The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer

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9 min
Randall Lloyd Okita

WINNER - Best Canadian Short Film, Toronto International Film Festival
WINNER - Prix Format Court, Festival du Nouveau Cinema Montreal
WINNER - Best Experimental, New York Short Film Festival
Canada’s Top Ten Official Selection

This short animation presents the haunting story of two brothers who share the scars, though not the memories, of an untold history that has driven them to existential extremes. Combining high-speed camerawork, striking art direction and intricate animation sequences, acclaimed visual artist and filmmaker Randall Lloyd Okita crafts a poetic elegy to connectedness and survival.

Awards and distinctions

  • Award for the Best Cinematography International Shortfilm Festival - Interfilm - Berlin, 2015
  • Best Experimental LA Shorts Fest - Los Angeles, 2015
  • Best Experimental NY Shorts Fest - New York, 2015
  • Prix Format Court Festival du nouveau cinéma - Montréal, 2014
  • Best Canadian Short Film Award International Film Festival - Toronto, 2014