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Moon Man

Moon Man

| 3 min

Moon Man is an animated short inspired by the song “Moon Man Newfie,” composed and sung by Canadian music legend Stompin' Tom Connors. It tells the story of folk hero Codfish Dan, who made Newfoundland history after a lucky fishing trip on the Milky Way.

Moon Man is the NFB’s second animated film using the revolutionary IMAX SANDDE digital system, which enables animators to draw and animate 3D images in space with a moving wand. It is presented here in its 2D version.

  • direction
    Paul Morstad
  • animation
    Paul Morstad
  • design
    Paul Morstad
  • music
    Stompin' Tom Connors
  • music performer
    Stompin' Tom Connors
  • additional animation
    Peter Stephenson
  • sound editing
    Luigi Allemano
  • foley artist
    Andy Malcolm
    Goro Koyama
    Stephan Fraticelli
  • foley recording
    Don White
    Stephen Muir
  • premix
    Don White
    Stephen Muir
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • program administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Elaine Largie
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Marcy Page


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