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Nommé aux Oscars®, catégorie Meilleur court métrage d'animation, 2011

Une vie sauvage

2011 13 min
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Court métrage d'animation sur un jeune homme pimpant entretenu par ses parents qui quitte l’Angleterre en 1909 pour élever du bétail en Alberta

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Une vie sauvage



Court métrage d'animation sur un jeune homme pimpant entretenu par ses parents qui quitte l’Angleterre en 1909 pour élever du bétail en Alberta. Son penchant pour les loisirs lui laisse cependant peu de temps pour se mesurer aux troupeaux, et il devient vite évident que son éducation raffinée ne l’a manifestement pas préparé aux rudes conditions du nouveau monde.
  • direction
    Amanda Forbis
    Wendy Tilby
  • animation
    Amanda Forbis
    Wendy Tilby
  • voice
    Marcel Jeannin
    Frank Fontaine
    Frayne McCarthy
    Jennifer Morehouse
    Jean-René Ouellet
    Aline Pinsonneault
    Tony Robinow
    Benoit Rousseau
  • None
    Daniel Frenette
    Patrick Butler
    Stephen McCallum
    Olivier Masson
    Brandon Blommaert
    Gaspard Gaudreau
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
    Elizabeth Klinck
    Sylvia Mezei
    Elaine Largie
    Marie-Christine Nadon
    Lysanne Fortier
  • adaptation
    François Godin
  • original music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • editing
    Patrick Butler
  • sound editing
    Brent Planiden
  • sound effects creation
    Andy Malcolm
  • additional painting
    Deborah Tilby
    Corinne Dickson
    Val Nelson
  • digital imagery
    Brandon Blommaert
  • digital image consultation
    Randall Finnerty
    Susan Gourley
    Pierre Plouffe
  • digitizing
    Kelly Clarkson
  • final edit
    Yannick Carrier
    Denis Gathelier
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Mathieu Leroux
    Don Murnaghan
  • music mix
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Mathieu Leroux
    Don Murnaghan
  • post-sync effects recording
    David J. Taylor
  • sound mixing
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • singer
    Russell De Carle
  • visual archives research
    Elizabeth Klinck
    Sylvia Mezei
  • technical coordination
    Steve Hallé
    Julie Laperrière
  • administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Darin Clausen
  • producer
    Marcy Page
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    David Christensen
    David Verrall

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Ages 14 to 16
As a class, brainstorm all the reasons why the young Englishman decided to go to Canada in 1909. Identify the ways in which he was unprepared for this new lifestyle. What could he have done to better his chances of survival during his first winter? Comment on the comet analogy that runs through the film. Research the life of a Canadian rancher at the turn of the last century. Extension: Compare ranching as it exists today in the Prairies to the early settlement days.
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