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 2016 Official Selection, film index

Les Hymnes, la véritable histoire

Les Hymnes, la véritable histoire "God Save the Queen"
Anthems, the True Story "God Save the Queen"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

President Truc and his media advisor Billy Croche are travelling around the world to educate people in a fun and offbeat way about the unknown and often surprising history of national anthems.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Les Hymnes, la véritable histoire "God Save the Queen"

    Directed by: Jean-Jacques LONNI, Thierry CZAJKO

    After earning diplomas from the Gobelins in Animation, Graphic and Visual Arts, Jean-Jacques Lonni started directing, animating and doing post production on advertisements, TV spots and institutional films. He created the Digital Salade studio in 2000 and organised an animation training course with around 50 African artists in 2008. In 2010, he supervised the art direction on "Approved for Adoption", which won the Audience Award and Unicef Award at Annecy 2012.

    Lead editor and cameraman on documentaries, Thierry Czajko started his career in animation by co-directing "Approved for Adoption", the feature film by Jung Henin and Laurent Boileau. He met Jean-Jacques Lonni on the set and has been developing projects with him ever since. He didn't give up on making documentaries though, he's directed the hybrid film "Le juste équilibre" for the RTBF, "2CV-4L, la Guerre des petites voitures" for France 5, and others.

    Country: France

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 03 min 34 s

  • Technique

    Category: TV serie

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jean-Jacques LONNI, Thierry CZAJKO

    Production: GALACTICA, Michel DAVID

    Script: Thierry Czajko

    Storyboard: Jean-Jacques Lonni

    Animation: Jean-Jacques Lonni

    Sound: Samuel Abraham

    Editing: Thierry Czajko