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French Touch

A series directed by Jean-François Tatin, Written by Guillaume Fédou and Jean-François Tatin

Synopsis

FRENCH TOUCH is a documentary series which offers a travel back into the French Touch scene, through an original and curated playlist of 12 iconic pieces of French electronic music from 1996 until today - 12 episodes recorded in binaural sound. The series features internationally renowned French artists who contributed to the creation of this new musical style : Laurent Garnier, Nicolas Godin (Air), Chloé, Pedro Winter, Gaspard Augé (Justice), Etienne de Crécy, Philippe Zdar...

Broadcast

September 12. 2016, online on ARTE Creative

Partners

Sacem, CNC New Media, CNC New Production Technologies, RFI Labo, French Institute/Institut Français
Media partners : Deezer, Grazia, Konbini, Trax

Technical film summary

Directed by : Jean-François Tatin
Written by : Guillaume Fédou & Jean-François Tatin
Producer : SILEX FILMS / 
Priscilla Bertin – Elisa Larriere – Judith Nora
Original soundtrack : Chassol
Coproducer : ARTE France
Length : Series 12×7′

Casting

EP 1 : BLACK CHIMIE
« Flying Fingers » (1996) // Motorbass

EP 2 : TECHNO COMBAT
« Flashback » (1995) // Laurent Garnier

EP 3 : DAFT CLUB
« Da Funk » (1995) // Daft Punk

EP 4 : VERSAILLES BREAKDOWN
« Sexy Boy » (1998) // Air

EP 5 : EASY PARIS
« Rose Rouge » (2000) // St Germain

EP 6 : APOGÉE
« You are my high » (2000) // Demon

EP 7 : ELECTROCLASH
« Poney Part 1 » (2001) // Vitalic

EP 8 : HEAVY DISCO
« Never be alone » (2003) // Justice

EP 9 : ELECTRO LIBRE
« Utopia » (2003) // Jackson

EP 10 : POP DISSIDENCE
« Divine » (2008) // Sébastien Tellier

EP 11 : DRIVE IN
« Nightcall » (2011) // Kavinsky

EP 12 : AFTER PARTY
« Welcome America » (2013) // La Femme

Festival selections

Francofolies Music Festival in La Rochelle 2016 - France
FIFIB (Independent International Film Festival of Bordeaux) 2016 - France
Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans 2016 - Switzerland
Asia TV Forum & Market 2016 - Singapour
COLCOA (City of Lights, City of Angels festival, Los Angeles) 2017 - USA
FIFA (International Festival of Films on Art in Montreal) 2017 - Canada
Dock Of The Bay. Festival de Cine Documental Musical 2018 - Spain

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