THE FANTASTIC FLIGHTS OF SOPHIE BLANCHARD
An animated feature length documentary that explores the life of the first professional female pilot at the turn of the nineteenth century. Voiced by a central narrator and international experts, the film brings to life the extraordinary story of Sophie Blanchard, the Official Aeronaut of the French Empire, with animation and motion graphics.
This independent production has received support from Yaddo, CAMAC, Boglisco, Puffin Foundation, the Wolf Aviation Fund, and the Florence Gould Foundation, and through the generosity of individual funders. Fundraising for final phases is ongoing.
This film is in production.
© 2014 Jen Sachs Productions
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