Marcel Simoneau - 14'40"
A man catches a glimpse of a woman undressing in her bedroom window and becomes obsessed with her. He lurks in her bushes and spies on her as she sunbathes in her garden. One night he finds an unlocked window in her house. Unfolding simultaneously from the points of view of both characters in this tale of obsession and terror.
Director not to present this film for Public, the Jury can award the film through private screening.
Marcel Simoneau is originally from Luceville, Quebec, and studied in New York as an actor. His latest short film, LURKER (producer, director, screenwriter, actor), was recently accepted at Cannes 2017's Short Film Corner.
2016 - LIKE TOTALLY HOT COUPLE SEEKING SAME (producer, director, actor) CineKink NYC (Best Comedic Short), NY Shortfest, Emerge Film Festival, Dam Short Film Festival (Best Screenplay), Mountain of Laughs FF, Another Independent FF), Is currently touring the Festivals and won Best Comedic short last week at CineKink NYC and Best Screenplay at Dam Short Film Fest.
2016 - SARAH IS NOT HER NAME (producer, actor) (Cannes Short Film Corner, NY Short Fest, Chelsea Film Festival, HollyShorts, Nitehawk Film Festival, Sidney Lift-Off Film Festival, The Williamsburg Film Festival).
2015 - LE VILLAGE (producer, director, writer) (Fantasia Film Festival (Best Fiction) Pasadena International Film Festival, Rimouski Film Festival, Beverly Hills Film Festival, NY Short Fest, HollyShorts, Les Percéides, Bushwick Film Festival, Quebec City Film Festival, Nitehawk Film Festival, Strasberg Film Festival, Whistler Film Festival, Canada International Film Festival (Emerging Star Award).
2014 - TWO PEOPLE HE NEVER SAW (producer, director) (Bend Film Festival, RiverRun Film Festival, NY ShortFest, Bushwick Film Festival, Nitehawk Film Festival) was produced and directed with Kevin Corrigan.
2014 - UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE (producer, actor) (Hell's Half Mile, Crossroads FF, Macon FF, Emerge FF, The Art of Brooklyn FF, White Sands FF, Anchorage FF)
Marcel Simoneau has also made several music videos and web series. As a comedian, he appeared in the films: The Rebound, Imperialists are Still Alive, Horizon, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, Stranger, Kinsey, Seduction, Meridian. On TV: Gotham, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Fringe, Law & Order, Ed and Strangers with Candy. He currently teaches theater at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in New York and at the University of New York (NYU).