Online players describe their struggles with ‘swatting’, a life-threatening cyber-harassment phenomenon that looms over them whenever they play. The events take shape through YouTube videos and wireframe images from a video game.
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Director: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Producer: Luc-Jérôme Bailleul
Cinematographer: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Editor: Maël Delorme, Céline Perreard, Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Sound: Alban Cayrol
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Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis was born in France in 1988. He graduated from INSAS (Belgium) in editing, from the Saint-Lukas Art School (Belgium) in filmmaking, and from Le Fresnoy (France). Ismaël explores cinema beyond the boundaries of genres. His films question memory, virtual, technology and the intermediate spaces between the worlds and between the words. He currently lives and works in Paris.
Digital Memories (2015); Noir Plaisir (2016); Dark Waves (2017); Swatted (2018)