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The Mountain of SGaana

Christopher Auchter
2017 | 10 min 02 s

Selections and Awards

  • Best Animated Film or Series Award (Young Audiences - Ages 6-12)Ottawa International Animation Festival 2017

  • Official SelectionImagineNATIVE 2017

  • Official SelectionVancouver International Film Festival 2017

  • Official SelectionCalifornia's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival 2017

  • Official SelectionTIFF Kids International Film Festival 2018

  • Official Selection - Indigenous AwardYorkton Film Festival 2018

Synopsis


Long Synopsis


About the Haida

Trailer


CLIP 1


CLIP 2


CLIP 3



Q&A with Christopher Auchter

Images








Promotional Materials

Team


Christopher Auchter
Writer / Director


Photo
Photo : Anita Alberto




Shirley Vercruysse
Producer, Executive Producer


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Photo : Emily Cooper




Teri Snelgrove
Associate Producer


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Photo : Emily Cooper




Michael Fukushima
Executive Producer


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Credits

THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA PRESENTS

THE MOUNTAIN OF SGAANA

DIRECTED BY
CHRISTOPHER AUCHTER

WRITTEN BY
CHRISTOPHER AUCHTER & ANNIE REID

PRODUCER
SHIRLEY VERCRUYSSE

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
TERI SNELGROVE

COMPOSER
DANIEL JANKE

SOUND DESIGN AND RE-RECORDING MIXER
CHRIS MCLAREN

ANIMATION
CHRISTOPHER AUCHTER
TARA BARKER
MARCO LI
SITJI CHOU

VFX ARTIST
RUSSELL HEYMAN

COMPOSITOR, VFX AND AFTER EFFECTS ANIMATION
MICHAEL MANN

VFX ASSISTANT
DANIEL LARG

RIGGERS
TARA BARKER
SHAWNA MAUCHLINE
AMANDA MAUCHLINE

BACKGROUNDS
CHRISTOPHER AUCHTER
SITJI CHOU
LOU PAPA
CHARACTER DESIGN
CHRISTOPHER AUCHTER

RENDERER
MELANIE LE TUQUYEN

3D RENDERING AND PRINTING
3DPHACKTORY

3D SCULPTOR
JC CAPPELLETTI

SINGER
NIKITA TOYA AUCHTER

VOICES
KEVIN LORING AS THE SKIPPER AND THE BEING
DEVERY JACOBS AS KUUGA KUNS

MUSICIANS
LONNIE POWELL
OLIVIER DE COLOMBEL
HUGH MARSH

SOUND MIX FACILITY
THE SOUND KITCHEN

NFB ANIMATION STUDIO
MARAL MOHAMMADIAN
JELENA POPOVIC
ELOI CHAMPAGNE
VICTOIRE-EMILIE BESSETTE
ROSALINA DI SARIO

NFB BC & YUKON STUDIO
STUDIO DE LA COLOMBIE-BRITANNIQUE ET DU YUKON DE L’ONF

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
JENNIFER ROWORTH

STUDIO ADMINISTRATOR
CARLA JONES

TECHNICAL COORDINATOR
WES MACHNIKOWSKI

PRODUCTION COORDINATORS
KATHLEEN JAYME
JUSTIN MAH
KRISTYN STILLING

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
SHIRLEY VERCRUYSSE
MICHAEL FUKUSHIMA



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.