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Date:
Jun-Jul 2012
Film/Project:
The Horse Latitudes
Type/length:
Drama/Short
Producer(s):
Antler Films
Writer/Director:
Duncan McDowall
Our Role(s):
Camera Tracking, Rotoscoping, Depth Grading, synthetic fog/mist generation.
Details:
Philly is deeply troubled by the fact that his mother recently sent his older brother Morris to live at a mental health facility. While wandering about on a day that he decides to skip school, Philly learns of one particular historical incident that sheds new light on his brother's and mother's predicament. The Horse Latitudes is a psychological drama that probes popular perceptions of "conformity" and "freedom", and asks what it takes to be functional. The script won the 2010 Grand Prix Run for Your Script scriptwriting contest and the film screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in the south of France.
Extras:
Visual Effects Breakdowns! | IMDB
Selections/ Awards:
 
Date:
Sep-Dec 2011
Film/Project:
Joanna Makes a Friend
Type/length:
Short/16 minutes
Producer(s):
Broken Mirror Films
Our Role(s):
Visual Effects, Stop Motion Animation, Motion/Camera Tracking, Rig/Wire Removal, Compositing. Received a Leo award nomination for the visual effects.
Details:
Joanna follows the brilliant scheming of a lonely nine-year-old girl (played by Vancouver actress Dalila Bela) who takes her ex-VCR-repairman father’s advice quite literally when he instructs her to just “go make a friend.” Using his discarded repair parts, she builds a robot that might share her somewhat antisocial propensity for H.P. Lovecraft novels. Official selections in the 2011 Whistler Film Festival, 2012 Yorkton Film Festival. Winner of the Audience Choice at 2012 Victoria International Film Festival & TIFF for kids 2012. Chosen & screened at the 65th (2012) Cannes Film Festival in France.
Extras:
Visual Effects Breakdowns! | Website | IMDB
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