|BoOzy’ OS and the Cristal Gem|
|French||BoOzy’ OS et la Gemme de Cristal|
|Directed by||J.K. Arsyn|
|Written by||J.K. Arsyn|
|Story by||J.K. Arsyn|
|Based on||BoOzy’ OS|
by J.K. Arsyn
|Produced by||J.K. Arsyn|
|Edited by||J.K. Arsyn|
|Music by||Synth of Rage|
|Animation by||J.K. Arsyn|
|Distributed by||CreaSyn Studio|
BoOzy’ OS and the Cristal Gem (also simply known as The Cristal Gem) is a French animated short film set in Annecy. The film was directed by J.K. Arsyn. It was produced by RED ƎYE Productions and distributed by CreaSyn Studio. It was released on the Internet on April 14, 2013. It was shown for the first time in theatres at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on April 15, 2013.
The title is a reference to the Annecy award which is called "the Annecy Cristal" (le Cristal d'Annecy).
Plot[change | change source]
Summary[change | change source]
Themes and inspiration[change | change source]
Video games[change | change source]
|Character from the movie||Parodied character||Notes|
|BoOzy’ OS||Earthworm Jim||movements and mimics|
|L’ OS SoOl||Lost soul||from Doom|
|Rob’ OSmic||Doctor Robotnik|
|OSmic the Hedgeh’ OS||Sonic the Hedgehog|
Cinema[change | change source]
|Poster in the movie||Parodied film||Notes|
|Aladdingue||Aladdin||named Aladding in some versions|
|BoOz to the Future||Back to the Future|
|Le Roi Fion||The Lion King||Le Roi lion in French|
|La Belle et la BoOz||Beauty and the Beast||La Belle et la Bête in French|
|Cristal and Girls||Cliffhanger|
There is also a wink to the animated part of Jan Kounen's 99 Francs in the film. Most of J.K. Arsyn's works are cited in the film: The Cockbite, The Cockbitanga, The Cockbitosaurus, Cow Hard, Melting Cop, Stop-and-Cop, SynCop and K. Arsyn's Synaude.
Literature[change | change source]
Cast[change | change source]
- J.K. Arsyn as BoOzy’ OS / Mari’ OS / OSmic the Hedgeh’ OS / SkoOlet’ OS / Rob’ OSmic / PoOlet’ OS
- Georges Colazzo as Victor Chai
Production[change | change source]
The idea to create the film was born on March 4, 2013, following an announcement from the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Development of the film began at RED ƎYE Studios in Roanne, near Lyon on March 5, 2013. The film was made in 38 days. It was finished on April 14, 2013.
There are more than 1,300 graphics in the film. They were made with Adobe Illustrator. The film was edited and animated with Adobe After Effects using a Dual-Core with 2 GiB of RAM. The computer was not able to display the result in real time.
Soundtrack[change | change source]
BoOzy’ OS and the Cristal Gem’ OSt is the soundtrack album for the movie. It was made by Synth of Rage. It was composed by J.K. Arsyn and performed by Axel “XLR” Rock. It is inspired by video game music (Streets of Rage, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Donkey Kong Country).
Track listing[change | change source]
All songs written and composed by J.K. Arsyn, performed by Axel “XLR” Rock and presented by Synth of Rage.
|1.||"Keep the BoOzin’" (March 23, 2013)||3:08|
|2.||"OSmic the Hedgeh’ OS title theme" (March 26, 2013)||0:10|
|3.||"Cristal Gem Zone" (March 27, 2013)||0:53|
|4.||"Fat and Vicious" (March 28, 2013)||0:56|
|5.||"Cristal Escape" (March 29, 2013)||1:47|
|6.||"oOh ah Swing" (April 13, 2013)||0:20|
|7.||"Tarz’ OS Swing" (Bonus track, April 5, 2013)||0:20|
Release dates[change | change source]
|Country||Premiere||Long title||Short title|
|France||15 April 2013||BoOzy’ OS et la Gemme de Cristal||La Gemme de Cristal|
|Italy||14 January 2020||BoOzy’ OS e la Gemma di Cristal||La Gemma di Cristal|
|Spain||18 August 2020||BoOzy’ OS y la Gema de Cristal||La Gema de Cristal|
Awards and nominations[change | change source]
|2013||France||Annecy International Animated Film Festival||"+ de Courts !" event||Won|
|2014||France||Le mois du court-métrage||Won|
|2020||Italy||Oniros Film Awards||Best Animation||Nominated|
|Spain||Sea & Beach Film Festival||Best Soundtrack||Nominated|
|Best Movie Poster||Won|
|2021||Morocco||Morocco Fest - Morocco International Short Film Festival||Best Short Film||Nominated|
|United States||Oregon Film Festival||Nominated|
References[change | change source]
- "BoOzy' OS and the Cristal Gem press kit - AKAs". C2S Network. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
- "Also Known As". IMDb. Retrieved May 19, 2022.
- "BoOzy' OS and the Cristal Gem press kit". C2S Network. Retrieved July 1, 2022.
- "Annecy contest results". Annecy: Dailymotion. July 6, 2013. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved December 28, 2021.
- "BoOzy' OS and the Cristal Gem press kit - Inspiration and nods". C2S Network. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
- "BoOzy' OS and the Cristal Gem press kit - Production". C2S Network. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
- "BoOzy' OS and the Cristal Gem press kit - Music". C2S Network. Retrieved July 2, 2022.
- "BoOzy' OS and the Cristal Gem press kit - Soundtrack". C2S Network. Retrieved November 8, 2022.
- "juin 2014 « Boozy' os et la gemme de cristal » de julien d'arsyn" (in French). Paris: Pongh!. July 12, 2014. Archived from the original on July 28, 2014. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
- "ONIROS FILM AWARDS - FINALISTS AND WINNERS - JANUARY 2020 MONTHLY EDITION" (PDF). Roma: Oniros Film Awards. January 2020. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
- "Y los nominados al premio Mejor Banda Sonora son" (in Spanish). Spain: Facebook. July 31, 2020. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
- "WINNERS 2020". Spain: Sea & Beach Film Festival. August 2020. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
- "Finalist Morocco Fest - Best Short Film" (in French). Spain: Facebook. October 2, 2021. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
- "Oregon film festival - Certificate of Appreciation" (in French). USA: Facebook. February 15, 2022. Retrieved July 3, 2022.