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Nicolas Salis : filmmaker, editor, VFX artist

Nicolas started shooting his first experimental short films as a student in Art School. Then gaining experience with digital fx, he kept working on his own film projects as writer, director, editor and visual artist. His short films Rosa Mertonensis and The Last Minute went to several festivals around the world. Shot in 2001, Rosa Mertonensis won the Kodak emerging Filmmakers Award in Cannes in 2002. The Last Minute, a full CG animation narrated by actor Jean Rochefort, has been broadcast on TV channels in Europe and screened in prestigious festivals - such as Cannes 2004 Official Selection – winning 9 awards including Méliès d'Or for Best Fantasy in 2005. His latest short — Mr Bulot Plays Golf — was shot in 2010. As director for promos and commercials, Nicolas has been working in Paris, Dubai, Beirut, Madrid, Milan, Prague, Warsaw, Reykjavik, Mumbai, Jakarta, to name a few...

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Emerging Filmmaker






Official Selection


Campaign Screen & Shots, 2001

Nominations & Selections for Allegro

& Rosa Mertonensis, short films..

Kodak Emerging Filmmakers 2002

Award ceremony held during the Cannes Film Festival, 2002. Winner : Rosa Mertonensis, short film, 5 min.

Cannes Film Festival, 2004

Official Selection, Nominee for Gold Palm, The Last Minute (La Dernière Minute), short film, 2004.

Méliès d'Or Award, 2005

Award for Best Fantasy Short Film, Neüchatel, Switzerland. Jury & guests : John Howe, Terry Gilliam.

Winner : The Last Minute, short film, 2004.

Dubai Ad Fest 2006

Winner : Garbage City, 1 min TVC,

produced by Filmworks Dubai.


United Nations Environment Awards, 2007

Winner : Garbage City, 1 min TVC,

produced by Filmworks Dubai.

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