By Nicolas Novak

Nicolas NOVAK – director:

Nicolas Novak has been producing – and simultaneously directing – movies for more than 15 years. TOUT NE VA PAS SI MAL (IT'S NOT ALL THAT BAD) is his seventh work of fiction. His films cover various genres (comedy, drama, docudrama), formats (35 mm, S16, digital) and financial models (he has self-produced three movies, and funded and produced four others). His work also includes musical recordings, teasers and film projects with schools.

French Festivals: 
. 7th Festival "Jeunesse Tout Courts" in Rémalard-en-Perche (June 2023)
. 40th La Ciotat « berceau du Cinéma » Festival (France, June 2023)
. 16th Festival Parties de Campagne (France, July 2023)
. 22nd Edition of « Conviviales Art, Cinéma et Ruralité » of Nannay (France, August 2023)

International Festivals:
. 45th Moscow International Film Festival (Russia, April 2023)
. Cinalfama (Portugal, April 2023) – Best directing award
. Creation International Film Festival 2023 (USA, June 2023) – Best drama award, Best judge’s choice award, Best lighting award, Best original score award, Best produced screenplay award
. Southport International Short Film Festival (UK, July 2023)
. International Festival of Local Television Golden Beggar (Slovakia, October 2023)
. Shorts Not Pants (Canada, October 2023)
. Salto Independent Film Festival (Urugay, October 2023)
. Athens International Digital Film Festival (Greece, December 2023)
. Holland Short Film Festival (Holland, January 2024)
. Short. Sweet Film Fest. – Cleveland (USA, February 2024)
. Fisheye Film Festival (UK, April 2024)
. Beeston Film Festival (UK, April 2024)
. Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (USA, April 2024)

Synopsis : A snack bar, an online date, Teddy and Alicia, both in their twenties. One of them has a secret…

Drama - 20' - 2K - 1,50 - Color - France 2023

Casting: Nino Rocher, Sarah Bretin
Direction: Nicolas Novak
Screenplay: Nicolas Novak
Production: Jonathan Hazan
Cinematography: Ronan Boudier
Set Design: Wenaël Dard
Costume Design: Sarah Rees
Sound: Léo Caresio
Editing: Alice Petit
Sound Editing & Sound Mix: Sylvain Réty
Original Music: Sylvain Morizet

A Les Films du Cygne production.
With the support of the CNC, the New-Aquitaine Regional Fund and the Lot-et-Garonne Department, in partnership with the CNC, and the support of the Procirep and the Angoa.