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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2012 - 14.24 July

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Category: Edition 2012

When his co-workers tease him by crowning him with a pair of donkey ears, Edmond suddenly discovers his true nature.


Quando i suoi colleghi lo prendono in giro coronandolo con un paio di orecchie d'asino, Edmond scopre improvvisamente la sua vera natura.


Original Title Edmond était un âne
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 15'
Production Year 2012
Nationality France
Directed by Franck Dion
Screenplay Franck Dion
Editor Franck Dion
Animation Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Samuel Guénolé, Claire Trollé (Studio Train-train)
3D Modelling Vincent Duponchel
3D Rendering Vanilla Seed
Sound Pierre Yves Drapeau
Music Pierre Caillet
Graphic Design Franck Dion
Produced by Franck Dion, Richard Van Den Boom (Papy3D Productions), Julie Roy (ONF)


Edmond-regFranck Dion
Franck Dion was born in Versailles in 1970 and has worked as an actor, theatre set designer and illustrator. In 1999, he launched the first version of his website (Les Voyages imaginaires de Franck Dion www.franckdion.net), which was awarded the Golden Net prize for best artistic website in 2001. In 2003, he made his first short animated film, L’INVENTAIRE FANTÔME, which won the Youth Jury Award at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, and was nominated for the Cartoon d’Or. In 2006, together with a few friends, he founded Papy 3D, the company that produced his second film, MONSIEUR COK (2008), selected for the Sundance Film Festival, winner of several awards and screened at the Giffoni Film Festival 2008. His third short film, EDMOND WAS A DONKEY (2012), is the first film that Papy 3D has co-produced with the National Film Board of Canada.



Franck Dion
Franck Dion è nato a Versailles nel 1970 e ha lavorato come attore, scenografo teatrale e illustratore. Nel 1999 ha lanciato la prima versione del suo sito web (Les Voyages imaginaires de Franck Dion www.franckdion.net), che ha vinto il premio Golden Net per il miglior sito artistico nel 2001. Nel 2003, realizza il suo primo cortometraggio animato, L'INVENTAIRE FANTOME, che ha vinto il Premio Giuria dei Giovani al Festival dell’Animazione di Annecy ed è stato nominato per il Cartoon d'Or. Nel 2006, insieme ad alcuni amici, ha fondato Papy 3D, l'azienda che ha prodotto il suo secondo film, MONSIEUR COK (2008), selezionato per il Sundance Film Festival, vincitore di diversi premi e proiettato al Giffoni Film Festival 2008. Il suo terzo cortometraggio, EDMOND WAS A DONKEY (2012), è il primo film che Papy 3D ha co-prodotto con il National Film Board of Canada.


Papy3D Productions
National Film Board of Canada
Festival contact
Papy3D Productions
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