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Short Films in Competition

Angakuksajaujuq
The Shaman's Apprentice

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A young shaman must face her first test: a trip underground to visit Kannaaluk, The One Below, who holds the answers to why a community member has become ill.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Angakuksajaujuq

    Directed by: Zacharias KUNUK

    Country: Canada

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 20 min 50 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Zacharias KUNUK

    Production: Neil CHRISTOPHER, Zacharias KUNUK, TAQQUT PRODUCTIONS INC., Nadia MIKE, ISUMA, Jonathan FRANTZ

    Distribution: ISUMA, Jonathan FRANTZ

    Artistic direction: Nikki Woolsey

    Script: Zacharias Kunuk, Jonathan Frantz

    Storyboard: Leslie Pulsifer, Lisa Wang

    Music: Beatrice Deer

    Sound: Michael Carlucci

    Voice: Madeline Ivalu, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Jacky Qrunnut