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The Hungry Squid

The Hungry Squid

| 14 min

In this animated short, Oscar® winner John Weldon (Special Delivery) spins a tall tale about young Dorothy and her myriad troubles: absentee parents, bad hair and a menagerie that devours her homework. But when her pet squid rampages through town and people finally realize that the homework-eating creatures aren't a figment of her imagination, Dorothy realizes that it's time to get the situation under control.

  • story
    John Weldon
  • direction
    John Weldon
  • animation
    John Weldon
  • puppet design
    Lilian Kruip
  • costume design
    Lilian Kruip
  • digital imaging specialist
    Pierre Plouffe
  • narration
    Derek McGrath
  • original music
    Chris Crilly
  • sound editing
    Chris Crilly
  • musician
    Chris Crilly
    Dave Gossage
    Robert Cohen
    Bill Gossage
    Alex Kehler
    Christian Laurence
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Patrick Viegas
  • foley
    Andy Malcolm
    Goro Koyama
  • foley recording
    Ron Mellegers
    Don White
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Shelley Craig
  • concept inspiration
    Munro Ferguson
  • post-production coordination
    Richard Lesage
    Andrée Lachapelle
  • program administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Marcy Page



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