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Per Aspera Ad Astra

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

An ordinary day for a hard-working cleaning chicken, who is always in a hurry. She is constantly torn between her job and her family.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Per Aspera Ad Astra

    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

    Year of production: 2019

    Running time: 11 min 08 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D/3D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Kids, Young adults, Preschool

  • Credits

    Directed by: Franck DION

    Production: PAPY3D PRODUCTIONS, Richard VAN DEN BOOM

    Artistic direction: Franck Dion

    Script: Franck Dion

    Graphics: Franck Dion

    Storyboard: Franck Dion

    Sets: Franck Dion

    Animation: Franck Dion, Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Thomas Machart

    Camera: Franck Dion

    Compositing: Franck Dion

    Music: Pierre Caillet

    Sound: Pierre Yves Drapeau

    Editing: Franck Dion