Following Alyssa

Camille’s an escort boy, Alyssa’s an influencer. To create content for her socials, they will spend the night together in a luxury hotel.

  • Etienne Barrère
  • Etienne Barrère
  • Mediadiffusion
  • Amber Kemp
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Following Alyssa
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 EUR
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  • Language:
    English, French
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Institut des Arts de Diffusion
Director Biography - Etienne Barrère

Etienne Barrère is a French director born in Le Puy-en-Velay in 1997. He is currently finishing his last year of Master's degree at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Louvain-la- Neuve (Belgium) where he specializes in writing and directing fiction.
Between 2021 and 2022, Etienne co-wrote and co-directed with Ludmila Bergeon their first short fiction film: Sixtine. The film was screened at the Festival du Cinéma Belge in Moustier before the movie La Ruche by Christophe Hermans. It will also be screened at the 52nd Sehsücht International Film Festival in Potsdam, and in competition at the 31st Festival Le Court en dit long in Paris in October 2023.
In 2023, Etienne writes and directs his first short fiction film entitled Following Alyssa.
His films address contemporary themes such as voluntary sterilization (Sixtine), consent or even the relationship to social networks (Following Alyssa). Thereby, he likes to stage the new questions young adults are facing today.

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