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From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning

From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning

| 5 min

Propelled by Claude Cloutier’s signature drawing style and absurdist humour, this animated short offers an overview of the evolution of life on Earth from rock to human, with some surprising twists in between.


Credits
  • direction
    Claude Cloutier
  • script
    Claude Cloutier
  • animation
    Claude Cloutier
  • director of computer graphics
    Pierre Plouffe
  • editing
    Sophie Leblond
  • music
    Pierre Desrochers
  • music - interpretation
    L'Ensemble Cinématique
  • computer graphics
    René Fontaine
  • computer graphics - assistance
    Pascal Depocas
  • digitizing
    Pascal Larouche
    Brigitte Morin
  • image compositing
    Pierre Plouffe
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music recording - assistance
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • administration
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • administration assistant
    Louisette Goyette
    Diane Régimbald
  • marketing officer
    Michèle Bélanger
  • assistant to the producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • associate producer
    Marc Bertrand
  • producer
    Thérèse Descary
    Marcel Jean
    Jean-Jacques Leduc

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Education

Ages 13 to 17

Science - Biology
Science - Life Systems/Ecology

This animated film explores humanity’s family tree and takes an ironic attitude in explaining evolution. From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning is an initiation to Darwinism and the origin of species through natural selection. What is the struggle for survival? Species survive if they can adapt. It is species that survive, not individuals. Life preserves and transforms information over time.

From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning
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