The Mountain of SGaana

Christopher Auchter
2017 | 10 min
In The Mountain of SGaana, Haida filmmaker Christopher Auchter spins a magical tale of a young man who is stolen away to the spirit world, and the young woman who rescues him. The film brilliantly combines traditional animation with formal elements of Haida art, and is based on a story inspired by a old Haida fable.

Awards and distinctions

  • Best Animated Short - Iron Giants Children’s Jury Prizes (ages 14+)
    Children's Film Festival, Seattle
  • Best Animated Film or Series for Young Audiences - Ages 6-12
    International Animation Festival, Ottawa