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Sérotonine Anonyme
Caroline Robert
2021 | 5 min/20 min
Interactive Animation Film, 2D Computer animation, Internet software

Awards and Festivals

  • Best Interactive Experience - All categoriesPrix Gémeaux (2022)

  • Official Selection FilmGate Miami (2021)

  • Winner - FWA of the DayTHE FWA AWARDS (2022)

  • Official Selection IDFA - Doc Lab (2021)

  • Best Online Original ExperiencePRIX NUMIX (2022)

  • Official SelectionLes sommets du cinéma d'animation (2022)

  • Honorable MentionThe Webby Awards (2022)

  • Official SelectionOttawa International Animation Festival (2022)

  • Honorable Mention AWWWARDS (2022)

  • Official Nominee Rockie Awards (2022)

  • Official SelectionOFFF (2022)

Trailer (16:9)

Trailer (4:5)

Promo Teaser

Trailer - Short

Clip #1

Clip #2

Clip #3

About the User Experience

Long Synopsis


Two Liner


Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience

Brainstream 2021 Image from the experience


Caroline Robert
Writer and Director

Photo : Caroline Robert

Vincent Morisset
Production Manager and Consultant to the Director

Photo : Vincent Morisset

Édouard Lanctôt-Benoit

Photo : Édouard Lanctot-Benoît

Mathieu Charbonneau
Music, Sound Design and Audio Supervision

Photo : Mathieu Charbonneau

Isabelle Repelin
Producer (NFB)

Photo : Valérie Sangin

Marie-Pier Gauthier
Producer (NFB)

Photo : NFB

Louis-Richard Tremblay
Executive Producer (NFB)

Photo : NFB


Created by the studio AATOAA
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada

Directed and Animated by
Caroline Robert (AATOAA)

Coded by
Édouard Lanctôt-Benoit (AATOAA)

Music, Sound Design and Audio Supervision
Mathieu Charbonneau

Production Manager and Consultant to the Director
Vincent Morisset (AATOAA)

Voice of D. and Little Sister
Sophie Shields-Rivard

Voice of the Obsessions
Caroline Robert

Written by
Caroline Robert

Monologue Writers/Consultants
Carl Bessette
Julianne Côté

Alix Gagnon

English Translation
J.C. Sutcliffe

Sound Mix Consultant
Bernard Gariépy Strobl

Assistant Sound Designer – English Monologue
Nataq Huault (Bande à part)

Editor – Trailer
Jules Saulnier



Marie-Pier Gauthier
Isabelle Repelin

Executive Producer
Louis-Richard Tremblay

Head of Production
Marie-Ève Babineau

Senior Production Coordinators
Stéphanie Quevillon
Véronique Tessier

Marie-Andrée Bonneau

Senior Production Coordinator – Administration
Isabelle Limoges

Production Coordinators – Administration
Isabelle Gatti
Evelyne Cortes Oquendo

Technology Director
Martin Viau

Information Technology
Sergiu Suciu

Interactive Media Coordinator
Caroline Fournier

Voice Recording
Geoff Mitchell

Technical Coordinator (post-production)
Mira Mailhot

Project Manager, Digital Production
Catherine Perreault

Editorial Manager
Valérie Darveau

Legal Services
Christian Pitchen

Marketing Manager
Laurianne Désormiers

Marketing Coordinator, Audiovisual & Digital
Angel Carpio

Marketing Coordinator
Éric Bondo

Social Media Strategists
Emilie Nguyen Ngoc
Hannah Martin

Community Managers
Alyssia Duval-Nguon
Melissa Sauvé

Press Relations
Jennifer Mair

Additional Music
“Les gens qui m’aiment”, Jimmy Hunt (2020)
with the kind collaboration of Bravo Musique


Special thanks

Thank you for your outside eye and precious advice,
Laura Nadeau
J-F Nadeau
my nephew, Ravenne Portail
Simone Stämpfli

Thank you for inspiring me,
all the young girls who agreed to answer my questions,
all the teenagers in my life and their parents.

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart,
my sisters, Fanny Morel and Sophie Robert
my nephew and niece, Louis and Sybille Morel
my parents, Chantal and Gérard Robert
my grandparents, Fernande and Aimé Robert

In memory of my grandmother Maïck (Yvonne Zulemanian), who loved classic French songs.
And in memory of my uncle Patou (Patrick Thomas), who loved the Rolling Stones.

Thank you to my drawing club, La Mine:
Joël Vaudreuil, Isabelle Brouillette, Stéphane Lafleur, François Turcotte, Caroline Lavergne, Maxime Veilleux, Catherine Leduc and Matthieu Beaumont

And thank you to my talented and inspiring friends of all ages and to the generous people around me, who, whether consciously or not, helped make this film a reality.
Laurence Simard-Émond, Jules, Guillaume, Renaud, Paul and Antoine Avril
Stéphanie Béliveau
Henry Bernadet
Stéphane Buellet
Gabriel Luciani and Pascal Brouard
Anne, Alice and Marc-André Chaput
Yann Dechatrette
Carole De Haro
Sophie Bisson, Olive and Thibaut Duverneix
Miryam Bouchard, Alice and PM Fortin
Daniel Sanche and Sarah Fortin
Chloé B. Fortin
Ludivine Jacquemier
Annie Jaimes
Philippe Lambert
Christina Maurey
Thea Metcalfe, Miro and Sean Michaels
Aymeric Morel
Claudette Raymond, Marie-Ève, Olivier, Jérémie, Antoine and Paul Morisset
Daniel and Martine Moussy
Julien Paget
Nathalie Loignon, Jeanne, Henri, Laure and Mathieu Pellerin
Raphaëlle Nadeau and Madeleine Péloquin
Jean-Michel Portail
Isabelle de Bie, Laurent, Pierre and Yves Renaud
Gustave, Laurier, Catherine D’Amour and Nicolas S. Roy
Annie Saint-Pierre
Mélanie Chabot, Victor and Nicolas Stämpfli
Monique Simard
Sophie Cadieux, Oscar and Mani Soleymanlou
Hugues Sweeney
Iris, Jessica and Brice Thomas
Josiane La Pouette Thomas
Sophie Galipeau, Eli, Sam and Dominic Turmel

Media Relations

  • About the NFB

    Founded in 1939, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a one-of-a-kind producer, co-producer and distributor of distinctive, engaging, relevant and innovative documentary and animated films. As a talent incubator, it is one of the world’s leading creative centres. The NFB has enabled Canadians to tell and hear each other’s stories for over eight decades, and its films are a reliable and accessible educational resource. The NFB is also recognized around the world for its expertise in preservation and conservation, and for its rich and vibrant collection of works, which form a pillar of Canada’s cultural heritage. To date, the NFB has produced more than 14,000 works, 6,500 of which can be streamed free of charge at nfb.ca. The NFB and its productions and co-productions have earned over 7,000 awards, including 11 Oscars and an Honorary Academy Award for overall excellence in cinema.

  • About AATOAA

    AATOAA (pronounced “à toi”, meaning “yours” but also “your turn” in French) is a Montreal-based studio dedicated to original productions. For over a decade, the small team — an internationally acclaimed dream squad — has been recasting how we experience the Internet, music videos, virtual reality, video games, album artwork and films. They’ve worked with Arcade Fire, Google, Sigur Ros, Red Bull and Skrillex. The studio has been awarded with an Emmy, the Art Directors Club Tomorrow Award, six Webbys and the FWA People’s Choice Award.