The Sparky Book

The Sparky Book

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In this live action/animated short, a talking goldfish recounts the story of Sparky the dog and his owner, a young girl named Brigitte who suffers from a serious illness. This moving film explores the bond between human and animal, and more importantly, the bond between friends.

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  • writer
    Mary Lewis
  • director
    Mary Lewis
  • animator
    Mary Lewis
  • cast
    Gordon Pinsent
  • producer
    Annette Clarke
    Michael Fukushima
  • cast
    Maggie Hickey
    Ruffy Nappo
    Joel Thomas Hynes
    Frances Knickle
    Kevin Lewis
    Patrick Hirtle-Lewis
    Petrina Bromley
    Sheila Abbott
    Christopher Nikolov
    Leah Lewis
  • director of photography
    Ellie Yonova
  • editor
    Lawrence Jackman
    Mary Lewis
  • sound recordist
    Harvey Hyslop
    Don Ellis
  • art director
    Pam Hall
    Anne MacLeod
  • wardrobe
    Christine Kenny
  • makeup
    Dorothy Martin
  • animator
    Anne MacLeod
    Mariana Sol Porta
    Chris Darlington
  • consultant
    Peter Evans
    Bertrand Langlois
  • digital imaging specialist
    Susan Gourley
    Pierre Plouffe
  • original music composer
    Jeff Johnston
  • sound design
    Lori Clarke
  • mixer
    Shelley Craig
  • executive producer
    Kent Martin
    David Verrall