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| 9 min

Cordell Barker, director of the Oscar®-nominated films The Cat Came Back and Strange Invaders, is back with Runaway. Set to the rousing music of Ben Charest (Triplets of Belleville), this animated short takes you on a journey that is both funny and disastrous.

  • director
    Cordell Barker
  • animator
    Cordell Barker
  • writer
    Cordell Barker
  • original music
    Benoît Charest
  • musician
    Chet Doxas
    Jim Doxas
    Mike Cartile
    Al McClean
    Dave Martin
    Morgan Moore
    John Sadowy
  • cast
    Richard Condie
    Leonard Waldner
    Muriel Hogue
  • additional animation
    Chris Cormier
    Jason Doll
  • digital paint
    John Tanasiciuk
  • compositing
    John Tanasiciuk
  • sound designer
    Howard Rissin
  • mixer
    Howard Rissin
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • digital imaging consultation
    Susan Gourley
  • production coordinator
    Rolande Petit
  • program administrator
    Cyndi Forcand
  • marketing manager
    Mia Desroches
  • producer
    Michael Scott
    Derek Mazur
  • associate producer
    Scott Collins
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
    Derek Mazur


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Ages 11 to 15

Study Guide - Guide 1

Science - Physical Science
Social Studies - Contemporary Issues

As an introduction to discussions on energy consumption, list the things that slow the train down and help it accelerate. Write a paragraph summarizing the main message with regard to dependence, overconsumption and polarization.

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