After a first residency in partnership with La Poudrière in 2017, Nicolas Rolland begins his second residency at Ciclic Animation for the production of his short film Wildfire until July 16th.
Nicolas Rolland graduated from the Emile Cohl school and then joined La Poudrière in Bourg-lès-Valence to learn animated film directing.
After graduating from La Poudrière in 2015, Nicolas Rolland met Pierre Le Gall at the writing residence La Poudrière-CEEA-Ciclic where he introduced him to the original idea of Wildfire. Between writing and graphic research sessions, he works on several films such as shorts The Empty Room by Dahee Jeong or The Night of the Plastic Bags by Gabriel Harel or feature The Extraordinary Journey of Marona by Anca Damian.
This film, produced by Girelle Production, received production support. The director, Nicolas Rolland, will be in residence from January 4th to July 2nd 2021.