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Hairy Legs

Andrea Dorfman
2024 | 16 min 56 s
2D drawn, painted animation, stop-motion
English

Poster


Long synopsis


One-liner


DESCRIPTION OF ANIMATION TECHNIQUE


Interview with Andrea Dorfman

Excerpts

Excerpt 1 - Andrea and her friend decide to shave their legs.


Excerpt 2 - Adulthood is perplexing to kids.


Excerpt 3 - Andrea learns about feminism.



Images


Andrea as a young girl.

Andrea rides her bike in the summer.

Time to start shaving.

Andrea’s hairy legs.

Andrea’s friend Christina wants to shave her legs.

Andrea and her friends at school.

Students in a university class.

Andrea at a feminist rally.

Shaving legs in the bathtub.

Team


Andrea Dorfman
Director


Photo
Photo : Fannie-Laurence Dubé-Dupuis




Liz Cowie
Producer


Photo
Photo : Liz Cowie




Rohan Fernando
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : ©2021 Meghan Tansey Whitton




Nathalie Cloutier
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Valérie Sangin




Annette Clarke
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Dave Howells



Credits

Written, Directed, Animated and Narrated by
ANDREA DORFMAN

Story Consultant
JENNIFER DEYELL

Producers
LIZ COWIE
ROHAN FERNANDO

Sound Design by
SACHA RATCLIFFE

Original Music by
DANIEL LEDWELL

Musicians
JOSHUA VAN TASSEL – drums, percussion
KYLE CUNJAK – upright bass
KINLEY DOWLING – violin, viola

Online Editor and Compositing
SERGE VERREAULT

Additional Compositing
CHRISTOPHER MACINTOSH

Closing Credit Design
MÉLANIE BOUCHARD

Digital Editing Technicians
PIERRE DUPONT
ALBERT KURIAN
PATRICK TRAHAN

Re-recording
SHELLEY CRAIG

Foley Artist
KARLA BAUMGARDNER

Foley Recording
GEOFFREY MITCHELL

Narration Recording
MATT LEDERMAN

Sound Technician
BERNARD BELLEY

Production Supervisor
ROZ POWER

Technical Coordinators
DANIEL LORD
CHRISTOPHER MACINTOSH

Senior Production Coordinators
ANNA MACLEAN
SARAH MACLEOD

Studio Administrator
LESLIE ANNE POYNTZ

Marketing Manager
JAMIE HAMMOND

Publicist
OSAS EWEKA-SMITH

Legal Council
PETER KALLIANIOTIS

Executive Producers
NATHALIE CLOUTIER
ROHAN FERNANDO
ANNETTE CLARKE

Thank You
AGLENNCO
KATE AUSTIN
FRED CASIA
MARCIA CONNOLLY
MEREDITH DAULT
DENYSE DORFMAN
MICHAEL DORFMAN
GILLIAN FRISE
DAVE HAYDEN
ANNE KOIZUMI
COLIN MACKENZIE
LISA MORSE
JASMINE OORE
JESSE RIVIERE
TAMARA SEGURA
KYLE SHAW
TERI SNELGROVE
CHRISTINA VOLGYESI

Writers Guild of Canada
Directors Guild of Canada – Maritimes
Canadian Federation of Musicians
ACTRA Maritimes

NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA
EASTERN DOCUMENTARY UNIT

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