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Git Gob

2009 1 min
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In this animated short from the Hothouse 5 series, two creatures wonder, What is a hole? They have different points of view. Their debate leads to an idea, an idea that changes the world. This is a story of practical magic. Produced as part of the 5th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.

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Git Gob
  • Hothouse
    Hothouse
    2009 14 editions
    Short, surprising and always entertaining! Watch a collection of one-minute animated shorts from our Hothouse animation mentorship program, past and present.

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In this animated short from the Hothouse 5 series, two creatures wonder, What is a hole? They have different points of view. Their debate leads to an idea, an idea that changes the world. This is a story of practical magic.

Produced as part of the 5th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.
  • writer
    Philip Eddolls
  • director
    Philip Eddolls
  • mentoring director
    Alison Reiko Loader
    Janet Perlman
    Steve Woloshen
  • music
    Luigi Allemano
  • sound design
    Luigi Allemano
  • editor
    Jelena Popovic
  • digital imaging
    Susan Gourley
    Louis-André Fortin
  • musician
    Luigi Allemano
  • foley artist
    Karla Baumgardner
  • sound recorder
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • mix
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • technical coordinator
    Julie Laperrière
  • online editor
    Yannick Carrier
  • marketing
    Mia Desroches
    Patrick Viegas
  • administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Rosalina Di Sario
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Michael Fukushima
  • associate producer
    Maral Mohammadian

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Ages 7 to 9
Useful starting point for exercises on point of view and communication. Have students play games where they try to convey ideas using body language or other non-verbal forms of communication. Bring students to the idea that an open mind is the first step to understanding.
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