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Roses Sing on New Snow

Roses Sing on New Snow

| 7 min

In this animated short, based on a story by Paul Yee, Maylin cooks mouth-watering meals at her father's restaurant in Chinatown, but her father and brothers take all the credit. When a dignitary from China visits and tastes one her dishes, Maylin finally earns recognition.

This film is part of the Talespinners collection, which uses vibrant animation to bring popular children’s stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen.

  • director
    Yuan Zhang
  • animator
    Denis Banville
    Velislav Kazakov
  • consulting director
    Sheldon Cohen
  • animation production supervisor
    Marie Renaud
  • digital imaging specialist
    Normand Gauthier
    Susan Gourley
  • lead infographist
    Dominic Tremblay
  • infographist
    Itsik Romano
    Jon Gasco
    Randall Finnerty
  • assistant infographist
    Michel Provençal
    Michelle MacDonald
  • scan
    Jean-Marc Brosseau
  • video output
    Jean-Marc Brosseau
  • backgrounds
    Yuan Zhang
  • layout
    Yuan Zhang
  • additional animation
    Averkios Maltezos
    Monica Rho
    Yuan Zhang
  • storyboard consultant
    Sheldon Cohen
    Marie Renaud
  • writer
    Sugith Varughese
  • narrator
    Mung-Ling Tsui
  • picture editor
    Phyllis Lewis
  • music
    Normand Roger
  • sound design
    Normand Roger
  • sound design - collaboration
    Denis Chartrand
  • sound editor
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • line test editor
    Michel Pelland
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Lesage
  • studio administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Andrée Lachapelle
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Tamara Lynch


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Ages 7 to 9

Study Guide - Guide 1

Ethics and Religious Culture - Ethical Values
Family Studies/Home Economics - Food and Nutrition

Trying to find a way to begin Nutrition Month in March? Look no further. Students write/draw an alternate ending for the story in ELA . Students research what other people in different countries eat, then (with a lot of supervision) cook or bake the items and enjoy them. Make sure it’s part of a balanced diet! As a class, discuss taking credit for something you didn’t do.

Roses Sing on New Snow
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