Christopher Changes His Name

This animated short for children tells the story of Christopher, a little boy who didn't want to be called Christopher anymore. Such a common name! When Aunty Gail from Trinidad tells him a story about a Tiger, Christopher changes his name to Tiger. But then he finds a better name. When he has trouble cashing a birthday cheque, he realizes maybe he should stick with his original name... or maybe not?

Part of the Talespinners collection, which uses vibrant animation to bring popular children’s stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen.

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Credits

director
Cilia Sawadogo
animator
Cilia Sawadogo
digital imaging specialist
Marie-Nicole Tremblay
Pierre Plouffe
Normand Gauthier
storyteller
Itah Sadu
picture editor
Phyllis Lewis
sound editor
Leopoldo Gutierrez
original music
Chris Crilly
foley artist
Stéphane Cadotte
Ariane Picher
re-recording
Jean Paul Vialard
executive producer
David Verrall
Isobel Marks
producer
Tamara Lynch