Nunavut Animation Lab: Lumaajuuq

Nunavut Animation Lab: Lumaajuuq

This animated short by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril tells a tragic and twisted story about the dangers of revenge. A cruel mother mistreats her son, feeding him dog meat and forcing him to sleep in the cold. A loon, who tells the boy that his mother blinded him, helps the child regain his eyesight. Then the boy seeks revenge, releasing his mother's lifeline as she harpoons a whale and watching her drown. Based on a portion of the epic Inuit legend "The Blind Boy and the Loon."

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Credits
  • director
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
  • writer
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
  • animator
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
    Daniel Gies
  • narration
    Rachelle White Wind
  • soundscape
    Daniel Gies
    Alexis O'Hara
  • digital paint
    Daniel Gies
  • effects
    Daniel Gies
  • compositing
    Daniel Gies
  • sound design
    Daniel Gies
  • sound edit
    Daniel Gies
  • sound mix
    Serge Boivin
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • digital imaging consultation
    Susan Gourley
  • production coordinator
    Rolande Petit
    Melanie Legault
  • program administrator
    Cyndi Forcand
  • marketing manager
    Julie Armstrong-Boileau
  • technical coordinator
    Pitseolak Kilabuk
  • production supervisor
    Scott Collins
  • post-production co-ordinator
    Emily Paige
  • producer
    Debbie Brisebois
    Derek Mazur
  • associate producer
    Stephanie Scott
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur
    Debbie Brisebois