Tying Your Own Shoes (Trailer)

Tying Your Own Shoes (Trailer)

                                Tying Your Own Shoes (Trailer)
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This short animated documentary offers an intimate glimpse into the exceptional mindsets and emotional lives of four adult artists with Down Syndrome. An artful, four-way essay about ability, film explores how it feels to be a little bit unusual.

In her follow-up to her award-winning film, John and Michael, filmmaker Shira Avni pursues a deeper understanding of esteem and disability by inviting Petra, Matthew, Daninah, and Katherine to consider their pasts, relationships and ambitions.

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  • writer
    Shira Avni
  • director
    Shira Avni
  • story
    Matthew Brotherwood
    Daninah Cummins
    Katherine Newton
    Petra Tolley
  • animation
    Matthew Brotherwood
    Daninah Cummins
    Katherine Newton
    Petra Tolley
  • supporting animation
    Shira Avni
    Lillian Chan
    Jonathan Ng
  • editor
    Carrie Haber
  • original music
    Luigi Allemano
  • sound design
    Luigi Allemano
  • musician
    Luigi Allemano
    Michael Bérard
    Mariane Croteau
    Dave Laing
    Shawn Mativetsky
    Catherine Meunier
    John Roney
  • foley
    Karla Baumgardner
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
  • digital imaging specialist
    Susan Gourley
    Pierre Plouffe
  • digital artist
    Fred Casia
    Randall Finnerty
    Sarah Marchand
  • location audio
    Salim Hammad
  • location video
    Salim Hammad
  • online editing
    Denis Gathelier
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • technical co-ordination
    Julie Laperrière
  • production coordination
    Rosalina Di Sario
  • administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
  • marketing manager
    Mia Desroches
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Michael Fukushima

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