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Sleeping Betty

Sleeping Betty

| 9 min

In this animated short, Sleeping Betty is stuck in bed, victim to a strange bout of narcolepsy. The King calls on his subjects to rescue her and they all respond to the call: Uncle Henry VIII, Aunt Victoria, an oddly emotional alien, a funky witch and a handsome prince. But will a kiss really be enough to wake the sleeping princess? The film, drawn in ink, is a classic example of the anachronistic and playful world of Claude Cloutier.

  • script
    Claude Cloutier
  • animation
    Claude Cloutier
  • direction
    Claude Cloutier
  • computer graphics
    Nicolas Brault
    Jihane Geadah
  • editing
    José Heppell
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
  • musical adaptation
    Normand Roger
  • musician
    Julie Triquet
    Jocelyn Veilleux
    Denis Chartrand
    Sofia Gentile
  • music recording
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • music editing
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley assistant
    Wendy Ouellette
  • voice
    Martin Barry
    Johanne Garneau
    Rick Jones
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • film recording
    Pierre Landry
  • digital imaging specialist
    Susan Gourley
  • on-line
    Denis Pilon
  • technical support
    Phyllis Lewis
  • marketing manager
    Julie Arseneault
    Julie Roy
  • administrator
    Diane Régimbald
  • administrative team
    Diane Ayotte
    Michèle Labelle
  • technical coordinator
    Julie Laperrière
  • line producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • post-production producer
    Marc Bertrand
  • executive producer
    Michèle Bélanger
  • producer
    Marcel Jean


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Ages 10 to 14

Study Guide - Guide 1

English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
History - World History

Upon what popular fairy tale is this film based? Who were some of the famous people invited to wake Betty with a kiss? Did you find this story humorous? Why/why not? Encourage students to attempt creative writing based on different fairy tales. A read-aloud could follow.

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