WHATEVER IT TAKES

Short Film | 15:00 min | France

Synopsis

Stéphane, 50, loses his job. Desperate to get a new job, he makes up a plan with his wife Fiona to take down his rival. Their bad luck and clumsiness won’t make it easy..

Director

Pierre was born in 1989 in Geneva, from a Swiss mother and a Swiss-French father. At the age of 18, Pierre moved to Paris, where he attended a film school, the EICAR – The International Film School of Paris. He graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Since then, he has been working as a freelance production manager and as an assistant director for companies like Lagardère, Warner Media and Canal+. In 2013, Pierre wrote and directed his first movie, “To Be Delivered”, entirely shot in Los Angeles for 4 days. The movie has been selected in many festivals all around the world and won several awards such as “Best International Movie” at the “2014 Los Angeles Movie Awards” and “France Television Award” at the “2015 European Festival of Brest”. The short has been featured on “France 2” (national French television) and on the Italian channel, Premium Cinema (Mediaset). In 2017, he wrote and directed “Life Saver” which ended finalist at the 2017 “Nikon Film Festival”, out of more than 1200 movies. In 2018, he wrote and directed “Cocu”, which also ended finalist at the 2018 “Nikon Film Festival”. The short was broadcasted on “Canal+ Cinema” in February 2018. He has just finished his new movie “Tout Se Mérite” which will be broadcasted in 2019 on France 2. He’s currently writing his first feature movie.

  • Pierre Amstutz Roch
    Director
  • Pierre Amstutz Roch
    Writer
  • Olivier BERLEMONT
    Producer