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The Painting

Le tableau
Michèle Lemieux
2024 | 11 min 56 s
Animation on the Alexeïeff-Parker pinscreen

Poster


ONE-LINER & TWO-LINER


LONG SYNOPSIS


ALEXEÏEFF-PARKER PINSCREEN

Promo Clip


Excerpt


Images










Team


Michèle Lemieux
Writer, Animator and Director


Photo
Photo : Wolfgang Noethlichs




Christine Noël
Producer and Executive Producer (NFB)


Photo
Photo : Valérie Sangin




Julie Roy
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Valérie Sangin



Credits

Written, Animated and Directed by
Michèle Lemieux

Producers
Christine Noël
Julie Roy

Editing
Annie Jean

Sound Designer
Catherine Van Der Donckt

Original music and adaptation of “Mareta, mareta no’m faces plorar”
Robert Marcel Lepage

Sound Design Consultant
Benoît Dame

Vocal Soloist
Bronwyn Thies-Thompson

Voice
Annie Jean

Musicians

Baroque Guitar and Tambourine
Kerry Bursey

Cello
Sheila Hannigan

Viol
Pierre-Yves Martel

Violin
François Pilon

Sound Recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Re-recording Mixer
Jean Paul Vialard

Additional Animation Sequences
Nicolas Liguori

Graphic Designer
Réjean Myette

Infographics
Pascal Huynh
Alexandre Morin, ZABELLE Inc.

Traduction
Helge Dascher

Production Assistant
Pierre M. Trudeau

Art History Consultant
Alexandre Grégoire

Online Editing
Serge Verreault

Technical Coordinators
Lyne Lapointe
Jean-François Laprise
Mira Mailhot
Esther Viragh

Technical Directors
Pierre Plouffe
Eric Pouliot

Technical Specialist, Animation
Yannick Grandmont

Studio Coordinators
Michèle Labelle
Rose Mercier-Marcotte
Laetitia Seguin

Administrators
Karine Desmeules
Diane Régimbald

Senior Production Coordinators
Josiane Bernardin
Camila Blos
Nellie Carrier

Legal Counsel
Christian Pitchen

Rights Clearance Research
Sylvia Mezei

Marketing
Geneviève Bérard

Publicist
Nadine Viau

Inspired by the portrait Queen Mariana of Austria (1652–1653)
Painted by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Seville, 1599 – Madrid, 1660)
Oil on canvas
Height: 234.2 cm; Width: 132 cm
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain
© Photographic Archive Museo Nacional del Prado

Line Producers
Mylène Augustin
Mélanie Boudreau Blanchard
Anne-Marie Bousquet

Thanks to
Jacques Drouin
Annie Jean
Folimage
Angela Grauerholz
Olivier Calvert
David Shewan
Patrick Bouchard
Claude Cloutier
Theodore Ushev
Carlos Ferrand
Oana Suteu Khintirian

Special thank you
Wolfgang Noethlichs

The Painting
Animation Studio, French Program
National Film Board of Canada

© 2024 National Film Board of Canada



Press Relations

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

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