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Torill Kove
2017 | 8 min 49 s
Animation Technique: Digital 2D

Selections and Awards

  • Official Selection - ShortcutsToronto International Film Festival 2017

  • Canadian Panorama - Official SelectionOttawa International Animation Festival 2017

  • Official Selection - Generation KPlusBerlinale 2018

  • Official Selection Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2018

  • Official Selection Animation NOW! New Zealand International Film Festival 2018

  • Official Selection 31st Helsinki International Film Festival 2018

  • Special PrizeInternational Animation Festival in Japan, Hiroshima 2018

  • Honorable Mention - AnimationSalute Your Shorts Festival, Los Angeles 2018

  • Short Animation Film AwardFestival Internacional de Cine Para Ninos, Mexico City 2018

  • Official Selection24th Sarajevo Film Festival 2018


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Torill Kove

Photo : Agnete Brun/ Copyright Mikrofilm AS

Michael Fukushima
Producer (NFB)


Lise Fearnley
Producer (Mikrofilm AS)

Photo : Felix Features/ Copyright Mikrofilm AS

Tonje Skar Reiersen
Producer (Mikrofilm AS)

Photo : Felix Features/ Copyright Mikrofilm AS


Directed by
Torill Kove

Torill Kove
Josefine Hannibal

Torill Kove

Clouds and Colour Consultant
Anne Ashton

Kristian Pedersen
Cathinka Tanberg

Assistant Animator
Sunniva Fluge Hole

Technical Consultant
Andreas Paleologos

Original Music
Kevin Dean (socan © 2017)

Kevin Dean

Jeff Johnston

Michel Lambert
Greg Ritchie

Music Studio
Pollack Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal       

Recording Engineer
Jack Kelly

Sound Design
Luigi Allemano

Foley recording
Geoffrey Mitchell
Karla Baumgardner

Jean Paul Vialard

Simen Gengenbach (NFK)

Online Editing
Serge Verreault

NFB Technical
Steve Hallé
Randall Finnerty
Candice Desormeaux
Eloi Champagne

NFB Administration
Dominique Forget
Rosalina Di Sario
Victoire-Émilie Bessette
Jon Montes

Lise Fearnley
Tonje Skar Reiersen
Michael Fukushima

Thank you
Runa Kove
Kajsa Næss
Marcy Page
Rut Hermannsdóttir
Everyone at Mikrofilm

Production Baby
Stian Skar Skuterud

Commissioning Editor NFI
Kari Moen Kristiansen

Senior Advisor Production NFI
Bjørn Arne Odden
Fridrik Mar

Produced with support from
The Norwegian Film Institute
Fritt ord foundation

a co-production of
Mikrofilm AS
The National Film Board of Canada 





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