Documentary filmmaker, Cyrille Cornu is also author of numerous publications on the baobabs of Madagascar. He organizes every year expeditions to the heart of the most remote forests of the island to study the baobabs there. Madagascar is a unique source of inspiration. Nature, lights, encounters and landscapes are exceptional. Since his arrival in Antananarivo in 2010, Cyrille has constantly crisscrossed the Malagasy territory to capture images with his camera. Released in 2015, his first film entitled "Baobabs between Land and Sea", was selected by a hundred festivals in more than seventy countries and won thirty-five awards including four grand prizes. On the strength of this success, Cyrille left research to devote himself to the production of documentary films. At the same time, he works on photographic reports and books. He is currently directing a documentary series consisting of three 52-minutes films on the theme of the baobabs of Madagascar. Filming sessions took place between January 2017 and August 2020. "Mamody, the last baobab digger" is the first film of the series. The two other ones are in production. His documentary films are strongly linked to travels, encounters and life moments that happen in front of the camera. Even if he writes a screenplay and the narration is clearly established beforehand, a large part of his production takes place during filming sessions. According to Cyrille Cornu, this interaction is crucial to give life and spontaneity to his films. It is these moments of improvisation with the subject that are the most stimulating and often fascinating.