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David Coquard-Dassault
Tuesday 7, 16:00 pm
Cine Amor
• 80 min.


A journey into the heart of a large and abandoned council estate. Peripheria portrays an urban environment becoming wild: a modern Pompeii where the wind blows and dogs roam, tailing the remains of human life.

Festivals and awards

César Awards
Cartoon d'Or Awards
European Animation Awards
Lisboa Monstra
ARS Electronica…

David Coquard-Dassault

Filmmaker / Art director / Concept artist
Director of animated short film Peripheria [2015, Autour de Minuit]. A trip into the heart of an abandonned building, roamed by black dogs, tailing the remains of human life… Selected , nominated and awarded in many international festivals [César Awards, Cartoon d’Or Awards, European Animation Awards, Annecy, Hiroshima, Lisboa Monstra, Animasivo, ARS Electronica…]
Director of animated short film Rains [2007, Folimage]. As a sudden downpour lashes the city, all seek shelter… Just for a moment, time expands into immobility.
Art director and Concept artist for feature films [Illumination Mac Guff, Folivari…] based in Paris, France


Rains (2007)
Peripheria (2015)
The summit of the Gods (2020)

Production company: Autour de Minuit
Production: Nicolas Schmerkin
Script: David Coquard-Dassault, Patricia Valeix
Direction: David Coquard-Dassault
Edition: David Coquard-Dassault, Nicolas Schmerkin
Sound: Nadège Feyrit
Music: Christophe Héral
Distribution: Autour de Minuit