Author(s): Franck Dion

Producer: Richard Van Den Boom




Title: Per Aspera Ad Astra

Title Eng: Per Aspera Ad Astra

Country: France

Production date: 05-2019

Duration: 11:09

First work: NO


Subtitles: English subtitles

Technique used: 2D and 3D Computer

Film Synopsis ITA: La vita quotidiana di una piccola domestica di gallina, divisa tra il suo lavoro, i suoi figli e la sua vecchia madre.

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


Production: Papy3D Productions

Biography: Franck Dion has made good use of his talent in multiple areas along the years. He first took lessons to become an actor
in the American Center, then in the “Théâtre de l’Archet”.At the same time, he became passionate about cinema and
learned by himself to sculpt, to draw and to paint. He worked with editors and magazines, designed theatre sceneries and
animations for documentary films. Franck Dion is now working on several new projects.

Filmography: Per Aspera Ad Astra – 2019 – Unifrance \”Moviestar\” Award for a short film in Cannes 2019 The Head Vanishes (Une tête
disparaît) – 2016 – Cristal for the Best Short Film in the International Animation Festival 2016 of Annecy, Best Short Film
Award in the Miami International Film Festival 2017, Grand Jury Award and Best Animated Short Award in the Palm
Springs Short Fest 2017 Edmond Was A Donkey (Edmond était un âne) – 2012 – Jury\’s Special Price in Annecy 2012,
Best Short Award – International Competition in Tokyo Short Short 2012, 2nd Short Film for Children aged 18+ / ANEC
Award in Giffoni, Gold Plaque for Animated Short in Chicago 2012, Silver Mikeldi for animation in Bilbao Zinebi 2012,
Best International Animation in Sydney Flickerfest 2013, Best Short Animation Film in Nijmegen Go Short 2013, Golden
Horseman – Audience and Golden Horsemen of the Youth Jury at Dresden Filmfest 2013 Mister COK (Monsieur COK) –
2008 – Special Mention in Leeds 2008, Best film between 4mn and 20mn – Cortoons 2009, Second Price in Animacor
2008 The Phantom Inventory (L\’inventaire fantôme) – 2004 – Young Jury Award in Annecy 2004, Special Mention for a
first film in Ottawa 2004

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