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The Garden of Ecos

The Garden of Ecos

| 10 min

In this animated short, animals and plants are living peacefully together in a large garden until predators attack and ravage their habitat, stealing food and destroying plants. This creates an imbalance that leads to war. A fable that poetically describes how conflicts between 2 different groups in the same community can upset the natural balance of an ecosystem.

  • director
    Co Hoedeman
  • script
    Co Hoedeman
  • animation
    Co Hoedeman
  • producer
    Thérèse Descary
  • editing
    Werner Nold
  • music
    Gaétan Gravel
    Serge Laforest


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Ages 14 to 15

Study Guide - Guide 1

Arts Education - Visual Arts

This short film provides an opportunity to compare the technique used with what might be used if it were made today. The teacher can ask the following questions: how might we convey the same message with today’s techniques? What methods should be favoured? Do you find that the method used in this film has aged well? Whether you answer yes or no, explain why.

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