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In the Shallows

En surface
Arash Akhgari
2024 | 4 min.
Ink and Paint Animation, Collages
No dialogue

Awards and Festivals

  • Official Selection – Canadian CompetitionSommets du cinéma d'animation, Montréal, Canada (2024)

  • Official Selection – Non-Narrative Short Film CompetitionOttawa International Animation Festival, Canada (2024)


ONE AND TWO LINERS


ABOUT THE ANIMATION TECHNIQUE

Promotional Clip


Poster

Images


Image from the film - Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Image from the film - Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Image from the film - Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Image from the film - Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Team


Arash Akhgari
Director


Photo
Photo : Sahand Minaei




Jelena Popović
Producer


Photo
Photo : Stéphan Ballard




Rob McLaughlin
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Emily Cooper



Credits

Written, directed and animated by
ARASH AKHGARI

Music
GUIDO DEL FABBRO

Sound Design
CATHERINE VAN DER DONCKT
BENOÎT DAME

Foley
STÉPHANE CADOTTE

Foley Recording and Music Mix
LUC LÉGER

Re-Recording
GEOFFREY MITCHELL

Technical Directors
MATHIEU TREMBLAY
ELOI CHAMPAGNE

Technical Animation Support
ALEXANDRE ROY
JOHANNE STE-MARIE

Technical Coordinator
LUC BINETTE

Editor
ARASH AKHGARI

Online Editor
SERGE VERREAULT

Titles and Credits
ALAIN OSTIGUY

Producer
JELENA POPOVIĆ

Executive Producer
ROBERT MCLAUGHLIN

Line Producer
LAETITIA SEGUIN

Senior Production Coordinator
DOMINIQUE FORGET

Studio Operations Manager
CAMILLE FILLION

Studio Administrator
VICTORIA ANGELL

Marketing
GENEVIÈVE BÉRARD
JULIE FORTIN

Publicist
NADINE VIAU

Thanks
ZOHREH KHODAPARAST
MEHDI SHARAFI
SAGI COHEN
KEYVAN MAHJOOR
EVA CVIJANOVIĆ
DONALD MCWILLIAMS
THOMAS CORRIVEAU
PARISSA MOHIT
MARAL MOHAMMADIAN

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada ©2024



Media Relations

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

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