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Christopher change de nom

Christopher change de nom

| 6 min

Court métrage d’animation de la série Les petits conteurs. Tiré d'un livre, chaque film reprend un célèbre conte interculturel pour enfants. Dans cet épisode, Christopher déteste son nom et en change pour celui de Tiger. Puis, il en trouve un autre encore meilleur... Lorsqu'il a de la difficulté à encaisser le chèque que sa tante lui a donné pour son anniversaire, il comprend enfin combien son véritable nom est spécial!


Credits
  • direction
    Cilia Sawadogo
  • animation
    Cilia Sawadogo
  • animation assistant
    Vincent Gauthier
  • digital imaging
    Gisèle Boileau
  • digital imaging specialist
    Marie-Nicole Tremblay
    Pierre Plouffe
    Normand Gauthier
  • None
    Claude Dionne
  • narrator
    Maka Kotto
  • editing
    Phyllis Lewis
  • sound editing
    Leopoldo Gutierrez
    André Chaput
  • original music
    Chris Crilly
  • musician
    Patrick Vetter
    Jabjab
  • rapper
    Kooks
  • sound effects creation
    Stéphane Cadotte
    Ariane Picher
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • post-sync effects recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • sound mixer
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • post-production coordination
    Éric Barbeau
    Richard Lesage
  • administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Marina Trambas
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
    Isobel Marks
  • producer
    Tamara Lynch

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Education

Ages 5 to 9

Diversity - Identity
English Language Arts - CanLit
Health/Personal Development - Identity

In this animated short film, Christopher finds his name is too common, so he changes it again and again until it causes him a problem at the bank. Everyone has second thoughts about their name at times and this film will be followed by a lively discussion and activities regarding how students feel about their names. Do you know the reason you were given your name? If you could change your name, what would you choose and why? Do you think a person’s name should be chosen by their parents? Why or why not?

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