Grandmas Project is a web-series that invites directors from all over the world to make an 8-minute film about their grandmother sharing a recipe.
After a first season of 12 films (2015-2019), 7 new episodes are released on autumn-winter 2022.
The project received the UNECO patronage in 2016 and got a wide media coverage : The Atlantic, O Globo, The Hindustan Time, Europe 1, France Inter, Le Monde, Newsweek, RTBF, SBS, Télérama…
All the episodes and recipes are available on our website www.grandmasproject.org and our Youtube channel.
A series created and produced by Jonas Parienté
Season 1 directors: Mona Achache, Irvin Anneix, Ivana Barišić, Esther Bensadon, Chloé Ledoux, Elsa Lévy, Emma Luchini, Mathias Mangin, Jonas Parienté, Laure Protat, Iva Radivojevic, Natasja Raheja, Frankie Wallach.
Season 1 jury: Cécile Duvelle (UNESCO), Kamiye Furuta (Kickstarter contributor), Alexa Karolinski (director), Kristen Miglore (Food52), Charlie Phillips (The Guardian), Anu Rangachar (Mumbai Film Festival), Grégory Trowbridge (Upian).
Official selections: Sheffield MeetMarket (2014), Sunny Side of the Doc (2015), Dok Leipzig (2015), Hot Docs (2018), FIPADOC (2019).
Season 2 directors: Carmen Aumedes Mier, Lola Bessis, Mélody Da Fonseca, Zeynep Dilara Aksoy, Anissa Kaki, Paula Onet, Mila Turajlic.
Season 2 jury: Lixin Fan (director), Camille Labro (Le Monde), Elise Mc Cave (Kickstarter) Kamal Mouzawak (Tawlet, Souk el Tayeb) and season 1 directors.
Artistic direction : Rachel Cazadamont – H5
Production & Promotion (Chaï Chaï): Adrian Dambrine, Aida El Mandri, Axelle Huré, Sammy Ouakes, Lucie Ouaknine, Jules Redlich, Dune Raimon, Violette Ravon, Stéphanie Ribal, Sarah Sadki
Web site : Neuvième Page