EN - The acceleration and abstraction of trading (from commodities to financial products to sets of data) here takes a major leap as we examine algorithmic trading and the people who perform this type of work. In the end, nothing gets explained and we remain on the outside looking in. Algorithm is an essay impression of a specific area of high finance, set high in the sky in futuristic buildings populated by sharply-dressed characters speaking a mysterious language.


Title Algorithm
Original title Algorithm
Original language English
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Experimental
Genre essay
Year 2015
World première / first public presentation 2015-07-02


Cast (voice cast) Dianne Weller
Photography Dominik Daggelinckx
Editing Fanny Zaman
Sound Geert Vanbever
Music Lea Petrasso, Dianne Weller

Technical specs

Running time film 38'
Release format DCP
Other available formats Blu-ray
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)


2017: Programme Machine - Spoutnik Cinéma Zurich Swiss (CH)

2016: Bozar Cinema Days, Brussel (BE); International Festival Signes de Nuit (FR)

2015: Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (CZ); FID Marseille (FR); Doc Outlook Media Library - Visions du Réel (CH)

2014: FIDLab Marseille (FR)

Two to Marseille

Sequenza, an experimental short film by Manon de Boer en George Van Dam is selected for the parallel programme ‘La java de la source’ at FIDMarseille (1-7 July), Marseille’s International Film Festival which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Fanny Zaman’s upcoming film Carpets is also one of 10 participating projects at FIDLab, the festival’s co-production platform.

CarpetsSequenza found its way into one of the parallel sections at FIDMarseille, whith ‘La java de la source’ focusing on the theme of sound. For their 14-minute experimental film project, Manon de Boer and George Van Dam took Sequenza VIII for solo violin by composer Luciano Berio as a starting point.

Published on Thursday 5 June 2014

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