Maël G. Lagadec (France, 1984) discovered the possibilities to express his visions through Light and Sound during his practice at the Video Broadcast Media & Art School in south of France where he learned how to operate the deep mechanisms of video technology. Instructed by Pierre Radisic, his photographic works switched from analog to digital at the School of Art of Ixelles, Belgium.
Since his many travels around the globe, discoveries of traditional cultures has become a source of inspiration to anchor his works.
Technical and Artistic abilities are his main hobby horse, tending to sublime the real life with the goal to tell stories with beauty and motion.
Coupling personal artistic researches and commissioned works, his main activities are: exhibition of his photographic essays, film director for cultural shows, music videos & commercials.
Radio Fiction : La première fois que je suis devenu fou(le) (49mins - 2017)
Official Selection : PRIX EUROPA 2017 (Berlin, Germany)
Official Selection : Prix Phonurgia Nova 2017 (Paris, France)
La Semaine du Son / De week van de Klank 2018 (Brussels, Belgium)
Official Selection : 6th Grand Prix Nova, 2018 (Bucharest, Romania)
Short Film : GIRL FACT (17mins - 2016)
Jury’s 1st Prize : Festival des Courts en Fête (Lorgues, France)
Official Selection : Festival international du film d’Aubagne 2017 (Aubagne, France)
Official Selection : Filmfestes Weiterstadt (Weiterstadt, Germany)
Official Selection : Revolution Me Festival (New York, USA)
Official Selection : Brussels Short Film Festival 2017 (Brussels, Belgium)
Official Selection : Festival international du film de Nancy 2017 (Nancy, France)
Official Selection : Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival 2018 (Pune, India)
Official Selection : Festival Short to the Point (Romania)
Official Selection : 34th European Film Festival of Lille 2018 (Lille, France)
Official Selection : Festival Mammers en Mars 2018 (Mammers, France)
Official Selection : Sarajevo winter Festival 2018 (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Official Selection : 13th British Urban Film Festival 2018 (London, UK)
Official Selection : 3rd Quite Independent World Film Festival 2018 (Quito, Ecuador)
Official Selection : 9th SKEPTO International Film Festival (Cagliari, Italy)
Official Selection : 1st Global India International Film Festival (Pune, India)
Spot campaign : UNIA, I got rights (1min - 2016)
Prix Canal C Communication : Extraordinary Film Festival 2017 (Namur, Belgium)