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Two Apples

Un gage d'amour
Bahram Javahery
2023 | 9 min 21 s
Stop-motion animation
No dialogue

Awards and Festivals

  • Official Selection - Films for Children Competition (Age 15+)Animafest Zagreb, Croatia (2023)

  • Official SelectionLes sommets du cinéma d'animation, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionFIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionCinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionVancouver International Film Festival, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionVancouver Asian Film Festival, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionNew York City Short Film Festival, U.S.A. (2023)


ONE AND TWO LINERS


ABOUT ANIMATION TECHNIQUE


INTERVIEW WITH THE FILMMAKER

Poster

Excerpts

Thinking of Home


Farewell



Images


Director Bahram Jahavery uses the play of light and shadow to fashion a sense of fluid movement featured in Two Apples. Image from the film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Director Bahram Jahavery uses the play of light and shadow to fashion a sense of fluid movement featured in Two Apples. Image from the film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Director Bahram Jahavery uses the play of light and shadow to fashion a sense of fluid movement featured in Two Apples. Image from the film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Director Bahram Jahavery uses the play of light and shadow to fashion a sense of fluid movement featured in Two Apples. Image from the film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Director Bahram Jahavery uses the play of light and shadow to fashion a sense of fluid movement featured in Two Apples. Image from the film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Two Apple's director Bahram Jahavery used these 3D models of the characters to create 2D animation. Each frame was then projected and carved into a slab of clay. Image from the film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

Bahram Javahery, behind the scenes of Two Apples, working on the character designs. Behind the scenes image – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.


Bahram Javahery
Director


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Photo : Yanina Sky




Teri Snelgrove
Producer


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Photo : Emily Cooper




Shirley Vercruysse
Producer, Executive Producer


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Photo : Emily Cooper




Michael Fukushima
Executive Producer (NFB)


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Photo : David Fine



Credits

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
Bahram Javahery

ANIMATION BY
Bahram Javahery

PRODUCERS
Teri Snelgrove
Shirley Vercruysse

LINE PRODUCER
Jennifer Roworth

COMPOSERS
Hossein Zoleikhapour
Zhovan Zoleikhapour

SOUND DESIGNER
Eva Madden

EDITOR
Bec Cranswick

STORY EDITOR
Camyar Chaichian

ANIMATION COMPOSITOR
Alvaro Bataller

ANIMATIC RIGGER
Maliheh Shirzad

ANIMATIC 3D MODELER
Afshin Sabouki

CONSULTANT/ANIMATIC EDITOR
Ann Marie Fleming

MUSICIANS
Zhovan Zoleikhapour
Hossein Zoleikhapour
Jamal Salavati
Mohammad Mehraban

FEMALE VOICE
Parmiss Sehat

MALE VOICE
Camyar Chaichian

RE-RECORDING MIXER
Chris Mcintosh

COLOURIST
Denis Pilon

TECHNICAL COORDINATOR
Wes Machnikowski

SR. PRODUCTION COORDINATORS
Nicolas Ayerbe Barona
Nathan Conchie

THANK YOU
Ronak Nasri
Sana Javahery
Jas Calcitas

MARKETING MANAGER
Kay Rondonneau

MARKETING COORDINATOR
Julie Fortin

PUBLICIST
Katja De Bock

STUDIO ADMINISTRATOR
Carla Jones

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Shirley Vercruysse
Michael Fukushima

© 2023 National Film Board of Canada



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