Valentin Hadjadj is the score composer for several feature films such as Lukas Dhont’s Girl (Camera d’or at the 2018 Cannes Festival), Peter Mackie Burns’ Rialto and Fabienne Berthaud’s A Bigger World (both selected at the 2019 Venise Film Festival), the animation film April and the Extraordinary World (which was awarded at the Annecy Film Festival) and about two dozen short films. As well as working in cinema, Valentin has forged many artistic collaborations as a composer for ballets (for several creations by choreographer Jérémy Tran), live music performance for film screenings (composed scores based on Meliès’ films, performed at the Lyon Opera House), VR projects, documentaries. Over the last few years Valentin has often been nominated and won awards for his music in significant European festivals and events: the World Soundtrack Awards, the Lisbon Monstra FF, the Ensor Awards, the UCMF Awards, the France-Musique Awards, etc
Born in 1981, Alexis Rault studied music at the Rennes Conservatory. After studying business in France and Spain, Dominique Besnehard called upon him as a composer for L’Amour dans le sang. Since then, he’s worked on about twenty short films, including Jean-Paul Rouve’s Memories, Lucien Jea-Baptiste’s He Even Has Your Eyes and Naidra Ayadi’s Ma Fille. In 2016, he composed the soundtrack of André Téchiné’s Being 17, which was competing at the 66th Berlin Film Festival. He was once again by Téchiné’s side for Golden Years at the Official Selection of the Cannes Festival, and Farewell to the Night, which competed for the 2019 Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. He is also the composer of Zabou Breitman’s and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec’s animation film The Swallows of Kabul, screened at the Un Certain Regard selection of the Cannes Festival. The soundtrack won the Valois award for music at the Angoulême French-Speaking Film Festival.
Chloé Thévenin has, without a doubt, led an entire generation to her electronic music playground – one that goes beyond strictly club and techno. She is a composer, meaning she gives life to an artistic idea. Her three LPs fit within this narrative continuum: The Waiting Room (2007), the Victoires-nominated One in Other (2011) and Endless Revisions (2017) with their deft handling of aesthetics, have stood the test of time. She has also proved herself as a film music composer. The soundtrack of Lidia Terki’s film Paris la Blanche, notably led her to compose for the first time using the oral tradition of Kabyle musicians thus leading to improvisational epiphanies. She was commissioned by the Cinémathèque Française for the music of Hitchcock‘s last silent film Blackmail, as restored by the British Film Institute. In May of 2017, Chloé Thévenin composed the score for young Belgian actress Marie Kremer’s first short film Le Pérou, which was screened as part of the Talents Adami series at the Cannes Festival and continues with Passed by Censor directed by Serhat Karaaslan.In 2020, she completes the score of Laurent Cantet’s feature film Arthur Rambo.