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| 6 min

In this short experimental film, animator Jacques Drouin explores and highlights both sides of Alexeïeff-Parker’s pinscreen. Led by the repeated harmonies of a rondo for harpsichord by François Couperin, the film shows the filmmaker hurling himself into a hand-to-hand tussle with his own favourite instrument. Positioning the camera and lighting to reveal the relief formed by the pins, Drouin continually pivots the screen so that the viewer can glimpse the images hidden behind this mysterious screen.

  • pinscreen animation
    Jacques Drouin
  • director
    Jacques Drouin
  • sound design
    Denis Saindon
  • music
    François Couperin
  • music - performance
    Luc Beauséjour
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • sound recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • picture editing
    Natacha Dufaux
  • administration
    Diane Régimbald
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • administrative team
    Marie-Gabrielle Forget
    Michèle Labelle
    Mélanie Boudreau Blanchard
    Diane Martindale
  • product manager
    Julie Roy
  • laboratory
    Technicolor, Services créatifs, Montréal
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • line producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • executive producer
    Marcel Jean
  • producer
    Jean-Jacques Leduc
    Marc Bertrand


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Ages 14 to 15

Arts Education - Visual Arts
Media Education - Film Animation

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