, which was released in 2016.

Alice is a member of a groups of screenwriters know as Les Indélébiles and Mafia Princesse.

French Festivals:
. Sup' de Courts Paris (France, March 2015) - Audience Award
​. Festival Partie(s) de Campagne (France, July 2015) - Young Audience Award
. 15th Conviviales Art, Cinéma et Ruralité de Nannay (France, August 2015)
. Best of Festival 2015 - La Ciotat (France, September 2015)
. 10th Rencontre Films Femmes Méditerranée (France, October 2015)
. 6th Biennale du film d'action sociale (France, October 2015)
. Film Festival of Saint-Paul Trois Châteaux (France, October 2015) - Young Jury Award
. Un Festival c'est trop Court ! of Nice (France, October 2015) - Region PACA Award
. 24th Film Festival of Sarlat (France, November 2015)
. 11th European Film Festival d'éducation ( France, December 2015)
. Festival du Film de Montagne d'Autans (France, December 2015) 
. 11th Festival Paris Courts Devants (France, December 2015)
. 17th édition of International Film Festival of Aubagne (France, March 2016)

International Festivals:
. Anthropo Child & Youth Film Festival (Slovenia, May 2015)
. Tokyo Short Shorts (Japan, June 2015)
. 17th Seoul International Youth Film Festival (South Korea, August 2015)
. 4th Okseo Film Festival (Germany, August 2015)
. 5th Opuzen Film Festival (Croatia, August 2015)
. 21rst International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece, September 2015) - TV5 Monde Special Award
. 12th edition Reykjavik International Film Festival (Iceland, September 2015)
. XX International TV Festival Bar 2015 (Montenegro, October 2015)  - Golden Olive Award
. Women Make Film India 2015 (India, October 2015)
. 8th Tanger International Film Festival (Maroc, October 2015)
. Cinemagic Festival (UK, Oct.-Nov. 2015)
. 29th Festival International du Cinéma Francophone in Arcadie (Canada, November 2015) 
. The International Short Film Festival Zubroffka (Poland, December 2015)
. 15th International Filmmor Women's Film Festival in Istanbul (Turkey, March 2016)
. Cellu l’art Short Film Festival Jena (Germany, April 2016)

TV Broadcasting:
. OCS (France)
. TV5 Monde
​. Pacific Voice (Japan)

Synopsis: Elisa, eight years , lives alone with her young mother Jeanne, in an isolated hamlet in the Alps. The girl suffers from prolonged absences of her mother Jeanne, who is taking advantage of the high season to work every night in a bar in town. Elisa tries to fill her loneliness by constantly wearing her gloved forearms with a frightening puppet wolf head. One morning she learns that the real wolves are lurking on the other side of the mountain ...

Comedy-Drama – 24’ – HD – 2,35 – Color – France 2014

Casting: Axelle Philippot, Nina Meurisse, Lya Oussadit-Lessert, Pablo Gosse
Director: Alice Vial
Screenplay: Alice Vial with the participation of Sabrina B. Karine
Production: Jonathan Hazan & Alexandre Charlet
Cinematographer: Brice Pancot
Sound:  Marc-Olivier Brullé
Editor: Nicolas Sarkissian
Sound Editor: Antoine Bailly

Sound Mixer: Steven Ghouti
Composer: Pierre-Antoine Durand

With the participations of CNC and Orange Cinéma Séries. 
And the supports of the PACA Regional Fund, in partnership with CNC of Conseil Général des Alpes de Haute-Provence, of the ADAMI, of Procirep and Angoa-Agicoa.