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The Flying Sailor

The Flying Sailor

| 7 min

The NFB’s 77th Oscar®-nominated film.

Two ships collide in a harbour, an explosion shatters a city, and a sailor is blasted skyward. With ears ringing, blood pulsing and guts heaving, he soars high above the mayhem and towards the great unknown. A bold blend of comedy, suspense and philosophy, The Flying Sailor is an exhilarating contemplation of the wonder and fragility of existence.

  • director
    Amanda Forbis
    Wendy Tilby
  • writing
    Amanda Forbis
    Wendy Tilby
  • original music
    Luigi Allemano
  • sound design
    Luigi Allemano
  • 3D modeling
    William J. Dyer
  • animation
    William J. Dyer
  • additional 2D animation
    Anna Bron
  • compositing artist
    Nicolas Mermet
  • additional effects
    Jon-Jon Atienza
    Zane Kozak
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • titles
    Alain Ostiguy
  • foley artist
    Andy Malcolm
  • foley mix
    Chelsea Body
  • editing
    Chelsea Body
  • foley recording
    Footsteps Post-Production Sound
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music mix
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music recording - assistance
    Bernard Belley
  • final mix
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • musician
    John Sadowy
    Lyzann Gervais
    Dominic Guilbault
    Chantal Bergeron
    Madeleine Messier
    Annie Guénette
    Chloé Chabanole
    Elvira Misbakhova
    Bojana Milinov
    Sheila Hannigan
    Alain Aubut
    Carla Antoun
    Adrian Vedady
    Jeffrey Stonehouse
    Lori Freedman
    Louis-Philippe Marsolais
    Alice Lane Lépine
    Luigi Allemano
  • technical coordinator
    Luc Binette
    Albert Kurian
  • digital imaging consultant
    Éloi Champagne
  • production coordinator
    Jessica Smith
  • production supervisor
    Esther Viragh
  • administrator
    Bree Beach
    Devon Supeene
  • studio operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • marketing manager
    Judith Lessard-Bérubé
  • marketing coordinator
    Jolène Lessard
  • publicist
    Nadine Viau
    Katja De Bock
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • producer
    David Christensen
  • executive producer
    David Christensen


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