Cold Coffee

2016. 14 mn 44. Saigon on caffeine.

Script, design, direction, animation, editing:Stéphanie Lansaque & François Leroy
Sound: Yann Lacan
Music: Denis Vautrin

Coproduction: ARTE

Broadcasting: ARTE. Movistar+
Support: CNC. Procirep. Angoa

Saigon, Vietnam. After her mother’s death, a young girl has to quit her studies to take over the family cafe. Facing a radical change of life, loneliness and sorrow, she gradually gets confused…

Named for the 2017 CÉSAR
Short Film (animated)

Press Releases :



– Silver Spike Short Award: Seminci, International cinema festival 2015, Valladolid, Spain.
– Third prize: Alciné, European short film festival 2015, Halcala de Henares / Madrid, Spain.
– Youth award: Festival national du film d’animation 2015, Bruz / Rennes métropole, France.
– Producer Prize: Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2016, France.
– Jury Special Mention: COLCOA French Film Festival in Los Angeles 2016, USA.

Nomination for Emile Reynaud Prize 2015.

Nomination for Unifrance Prize for the best sort film 2016.

Nomination for CESAR 2017.

Selections and screenings:

Seminci, International cinema festival, Valladolid, Spain. Official competition.
Multivision, International festival of animation Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia. Competition.
Quest Festival, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Alciné, European short film festival, Halcala de Henares / Madrid, Spain. European competition.
Tindirindis International Animation Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania. Official competition.
Sommets du cinéma d’animation, Montreal, Canada. International competition.
Motion+ Festival, Aix-en-Provence, France. Competition.
Festival national du film d’animation, Bruz / Rennes métropole, France. Professional competition.

Un poing c’est court, French speaking short film festival in Vaulx-en-Velin, France. Competition ‘La nuit du court’.
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France. National competition.
Anima, the Brussels animation film festival, Belgium. International competition.
Animac, International film festival of animation in Catalonia, Lleida, Spain. Non competitive festival.
Tricky Women, Vienna, Austria.”Frightening !” special program.
FEC Festival, Reus European short film festival, Spain. Minimarket Selection.
MECAL, International short film and animation festival of Barcelona, Spain. Animation competition.
Regard, Saguenay International short film festival, Canada. “Favorites” selection of the Short Film Market.
Festival d’un jour, Valence, France. Animated night.
Tokyo Anime Award Festival, Japon. Competition.
Hong Kong International Film Festival. Panorama.
Meknes International Animation Festival, Morocco. Competition.
Trois jours trop courts, Animation short film festival, Castres, France. Competition.
Animfest, Athens Animation Festival, Greece. Competition.
FilmFest Dresden, Dresden International short film festival, Germany. International competition.
COLCOA French Film Festival in Los Angeles, USA. Short Film Competition.
Flatpack film festival, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Competition.
Trickfilm, International Festival of animated films, Stuttgart, Germany. International competition.
Corti da Sogni International short film festival, Ravenna, Italy. Animation competition.
Future film festival, Bologna, Italy. Competition.
Anifilm, Třeboň Animated Film festival, Czech Republic. ‘Midnight animation’ program.
Golden Kuker, Sofia International animated film festival, Bulgaria. Official competition.
Krakow Film Festival, Poland. Animation competition.
Short Shorts Film Festival, Tokyo, Japan. CG animation competition.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France. Official competition.
Odense International Film Festival, Denmark. Official competition
Ars Electronica Animation festival, Linz, Austria. “Best of” Programme.