Joanna, a young European traveller, roams around the Cape Verde Islands along with her sketchbook. On her way she encounters Lito, a local fisherman who will spur her to delay her departure from the village of Esperança.

Release year : 2024

Duration : 15mn

Director : Marie Vieillevie


Scenario : Marie Vieillevie

Dialogs : Marie Vieillevie, Tcheka

Art : Marie Vieillevie

Music : Tcheka

Musicians : Tcheka (guitares et chant), Jair Pina, Diogo Da Fonseca(percussions)Main voices : Victoire du Bois (Joanna), Tcheka (Lito), Helena Rosa Andrade (A Madrinha)

Storyboard Consultant : Rémy Schaepman

Edit : Laure Wybier, Marie Vieillevie

Layout posing : Joao Monteiro, Marie Vieillevie

Animation : Guillaume Bourrachot, Lola Degove, Joao Monteiro, Marie Vieillevie, Martin Touzé (Astronautes), Julia Martinez, Valentine Fournier (Train-Train)

Clean : Coline Durtschi, Thai Ha Phung (Train-Train)

Colors : Isabelle Dallemer

Layout backgrounds : Hippolyte Cupillard, Marie Vieillevie

Backgrounds : Marie Vieillevie

Compositing : Mathieu Brisebras

Color grading : Stéphanie Bisutti

Sound Design : Fabien Van Haezevelde

Music Sound Engineer : Pedro Gois

Capo Verde Voice Recording Coordination: Tcheka

Capo Verde Voice Recording Director Assistant : Julien Hamelin

Capo Verde Voice Recording Sound Engineer : Pierre Sauzé

Montreuil Voice Recording Sound Engineer : Matthieu Langlet

Foley : Guillaume Boissot

Mix : Yoann Veyrat

Executive Producer : Marie Vieillevie

Producer Papy3D : Richard Van Den Boom

Producers Les Astronautes : Vanessa Buttin Labarthe, Jean Bouthors, Fanny Kauffer

Music Production Praça Filmes : José Miguel Ribeiro, Ana Carina Estrioa

Animation Studios : Les Astronautes, Train-Train

Music Studio : Atlantico Blue Studio (Lisbonne)

Voice Recording Studio Montreuil : La Puce à l'Oreille

Foley Studio : Mont-mars

Sound Post-production Studio : Mont-mars

Image Post-production Studio : Loedens

Supported by : the CNC, France 3, the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region, Pictanovo - Hauts de France region, Procirep and l'Angoa

Marie Vieillevie

A graduate of ESAG Penninghen with his film Welcome to Whitechapel District (Annecy Junior Jury Award 2007), Marie Vieillevie worked for 4 years as a graphic designer and artistic director, before resuming her studies at La Poudrière. She directed Soeur et Frère (Special Jury Mention at the Anima festival and Special Jury Prize at the Anilogue festival). She then worked on various projects as an animator, decorator or artistic director before being the first assistant director of Rémi Chayé on the feature film Tout en Haut du Monde. Kaminhu is her first personal and professional short film.

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Festivals and screenings

  • Annecy International Animation Festival 2024 - Competition

Broadcasts and theatrical screenings

  • France 3 (2024)