2012 Award Winners, film index

Edmond était un âne

Edmond était un âne
Edmond Was a Donkey

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

Edmond is a minor employee working in the archive department of a big company. A simple and gentle guy, he lives an almost ordinary life until the day when some of his co-workers mock him. Edmond then discovers his true self.

Award in Annecy

Special Jury Award(2012)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Edmond était un âne

    Directed by: Franck DION

    Born in 1970, Franck Dion collaborates with publishers, creates sets for theatres and makes animation sequences for documentaries. His first short, "The Phantom Inventory", won the "CANAL J" Junior Jury Award for a short film at Annecy 2004. He followed that with "Monsieur Cok" (2008) and "Edmond was a Donkey" which won the Special Jury Award at Annecy 2012 and was nominated for a Cartoon d'or and a César in 2013. He created the 2014 Annecy Festival poster and continues to work on future films and books.

    Country: France, Canada

    Year of production: 2012

    Running time: 15 min 04 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer, 3D Computer, Photos

    Process: Colour

    Target public: 12-15 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Franck DION

    Production: Franck DION, PAPY3D PRODUCTIONS, Richard VAN DEN BOOM, ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Julie ROY, ARTE FRANCE

    Script: Franck Dion

    Graphics: Franck Dion

    Sets: Franck Dion

    Animation: Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Samuel Guénolé, Claire Trollé (Studio Traintrain)

    Camera: Franck Dion

    Compositing: Franck Dion

    Music: Pierre Caillet

    Sound: Pierre Yves Drapeau

    Editing: Franck Dion

    Voice: Bérangère Bonvoisin, Benoist Brione, Patrick Bouchitey, Gaëtan Gallier