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GYMNASIA (Preview Demonstration)

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A glimpse into the film's early stages of production. In an abandoned gymnasium, childhood memories are resurfacing. Through virtual reality, stop motion animation puppets take you through a vivid dream. Dive further into the process with a panel presented by the National Film Board, Clyde Henry Productions and Felix & Paul Studios.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: GYMNASIA (Preview Demonstration)

    Directed by: Chris LAVIS, Maciek SZCZERBOWSKI

    Country: Canada

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 02 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Animated objects, Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Chris LAVIS, Maciek SZCZERBOWSKI

    Production: NFB (ONF) - NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA, Dana DANSEREAU, FELIX & PAUL STUDIOS, Stephane RITUIT

    Distribution: NFB (ONF) - NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA, Dana DANSEREAU, FELIX & PAUL STUDIOS, Stephane RITUIT

    Artistic direction: Brigitte Henry

    Script: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski

    Storyboard: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski

    Sets: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski

    Animation: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski

    Camera: Felix & Paul Studios

    Compositing: Felix & Paul Studios

    Music: Patrick Watson

    Sound: Jean-Pascal Beaudoin

    Editing: Felix & Paul Studios