Match

A Film by Martin Geisler

Synopsis

Tom, 20 and Max, his basketball partner, have opposing views on how to best approach a girl. While Tom is secretly attracted to Lucie, Max, keen on dating apps, flirts openly with her when they meet for the first time. And so the match begins.

Director

  • Picture of Martin Geisler © Cécile Rogue

    Martin Geisler

    Martin Geisler spent his childhood in the French Alps before arriving in Paris where he studied philosophy and cinema at the University Paris X Nanterre. After a master's degree in aesthetic philosophy, Martin directed his first short film, "Lou", which won best actor and best actress award at the Troyes Short Film Festival. In 2012, he directed “Unique”, a 3D short film. He has also made numerous music videos and commercials, regularly selected and awarded at festivals. In 2019, he directed "Match": a short film that questions the feeling of love and male rivalry between a group of friends in the twenties. Currently in residence at Groupe Ouest, he is developing his first feature film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 3rd FESTIVAL DU FILM COURT EN ARMAGNAC (Sélection Carte Blanche, Paulhiac, France)October 20, 2019
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST FILM*
    4th ROMANCE FILM & SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)February 13, 2020
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    2nd FENETRES SUR COURTS OF LATTES (Official Selection, Lattes, France)March 6, 2020
  • 22nd MECAL PRO - BARCELONA INT'L SHORT AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)March 19, 2020
  • 21st LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Landshut, Germany)March 25, 2020
  • 5th FESTIVAL DE CINE ORO NEGRO (Official Selection, Nanchital, Veracruz, Mexico)May 28, 2020
  • ZERO PLUS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tyumen, Siberia)September 21, 2020
  • 2nd HELSINKI EDUCATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL INT'L (Official Selection, Finland)September 25, 2020
  • 4th AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Münsingen, Berne, Switzerland)November 13, 2020

Trailer

Crew

Director
Martin Geisler
Screenplay
Martin Geisler
Producer
Martin Geisler
Director of Photography
Benjamin Chartier
Art Direction
Chloé Monguillon
Costume Design
Sandy Seneschal
Sound
Emilio Salemi
Editor
Jérôme Eltabet, Martin Geisler
Sound Design
Jan Vysocky
Music
David Enfrein, Tim Aknine, Sylvain Livenais

Cast

Tom
Elias Hauter
Max
Paul Granier
Lucie
Pauline Briand
Alice
Manon Klein
Lilia
Naïma Maurel

Details

Running Time
10:40 min
Shooting Format
HD Cinemascope 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Scope 2:35
Sound
Dolby 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Martin Geisler

+33 6 84 98 43 68
martin@karus.fr
www.martingeisler.com