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The Hangman at Home – Film

Michelle and Uri Kranot
2021 | 14 min
Hand painted animation

Selections and Awards

  • Golden Dragon Grand Prize for Best Film, International Shorts CompetitionKrakow Film Festival (2021)

  • Special MentionSupertoon International Animation and Comics Festival, Croatia (2021)

  • Official SelectionLA Shorts International Film Festival, U.S.A, 2021

  • Official Selection, International competitionAnibar Animation Festival, Kosovo (2021)

  • Official Selection, International Competition Countryside Animafest, Cyprus (2021)

  • Official SelectionImaginaria Animated Film Festival, Italy (2021)

  • Official SelectionLinoleum Animation Festival, Ukraine (2021)

  • Official SelectionValladolid International Film Festival, Spain (2021)

  • Official Selection Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival, Canada (2021)

  • Best Original Score Award London International Animation Festival, United Kingdom (2021)

  • Critics' Syndicate Jury Prize - Prix du jury Syndicat de la critiquePIAFF, Paris International Animation Film Festival (2022)

  • Nominee for Canadian Screen Awards, Best Animated Short CategoryCanadian Screen Awards, Toronto, Canada (2022)

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Promotional Materials - Poster



Michelle and Uri Kranot

Photo : Adam Kranot

Lana Tankosa Nikolic
Producer (Late Love Production)

Photo : Late Love Production

Avi Amar
Producer (Floréal Films)

Photo : Miguel Bueno

Katayoun Dibamehr
Producer (Floréal Films)

Photo : Ulysse Del Drago

Emmanuel-Alain Raynal
Producer (Miyu Productions)

Photo : Miyu Productions

Pierre Baussaron
Producer (Miyu Productions)

Photo : Miyu Productions

Marc Bertrand
Producer (NFB)

Photo : Stephan Ballard

Julie Roy
Executive Producer (NFB)



Written, Directed, Designed and Edited by
Michelle & Uri Kranot

Michelle Kranot

Technical Director
Morten Andersen

Michelle Kranot
Uri Kranot
Juliette Viger
Mohammad Babakouhiashrafi
Fabien Corre
Morten Andersen

Morten Andersen
Uri Kranot

Original Music
Uri Kranot

Musical Arrangements, Recording and Mix
Thomas Richard Christensen

Performed by
Jody Ghani Nordby
Thomas Richard Christensen
Uri Kranot

Additional Music
Concerto n*2 pour Piano by Sergueï Rachmaninov
Arranged by
Pierre Yves Drapeau

Pierre Benoit

Sound Design
Pierre Yves Drapeau

Lise Wedlock

Foley Assistant
Thomas Garant

Foley Recording
Geoffrey Mitchell
Luc Léger

Jean Paul Vialard


Late Love Production Team

Editing Consultant
Luis Cook

Line Producers
Michelle Kranot

Production Assistant
Kristina Sletting Jensen

Mikkel Battefeld

Set Technician
Karsten Nisbeth

Set Dressing
Lana Tankosa Nikolic


Miyu Productions Team

Production Director
Tanguy Olivier

Chief Financial Officer
Cyril Smet

Production Manager
Pierre Boivin

Studio Manager
Christian Serres

Administrative Assistant
David Dos Santos

Marketing Manager Miyu Distribution
Luce Grosjean


Floréal Films Team

Production Manager
Joanne Rakotoarisoa

Production Assistant
Thibault De Torcy


National Film Board of Canada Team

Technical Director
Eric Pouliot

Technical Specialist – Animation
Yannick Grandmont

Technical Coordinators
Jean-François Laprise
Mira Mailhot

Cynthia Ouellet

Online Editor
Serge Verreault

Studio Coordinators
Laetitia Seguin
Michèle Labelle

Karine Desmeules
Diane Régimbald

Senior Production Coordinator
Camila Blos

Line Producers
Anne-Marie Bousquet
Mylène Augustin

Marketing Manager
Geneviève Bérard

Lana Tankosa Nikolic
Emmanuel-Alain Raynal
Pierre Baussaron
Katayoun Dibamehr
Avi Amar
Marc Bertrand

