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World Festival of Animated Film /
28 September to 3 October 2020
World Festival of Animated Film / 28 September to 3 October 2020
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Shannon Amen / Shannon Amen

World Panorama 3

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Shannon Amen / Shannon Amen


Chris Dainty

Canada / 2019 / 15' 0''



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Wednesday, 30. 09.,
Theatre &TD, 22:00 h
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Friday, 02. 10.,
Cinema SC, 11:00 h


Synopsis


Shannon Amen unearths the passionate and pained expressions of a young woman overwhelmed by guilt and anxiety as she struggles to reconcile her sexual identity with her religious faith. A loving elegy to a friend lost to suicide.

Chris Dainty


Chris Dainty is a director, animator, ice carver, and college professor from Ottawa, Ontario. His most recent work, Shannon Amen, is a loving elegy to his late friend Shannon Jamieson that combines 2D animation with icemation – stop-motion animation that uses large-scale ice sculptures. In 2006, Chris co-founded Dainty Productions, Inc., a high-end 2D animation studio for film, TV, mobile, console, and interactive experiences.

 

Director

Chris Dainty


Production

National Film Board of Canada


Screenplay

Chris Dainty


Sound

Sacha Ratcliffe


Editing

Chris Dainty, Trevor Dixon Bennett


categories

World Panorama 3