April 28, 2024

The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

The Old Man and the Sea is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film directed by Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov, based on the 1952 novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film won many awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

Work on the film took place in Montreal over a period of two and a half years and was funded by an assortment of Russian, Canadian and Japanese companies. French and English-language soundtracks to the film were released concurrently.

Writer/Director: Aleksandr Petrov
Animators: Aleksandr Petrov, Dmitri Petrov
Camera Operator: Thierry Fargeau
Producers: Bernard Lajoie, Tatsuo Shimamura Creative Producer: Pascal Blais Executive Producers: Pascal Blais, Jean-Yves Martel, Shizuo Ohashi Composers: Denis L. Chartrand, Normand Roger Voice actors: Gordon Pinsent (English), Kevin Delaye (English), Yoji Matsuda (Japanese), Rentarō Mikuni (Japanese) Editor: Denis Papillon

April 26, 2024