Shannon Amen

Shannon Amen

| 14 min

Shannon Amen unearths the passionate and pained expressions of a young woman overwhelmed by guilt and anxiety as she struggles to reconcile her sexual identity with her religious faith. A loving elegy to a friend lost to suicide.

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Credits
  • writer
    Chris Dainty
  • director
    Chris Dainty
  • based on writings, art and music
    Shannon Jamieson
  • voice
    Shannon Jamieson
  • creative consultant
    Ellie Forbes
  • line producer
    Jennifer Dainty
  • sound design
    Sacha Ratcliffe
  • storyboard
    Chris Dainty
    Bradley Cayford
    Fabian Jacobo Cuevas
    Jeff Amey
  • animatic
    Chris Dainty
    Bradley Cayford
    Fabian Jacobo Cuevas
    Jeff Amey
  • character design
    Izzy Campbell
    Élise Simard
    Chris Dainty
  • 2D animator
    David Seitz
    Phil Lockerby
    Hyun Jin Park
    Lynn Scatcherd
    Andrew Doris
    Luc Chamberland
    Sean Branigan
    Chris Dainty
    Rodolphe Saint-Gelais
    Jamie Gallant
  • stop motion animation
    Chris Dainty
    Lynn Dana Wilton
  • animation clean-up
    Izzy Campbell
    Jennifer Dainty
  • backgrounds
    Fabian Jacobo Cuevas
    Chris Dainty
    Izzy Campbell
  • tree sculpture
    Kenny Hayden
  • ice carvers
    Chris Dainty
    Kevin Ashe
    Antonio Baisas
    Mowafak Nema
    Jeremy Kuzub
    Nathan McKeough
    Ikuo Kanbayashi
  • director of photography
    Karim Ayari
  • camera assistant
    Matthew Delaney
    Mitch Lenet
  • promotional photography
    Mitch Lenet
    Ella-Rose Swinimer
  • ice shoot assistant
    Marlee Mayors
  • editing
    Chris Dainty
    Trevor Dixon Bennett
  • compositing
    Fred Casia
    Élise Simard
  • VFX
    Fred Casia
    Élise Simard
  • reference video
    Luc Chamberland
    Izzy Campbell
  • violin
    Lyndell Montgomery
  • recording
    Jane Aurora
  • electronic music
    Sacha Ratcliffe
  • foley
    Karla Baumgardner
  • foley assistant
    Rod Thibeault
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Isabelle Lussier
  • technical director
    Éloi Champagne
  • technical specialist - animation
    Randall Finnerty
  • technical coordination
    Luc Binette
    Maud Chayer
  • titles font
    Shannon Jamieson
  • titles layout
    Mélanie Bouchard
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
    Denis Pilon
  • studio administration
    Victoire-Émilie Bessette
    Rosalina Di Sario
  • senior production coordinator
    Dominique Forget
  • studio coordinator
    Barry Ahmad
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen
  • marketing
    Geneviève Bérard
  • producer
    Maral Mohammadian
  • executive producer
    Michael Fukushima