Executive producer
Julie Roy

Produced with the support of
Danish Film Institute by Film Commissioner
Cecilia Lidin

West Danish Film Fund
CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée)
Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, in partnership with CNC

In association with
TinDrum Productions
The Animation Workshop

Thanks to
Carl Sandburg Estate / John Steichen and Paula Steichen Polega
Marieke Breyne, Morten Thorning, Zelimir Nikolic, Anita Videnovic, Jonas Petri Megyessi, Solveig Højer Jensen, Emil Kranot, Adam Kranot, Sara Topsøe Jensen, Sarah John, Philip Piaget, Tim Leborgne, Michelle Nardone, Per Kristensen, Lone Thaarup Nielsen, Svend Ghani Nordby, Hassan Mohammad Omar, Thomas Ahlmark, Matt Edwards, Søren Berg Nørbæk, Milan Grajetzki, The Open Workshop, József Fülöp, Moholy-Nagy School of Art And Design, Emmanuel Feulié, Agnès Paratte, Frederic Cros, Sophie Hahne, Marie-Pierre Journet, Arnaud Mathieu, Emmanuelle Miquet, Alexis Pecharman, Jean-Louis Rizet, Jakob Kirstein Høgel, Mette Elmgaard, Ane Mandrup and Simon Løvind.

Press Relations

  • Nadine Viau
    NFB Publicist – Montreal
    C.: 514-458-9745

  • About Late Love Production

    Late Love Production is an animation studio based in Viborg, Denmark, owned by producer Lana Tankosa Nikolic. It produces art-house animation, documentaries, shorts, features and VR experiences, developing intelligent, high-quality auteur projects that challenge audiences. Late Love Production co-produces with organizations in France, Canada, the UK and Germany, and has had projects financed and supported by the Danish Film Institute and the West Danish Film Fund. Lana has worked with directors such as Michelle and Uri Kranot, Paul Bush and Martina Scarpelli.

  • About Floréal Films

    Founded in 2014, Floréal Films is an independent production company based in Paris whose mission is to discover filmmakers with a desire to express themselves through their craft. Their aim is to establish lasting relationships with an emerging generation of talent, accompanying them at every step and coming up with tailor-made production strategies for both traditional filmmaking and new forms of storytelling.

  • About Miyu Productions

    Founded in May 2009 by Emmanuel-Alain Raynal, Miyu Productions is an audiovisual and film production company that specializes in animation, producing shorts, series and features. Pierre Baussaron joined the company in 2015.

    Through its artistic vision and commitment, Miyu Productions has established itself as an uncompromising animation studio over the years, creating animated shorts and feature films that stand out in the contemporary production landscape. Several of its films have gained recognition and received awards at the most prestigious festivals, including Flora Anna Buda’s 27, winner of the short film Palme d’Or and Cristal awards at the 2023 Cannes and Annecy festivals, and Chiara Malta and Sébastien Laudenbach’s Chicken for Linda!, winner of the Annecy Cristal for features in 2023. The company won the Film Français magazine Animation Trophy in 2019 and received the PROCIREP French Animation Producer Award in 2022.

    Miyu Productions is currently developing a portfolio of a dozen feature films, 20 shorts and several audiovisual series and stand-alone works, and has four production studios in France, located in Paris, Valence, Angoulême and Marseille, as well as a studio slated to open soon in Brussels, Belgium.


  • About TinDrum

    TinDrum is a research and development studio founded by Michelle and Uri Kranot.


  • About the NFB

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is one of the world’s leading digital content hubs, creating groundbreaking interactive documentaries and animation, mobile content, installations and participatory experiences. NFB interactive productions and digital platforms have won over 100 awards, including 21 Webbys. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.