Bâtards
a web series by Malou Briand and Raphaël Meyer

Bâtards

A web series by Malou Briand and Raphaël Meyer

  • 2020
  • Switzerland
  • 6 episodes – 8 minutes
  • VO French –  FR, DE, IT, EN subtitles

Thousands of abandoned children, doomed to die on the outskirts of cities…
Each year, 20 of them find themselves in the arena of a reality TV show. Determined not to fall back into poverty, they face a fierce competition to win the jackpot and be adopted by a celebrity couple. But this time around, the rules are changing.

Bâtards

A web series by Malou Briand and Raphaël Meyer

  • 2020
  • Switzerland
  • 6 episodes – 8 minutes
  • VO French –  FR, DE, IT, EN subtitles

Thousands of abandoned children, doomed to die on the outskirts of cities…
Each year, 20 of them find themselves in the arena of a reality TV show. Determined not to fall back into poverty, they face a fierce competition to win the jackpot and be adopted by a celebrity couple. But this time around, the rules are changing.

Cast & Crew

With
Vincent Veillon
Sasha Gravat Harsch
Maoro Maquart
Maïmouna Kone
Esteban Sicilia
Mila Jubelin de Meyer
Thelma Bruchez
Luc Bruchez

Written and directed by
Malou Briand et Raphaël Meyer

Screenplay consultant
Joanne Giger

1st Assistant director
Louis Morier-Genoud

Director of photography
Patrick Tresch

Editing
Léo Parmentier

Sound
Marc Thill

Sound editing and mixing
Vuk Vukmanovic

Original music
Nathan Baumann & Gaspard Gigon

Lighting
Dino Berguglia

Set decoration
Giampaolo Ursino

Costumes
Elodie Vionnet

Hair and makeup
Talia Cresta

Colour grading
Robin Erard

Production manager
Christelle Michel

Production
Box Productions
Elena Tatti
Thierry Spicher

In coproduction with
RTS Radio Télévision Suisse et RSI Radiotelevisione Svizzera
Patrick Suhner

And the support of Succès Passage Antenne, SRG SSR
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF)
Anaïs Emery

With the participation of
Cinéforom and the support of Loterie Romande

Director’s bio

Born in 1992, Malou Briand is a Modern Letters graduate from the University of the Sorbonne. In 2015, she joins the editorial staff of i-D magazine as a journalist and participates in the creation of editorial content and videos. She enters the Scriptwiting master’s degree from ECAL / HEAD in September 2018 and co-writes and co-directs several short films. She graduates in 2020.

biographie du réalisateur

Born in 1991, Raphaël Meyer obtains a Master’s degree in Film Studies and American Literature from the University of Lausanne in 2015. He then works as an assistant producer, an assistant director, and an assistant distributor on various professional productions. Concurrently with this immersion in the cinematographic industry, he makes his directorial debuts in 2017 with the documentary short film “[jürg]”. “Terre” (“Land”) is his first work of fiction.