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Understanding the Law: The Worm

Understanding the Law: The Worm

| 3 min

In this animated short, Mrs. Popcorn is shocked to discover a worm in her canned drink. When the beverage company refuses to accept the blame, she's outraged! An intrepid consumer, Mrs. Popcorn takes the company to court for negligence.

The Understanding the Law series is designed to demystify everyday aspects of Canadian civil law. Wry humour and a whimsical style make this informative series lively and memorable.

  • direction
    Diane Obomsawin
  • animation
    Diane Obomsawin
  • original concept
    Simon Schneiderman
  • voice
    Bruce Dinsmore
  • assistant director
    Marie Renaud
  • digital imaging specialist
    Normand Gauthier
  • picture editing
    Gordon Hashimoto
  • music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • sound design
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • musician
    Marc Villemure
    Jean-Guy Grenier
  • sound editing
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
    Lance Neveu
  • foley
    Karla Baumgardner
    Elana Medicoff
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • post-production coordinator
    Éric Barbeau
  • program administrator
    Gisèle Guilbault
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Michael Fukushima


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