On The Cusp, Longlist - Choreography, Short Film - Fiction

Sit Still

Vincent René-Lortie

Telescope Films

Alone in a vacant school, we follow seven-year-old Adeline on an intimate and exhaustive journey of self-expression as she navigates her emotions through Krump.

Vincent René Lortie is a Montréal-based film director. Having directed festival-renowned short films and music videos for Canada’s top artists, his dream-drenched work spans a wide range of genres including fiction, sci-fi, and dance. With his attention to the poetic and his obsession with the intimate, Vincent’s narratives continue to offer surreal journeys coated in high-value execution.