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Bone Mother

Dale Hayward and Sylvie Trouvé
2018 | 8 min 24 s
Stop motion

Selections and Awards

  • Official SelectionFestival Stop Motion Montréal 2018

  • Best Canadian Short Film - Bronze AwardToronto After Dark Film Festival 2018

  • Official SelectionSitges - Catalonian International Film Festival 2018

  • Official SelectionMorbido Film Festival 2018

  • Official SelectionAnnecy International Animated Film Festival 2019

  • Finalist - Best Short AnimationGala Québec Cinéma 2019

  • Official SelectionRendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2019

  • Winner - Best Animation Yorkton Film Festival 2019

  • Official SelectionCINANIMA International Animated Film Festival, Espinho, 2019

  • Official SelectionNewport Beach Film Festival


Short and Long Synopsis

Excerpt


Trailer


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Team


Sylvie Trouvé
Director and Animator


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Dale Hayward
Director and Animator


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Jelena Popović
Producer


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Credits

Directed and Animated by
Sylvie Trouvé
Dale Hayward
of  See Creature Animation

Written by
Sylvie Trouvé
Dale Hayward
Lanan Adcock

Based on the short story by
Maura McHugh

Cast

Baba Yaga
Renée-Madeleine Le Guerrier

Prince Vladislav
Rafael Petardi

Character & Art Design
Dale Hayward

Maya Modeling
André Michaud
Noncedo Khumalo

Maya Facial Rigging
Dana Darie

3D Printing Script
Chris Lesage

3D printing
André Michaud

Painting – 3D-printed Faces
Eve Lamoureux-Cyr
Claire Brognez

Puppet & Costume Fabrication
Sylvie Trouvé
Dale Hayward

Armatures
André Michaud

Additional Puppet Fabrication
Carl Michaloski

Puppet Repair
Erik Goulet

Set Fabrication
Sylvie Trouvé
Corinne Merrell

Storyboards & Animatic
Dale Hayward

Cinematography
Sylvie Trouvé

Editing
Dale Hayward
Sylvie Trouvé

Compositing
Dale Hayward
Nick Fairhead
Simon Cottee
Noncedo Khumalo

Technical Director
Eloi Champagne

Technical Coordination
Randall Finnerty
Luc Binette

Online editing
Serge Verreault

Sound Design
Sacha Ratcliffe

Music
Rebecca Foon

Musicians
Cello / Synthesizer
Rebecca Foon   

Drums / Bowed Cymbals
Jamie Thompson   

Bass Saxophone/ Alto Sax / French Horn / Contrabass Clarinet
Colin Stetson    

Music Recording – Breakglass Studios
David Smith

Music and Dialogue Recording – NFB
Geoffrey Mitchell

assisted by
Bernard Belley

Foley Recording
Luc Léger

Sound Mix
Jean Paul Vialard

Foley
Karla Baumgardner

assisted by
Roderick Thibeault

Credits
Mélanie Bouchard

Marketing
Karine Sévigny

assisted by
Jolène Lessard

Marketing coordinator – audiovisual & digital
Angel Trasgallo Carpio

Administration
Victoire-Émilie Bessette
Rosalina Di Sario
Dominique Forget
Stéphanie Lalonde

Producer
Jelena Popović

Executive Producer
Michael Fukushima



Press Relations

  • Nadine Viau
    NFB Publicist – Montreal
    C.: 514-458-9745
    n.viau@nfb.ca

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