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The Little Men of Chromagnon

The Little Men of Chromagnon

| 8 min

In this short animated film, little elf-like creatures emerging from 3 circles painted red, yellow and blue discover the primary colours and their combinations. When they venture into a circle of another colour they find that they, too, change colour. So, how do we make green again?

  • director
    Francine Desbiens
  • animation
    Francine Desbiens
  • producer
    Pierre Hébert
  • camera
    Cameron Gaul
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn


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Ages 6 to 12

Arts Education - Visual Arts
Science - Physical Science

A playful, lively approach to the concept of the primary colours and their combinations. This short film can obviously be used in relation to visual arts work, but is also interesting from a science popularization point of view. Students can be asked to create a group animated film representing, for example, the functioning of the immune system or the vibration of air molecules to form sounds heard by the ear.

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