Buffalo Rising . short ​​​​​​​
Plot
1890, in the great open range of South Dakota plains, Tom and his young son Jack are on their way with cattle for sale. For Tom, this herd is his last chance to get money and offer themselves a fresh start in California. On their way, they cross path with Buffalos, last remains of a savage land now conquered and squared by land owners and big ranchers. Tom and Jack set camp on the open land…

1890, dans la grande plaine ouverte du Sud Dakota, Tom et son jeune fils Jack poursuivent leur chemin avec du bétail à vendre. Pour Tom, ce troupeau est sa dernière chance d’obtenir de l’argent et de s’offrir un nouveau départ. Sur leur chemin, ils croisent des Buffles, derniers vestiges d’une terre sauvage maintenant conquise par les propriétaires fonciers et les grands éleveurs. Tom et Jack campent sur la terre ouverte …

Festivals and Awards
Best Cinematography – Los Angeles Independant Film Festival 2015 (USA)
Best Music – Festival du film court Paul Simon 2015 – Binic (France)
Nominated for Best Music – Samobor International Music Film Festival 2015 (Croatia)
Award of merit – San Diego Short film Festival 2014 (USA)
Award of merit – La Jolla Short film Festival 2014 (USA) with a special mention of Jury: 
« Exciting short film which propose a shirt fiction of western genre. Buffalo Rising featues exceptional story, photography and original score. »
GRAND PRIX Festival du Film de Voreppe 2015

Nominated on festival TRANSFRONTALIER Estavar – Llivia 2015 (Fr)
Nominated on Golden Palmera 2015 (Dubai)
Nominated on Goa Short Fest 2015 (Inde)
Nominated on Cannes Short film corner 2015 (Fr)
Nominated on Julien Dubuque International Film Festival  2015 (USA
Informations
year . 2014
director . Pierre Yves Hampartzoumian
script . Pierre Yves Hampartzoumian – Laurent Bertin
producers . L’autredimension, Pixel Commando, authors and crowdfunders
duration . 15 mn
format . color, 2:39 scope anamorphic, 4K RAW, 2K DI

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