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| 7 min

Court métrage d’animation présentant des jeux de couleurs, de formes et de sons. En guise de musique, Norman McLaren a dessiné des sons synthétiques et il les a photographiés sur la bande sonore en conservant un parallélisme absolu entre le son et l'image. Synchromie est un film de « son animé » dans le vrai sens du terme.

  • director
    Norman McLaren
  • producer
    Norman McLaren
  • images
    Norman McLaren
  • music
    Norman McLaren
  • special effects
    Ron Moore
  • sound mixer
    Roger Lamoureux


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Ages 11 to 17

Arts Education - Music
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
Media Education - Film Animation
Technology Education - Communications and Technology

Have film, media, and arts students examine the synchronization of colour, line, movement, and sound. Initiate a variety of projects: in a lesson on synchronicity and rhythm, view film without sound, imagine the sound track, and then after viewing, practise creating rhythmic sound for a series of images; create simple digital flip animations to music; digitally duplicate McLaren's technique; respond through brush and paint while listening only.

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