The Energy Carol

The Energy Carol

                                The Energy Carol
| 10 min

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This animated short borrows A Christmas Carol’s storyline to sketch a satirical exposé on energy waste and conservation. In this version, Ebenezer "Stooge", a power company CEO, has a bold motto: to waste is to grow. After his midnight meeting with the spirits of Energy Past, Present and Future, however, that motto is up for thorough review.

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The Energy Carol, Les Drew, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Les Drew
  • script
    Les Drew
  • producer
    Sidney Goldsmith
  • executive producer
    Wolf Koenig
  • animation camera
    Jacques Avoine
    Richard Moras
    Simon Leblanc
    Serge Langlois
  • sound editing
    Gloria Demers
  • animation
    Pino Van Lamsweerde
    Bob Browning
    John Weldon
    Robert Doucet
    Blake James
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
  • voice
    Grant Munro
    Gerald Budner
    George Geertsen
    Don Arioli

  • Mathew Brown

    This is by far one of me and my girlfriends favourite things to watch at Christmas time! Doesn't get better than this! Love the analog synth music during the ghost sequences! The art is amazing

    Mathew Brown, 25 Dec 2021

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