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The Flying Sailor

Le matelot volant
Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
2022 | 7 min 45 s
2D and 3D animation

Awards and Festivals

  • Official SelectionAnnecy International Animation Film Festival, France (2022)

  • Official SelectionToronto International Film Festival, Canada (2022)

  • Official SelectionCalgary International Film Festival, Canada (2022)

  • Official SelectionEdmonton International Film Festival, Canada (2022)

Trailer


Poster


Teaser text


Long Synopsis


Q&A with Wendy and Amanda

Excerpt



Images


Main character: The sailor

Two boats colliding

Explosion in the harbour

The flying sailor

The sailor as a baby (a childhood memory)

The sailor getting punched in the face (an adult memory)

Team


Wendy Tilby
Writer, Director and Animator


Photo
Photo : Amanda Forbis




Amanda Forbis
Writer, Director and Animator


Photo
Photo : Wendy Tilby




David Christensen
Producer/Executive Producer (NFB)


Photo
Photo : NFB



Credits

A Film By
Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby

Original Music & Sound Design
Luigi Allemano

3D Modeling & Animation
William J Dyer

Additional 2D Animation
Anna Bron

Compositing Artist
Nicolas Mermet

Additional Effects
Jon Jon Atienza
Zane Kozak  

Online Editing
Serge Verreault

Titles
Alain Ostiguy

Foley Artist
Andy Malcolm

Foley Mix & Editing
Chelsea Body

Foley recorded at Footsteps Post-Production Sound Inc.

Music Recording & Mix
Geoffrey Mitchell

Assisted by
Bernard Belley

Final Mix
Jean Paul Vialard

Piano
John Sadowy

Violins
Lizann Gervais
Dominic Guilbault
Chantal Bergeron
Madeleine Messier
Annie Guenette
Chloé Chabanole

Violas
Elvira Misbakhova
Madeleine Messier
Bojana Milinov

Cellos
Sheila Hannigan
Alain Aubut
Carla Antoun

Bass
Adrian Vedady

Flute and Piccolo
Jeffrey Stonehouse

Clarinet and Bass Clarinet
Lori Freedman

French Horns
Louis-Philippe Marsolais
Alice Lane Lépine

Trombone, Euphonium, and Ukulele
Luigi Allemano

Technical Coordinators
Luc Binette
Albert Kurian

Digital Imaging Consultant
Eloi Champagne

Production Coordinator
Jessica Smith

Production Supervisor
Esther Viragh

Administrators
Bree Beach
Devon Supeene

Studio Operations Manager
Darin Clausen

Marketing Manager
Judith Lessard-Bérubé

Marketing Coordinator
Jolène Lessard

Publicists
Nadine Viau
Katja De Bock

Legal Counsel
Peter Kallianiotis

Producer & Executive Producer
David Christensen

A National Film Board of Canada production

 



Press Relations

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

  • About the NFB

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a leader in exploring animation as an artform, a storytelling medium and innovative content for emerging platforms. It produces trailblazing animated works both in its Montreal studios and across  the country, and it works with many of the world’s leading creators on international co-productions. NFB productions have won more than 7,000 awards, including seven Oscars for NFB animation and seven grand prizes at the Annecy festival. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.