Per Aspera Ad Astra

The daily life of a little hen housekeeper, torn between her work, her children and her old mother.

Release Year : 2019

Duration : 11mn

Director : Franck Dion

Awards

  • Unifrance "Moviestar" Award for a short film

Scenario : Franck Dion

Art direction : Franck Dion

Editing and compositing : Franck Dion

Backgrounds : Franck Dion

Chief miniatures : Zoé Goethegeluck

Miniatures : Franck Dion, Marion Le Guillou

Interns Miniatures : Colinne Durtschi, Alice Rameau, Guillermina Scaraffia, Anna Brisset

Music : Pierre Caillet

Musicians : Kent (song), Yoann Couix (flute), Stéphane Daniélidès (sousaphone), Christophe Girard (accordion), Eric Lacrouts (violin), Guillaume Martigné (cello), Edward Perraud (drums), Christophe Touzalin (trumpet)

Music recording and mix : Thomas Vingtrinier

Voices : Franck Dion (narrateur), Gaëtan Gallier (poules)

Sound design : Pierre Yves Drapeau

Foley : Lise Wedlock

Mix : Pierre Yves Drapeau, Benoit Coallier

Rigging DUIK : Thomas Machart

Animation : Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Thomas Machart

Executive producer : Franck Dion

Producer : Richard Van Den Boom

Translations : Camille Pesquer, Aida Alarcón Sánchez

Animation software : DUIK

Musical studio : Sequenza

Image post-production studio : Digital Cut

Sound post-production studios : Studiotoons, L'Oreille externe

Supported by : the CNC, Arte, Pictanovo, the SPEDIDAM, the Procirep and the Angoa

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Festivals and screenings

  • Annecy International Animation Festival 2019 - Competition
  • Baden Fantoche 2019 - Showcase
  • Geneva Animatou 2019 - Competition
  • Giffoni Experience 2019 - Competition
  • Grenoble Outdoor Short Film Festival 2019 - Competition
  • Kaluga Insomnia 2019 - Competition
  • Toulouse Séquence Court-métrage 2019 - Competition
  • Varna World Festival of Animated Film 2019 - Competition
  • Vila Do Conde Curtas 2019 - Competition
  • Vilnius Tindirindis 2019 - Competition
  • Zagreb Animafest 2019 - Competition

Broadcasts and theatrical screenings

  • Arte (2019)
  • Movistar+ Spain (2019)