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The Brainwashers

The Brainwashers

| 12 min

In this animated short, two chimney sweepers clear all the memories from their victim's brain in a quest to determine what goes on in a man's head. A chilling film filled with fearsome puppets inhabiting a world of strange objects.

  • direction
    Patrick Bouchard
  • script
    Martin Rodolphe Villeneuve
  • pre-shoot assistant
    Dominick Bédard
  • set design
    Marcel Mercier
  • set design - assistance
    Kristine Girard
  • costumes
    Jacynthe Dallaire
  • digital imaging resources
    Normand Gauthier
    Pierre Plouffe
  • editing
    Denis Lavoie
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
  • original music
    Jean-Pierre Bouchard
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley assistant
    Alexis Farand
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • laboratory
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • administration
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • administrative team
    Diane Champagne
    Diane Martindale
    Diane Régimbald
  • marketing officer
    Julie Roy
  • assistant to the producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • associate producer
    Alain Corneau
    Martine Larouche
  • producer
    Marcel Jean


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