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Écartez-vous des portes... Ce court métrage, hybride surréel d’animation image par image et 2D, est l’histoire d’un rêve à propos d’un train inspiré par le son trouvé d’une voiture du métro de Toronto.

Ce film a été produit dans le cadre du Hothouse 11, stage de formation offert aux cinéastes de la relève par le Studio d’animation de Montréal.

  • script
    Curtis Horsburgh
  • direction
    Curtis Horsburgh
  • animation
    Curtis Horsburgh
  • mentoring director
    Malcolm Sutherland
  • editor
    Oana Suteu Khintirian
  • sound designer
    Luigi Allemano
  • None
    Élise Simard
  • technical director
    Éloi Champagne
  • technical coordinator, animation
    Randall Finnerty
  • computer graphic artist
    Simon Cottee
  • technical coordination
    Steve Hallé
  • sound effects creation
    Karla Baumgardner
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • sound mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • administration
    Rosalina Di Sario
    Dominique Forget
    Stéphanie Lalonde
  • associate producer
    Teri Snelgrove
    Jon Montes
  • producer
    Maral Mohammadian
  • executive producer
    Michael Fukushima


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Ages 9 to 14

Arts Education - Art
Arts Education - Visual Arts
Media Education - Film Animation


  • What were the different styles of animation used in this film?
    • The film is a hybrid of 2D animation and stop-motion; this question can be used as a jumping-off point for discussion of how different artistic mediums can be combined.
  • Can you identify the sounds used in the film?
    • This film uses sounds recorded from the environment. Use this to have your students pay closer attention and find interesting sounds in their own everyday spaces.
  • Found Sound
    • Have your students select a few areas in which they can record various sounds as they happen (e.g., in a kitchen, a playground, etc.). These sounds can be used as a backdrop for simple animation. Allow the students to combine the various artistic mediums they are acquainted with.

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