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Smartphones cannot feel, smell or taste, yet they are not without their own senses. Using raw data from the low-level sensors of a cell phone, this film offers a unique point of view on the world as it might appear to our increasingly aware mobile devices. Produced as part of the 9th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.

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  • Hothouse
    Hothouse
    2013 14 editions
    Short, surprising and always entertaining! Watch a collection of one-minute animated shorts from our Hothouse animation mentorship program, past and present.

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Smartphones cannot feel, smell or taste, yet they are not without their own senses. Using raw data from the low-level sensors of a cell phone, this film offers a unique point of view on the world as it might appear to our increasingly aware mobile devices.

Produced as part of the 9th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.
  • writer
    Brendan Matkin
  • director
    Brendan Matkin
  • animator
    Brendan Matkin
  • mentoring director
    Munro Ferguson
  • music composer
    Geneviève Levasseur
  • pianist
    Geneviève Levasseur
  • editor
    Jason Lee
  • sound designer
    Luigi Allemano
  • technical director
    Éloi Champagne
  • foley
    Karla Baumgardner
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • sound edit intern
    Sharron Mursky
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • on-line
    Denis Pilon
  • technical co-ordination
    Steve Hallé
  • administration
    Victoire-Émilie Bessette
    Rosalina Di Sario
    Simon Zaurrini
    Stéphanie Lalonde
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Michael Fukushima
  • associate producer
    Jelena Popovic

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