A postmodern film emerges an imaginary story of hikikomori. Work in progress.

In Japan, hikikomori “acute social withdrawal”; (colloquially/adaptive translation: shut-in) are reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from society and seek extreme degrees of isolation and confinement. Hikikomori refers to both the phenomenon in general and the recluses themselves. Hikikomori have been described as loners or “modern-day hermits”. Estimates suggest that half a million Japanese youth have […]

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Athanasia | Official selection ‘Eye’s Walk Digital Festival 2017’ (Syros, Greece)

‘Athanasia’ (2017) by Fred L’Epee with musician Rey Eisen is selected at the ‘Eye’s Walk Digital Festival’ from 27th to 29th of July (Syros, Greece). Eye’s Walk Digital Festival The Eye’s Walk Digital Festival is an innovative festival that combines modern digital technology, video installation & performing art and design experience with the particular cultural background of […]

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IVAHM 2017 | New Media Arts Festival Madrid Museo La Neomudejar (Madrid, Spain)

Athanasia (2017) IVAHM’ 17 | New Media Art Festival From 10th to 21th of May 2017 Museo La Neomudejar Madrid (Spain)   IVAHM // International Video Art House Madrid The IVAHM Festival is held every year in Madrid with the aim of bringing new proposals from national and international artists to the general public. Since […]

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Athanasia (2017) | Film now available

Athanasia (2017) Project by Fred L’Epee Music composer Rey Eisen Produced by Helicon Films Genre Experimental fiction Year 2017 Duration 05mn. 30s Synopsis “When this corruptible body has assumed its incorruptibility, and this mortal body has clothed itself with immortality (athanasia), then the word that is written will be fulfilled: Death has been engulfed in victory” […]

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Official selection | Film ‘Fahrenheit 4.33’ MADATAC 8th Edition (Madrid, Spain)

Fahrenheit 4.33 (2016) MADATAC 8th Edition From January 12 to February 5, 2017 Cultural Center Conde Duque Madrid (Spain) MADATAC is an independent and non-profit springboard, with an cultural diversity approach for cutting edge experimental and new media audio-visual culture, that particularly values innovation, originality and risk-taking art projects. This unique and leading international event […]

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Derive (2016) | Film now available

Derive (2016) Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-baptiste Lozac’h. Music by William Ryan Fritch. Helicon Films     Genre Experimental/Fiction Year 2016 Duration 15mn. 50s.   Between an inexhaustible past and a non-unfoldable future: a chase after the horizon and some areas of refuge. Between what we believe, what we lived and what we would […]

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Solar Love | Award winner @DOTR FF 2015 Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy)

We are pleased to announce that film “Solar Love” (2015) is Award winner in the section of Experimental Cinema of “DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FESTIVAL 2015”, Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy).     DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FEST 2015 Edition – Landscape / Escape. Landscapes / Escape routes. International festival of independent cinema on the […]

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Helicon Films available on Vimeo

Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in color, or in a combination of both. The genre for these films is experimental with an emphasis […]

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