Land of the Heads

Land of the Heads

This animated short tells the tale of a vampire forced go out every night to separate children from their heads. The reason? His vain wife wants to replace her wrinkled head with one that is young and pretty. What a horror! Especially since the lady of the house is never satisfied and the heads keep piling up on the floor. How will our reluctant vampire ever get out of this vicious cycle?

This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

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  • director
    Cédric Louis
    Claude Barras
  • screenwriter
    Cédric Louis
    Julien Sulser
  • executive producer
    Claude Barras
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Michael Fukushima
  • associate producer
    Izabela Rieben
  • director of photography
    David Toutevoix
  • animator
    Françoise Grumeau
    Dale Hayward
  • director's assistant
    Aurélie Sprenger
  • operator assistant
    Jérôme Nyffeler
  • software engineer
    Stéphane Pierroz
  • machinist
    Dominique Corseaux
  • set builder
    Ludovic Chemarin
  • props master
    Delphine Daumas
  • set assistant
    Lynn Marie Devillaz
    Antonio Veiras Yànez
  • character builder
    Gregory Beaussart
  • costume designer
    Vanessa Riera Frangu
  • character painter
    Lynn Marie Devillaz
    Antonio Veiras Yànez
  • editing
    David Monti
  • visual effects
    Aurélie Sprenger
    Jérôme Nyffeler
  • digital imaging
    Susan Gourley
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Nicolas Robel
  • making-of
    Muriel Reichenbach
    Jannick Simoncini
  • original music
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
    Normand Roger
    Denis Chartrand
  • sound design
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
    Normand Roger
  • sound editing assistant
    Dominique Bourgouin
  • voice
    Bob Olivier
  • trumpet
    Nemo Venba
  • trombone
    David Grott
  • clarinet
    Patrick Vetter
  • saxophone
    Patrick Vetter
  • violin
    Bernard Cormier
  • double bass
    Éric Lagacé
  • accordion
    Denis Chartrand
  • musical saw
    Nicolas Letarte
  • percussion
    Nicolas Letarte
  • sound mix
    Serge Boivin
    Shelley Craig
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • administrator
    Jean Blaise Perrin
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Rosalina Di Sario
  • technical coordinator
    Julie Laperrière
  • marketing
    Mia Desroches

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  • johannamay

    this is whimsical and dark, combined brilliantly

    johannamay, 7 Dec 2011
  • moviefan30

    thats surely a interesting disturbing at times film but enjoyable

    moviefan30, 25 Jun 2011
  • piaka

    Curiosity got the better of me and I watched this little film despite the unsettling description. Clever and in my opinion a satisfying ending :0)

    piaka, 9 Mar 2011
  • Peppa

    II loved this short too. Looks really good and is very well done! Great work!

    Peppa, 3 Mar 2011
  • shel

    I loved this little short! :)

    shel, 3 Mar 2011

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