“L’envol” (Spread Wings) is a homemade stop motion animation short film directed in 2020 between two lockdowns in France. Made with love, for fun and to help pass the time. A lone penguin waddles around with an egg. After a close inspection of his surroundings, he starts out to build a cozy nest. But something went wrong with his companion… Music composer : Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski – Casse noisette (La danse de la fée dragée) Arrangement : Achille Loquet

Milana Vorobyeva (FR), Ksenia Barzakovskaia (FR)

Milana Vorobyeva is a young artist from Kazakhstan who currently lives in Toulouse, France. Following her passion for art and film production, she came to study in France in 2013. After graduating, she started working as a stop-motion set designer.
Ksenia Barzakovskaia is a Russian director. After earning her first degree in Economics and Business, she spent many years traveling and studying film around the world: from New York, Buenos Aires, Zanzibar to Paris, where she is currently based.
Milana and Ksenia met at the School of Audiovisual Arts (ENSAV) in Toulouse during their scholarship studies. In 2020, they decided, to spend their time after the first quarantine, to make a short film, called “L’envol” (“Spread Wings”).