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| 11 min

This short animation draws on advanced digital technologies to offer a new vision of dance in cinema. With motion capture (MoCap) and particle processing, designers Denis Poulin and Martine Époque create virtual dancers free of their morphological appearance. In this balletic and hypnotic film, dynamic traces carry the motion of the real dancers behind the on-screen movements. Addressing environmental themes by way of metaphor, CODA is a fused universe where space and time collide, deploy, and dissolve. In this technically and formally innovative film, luminous bodies in the infinite space of the cosmos transform and evolve to the rhythms of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.

  • directing
    Denis Poulin
    Martine Époque
  • producer
    René Chénier
    Marc Côté
  • executive producer
    René Chénier
    Marc Côté
    Martine Époque
    Denis Poulin
  • particles artist
    Vincent Fortin
  • technical director
    Pierre-Luc Boily
    François Painchaud
  • mocap operator
    Pierre-Luc Boily
    Mélissa Gouin Lachance
  • digital dance design
    Martine Époque
  • dance motion
    Martine Époque
    Frédérick Gravel
  • dancer
    Brianna Lombardo
    Robert Meilleur
    Frédérick Gravel
    Séverine Lombardo
  • music recording
    Manuel Marie
  • music editing
    Manuel Marie
  • sound design
    Benoît Dame
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • music mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • artistic adviser
    Philippe Baylaucq
    Janice Nadeau
    Oana Suteu
  • administrator
    Diane Régimbald
  • administrative team
    Diane Ayotte
    Karine Desmeules
    Michèle Labelle
  • marketing manager
    Geneviève Bérard
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
  • 3D producer
    Chantal Bédard
  • VFX supervisor
    Marc Côté
  • animator
    Heston L'Abbé
    Aulo Licinio
    Maxime Lepage
  • virtual camera
    Adam O'Brien
  • editing
    Martin Tremblay
    Philippe Desrosiers


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