Update: Alain Delannoy has won the First Prize for Best Short Animation at FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival for his short animation “THE TALK” TRUE STORIES ABOUT THE BIRDS & THE BEES. Congratulations Alain!
Alain Delannoy is headed to FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival to premiere his short animation “THE TALK” TRUE STORIES ABOUT THE BIRDS & THE BEES.
There are things in life you never forget. One of them, like it or not, is “The Talk”.
“THE TALK” TRUE STORIES ABOUT THE BIRDS & THE BEES
Using a mix of hand drawn images, photographs, computer generated images as well as stop frame animated toys and props, Alain Delannoy has caringly recreated the memories of several individuals in order to best present the awkwardness of one of life’s strangest occurrences.
Celebrating its 20th year, New England’s largest and most prestigious festival — FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival™ (RIIFF) — will take place August 9-14, 2016. Ranked as a one of the Top 10 Film Festivals in the United States, this world-class event will be held at venues around Providence. It features screenings, filmmaking workshops, meet-and-greet industry events and seminars. Aiming to promote Rhode Island as a filmmaking location and to celebrate the independent filmmaking spirit, FLICKERS also hosts a number of high-profile premières and provides a showcase for international features, documentaries, and shorts.
Alain Delannoy is a Canadian independent animation filmmaker. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Delannoy studied at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art. He has created several short animated films, which have screened internationally in such festivals as the Palm Springs International Shortfest, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the official competition at the Montreal World Film Festival and the Foyle Film Festival in Northern Ireland. His film « FRACTION » (2012) was awarded the prize for Best Experimental Film at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and was presented in the Best of the World Program at the Hiroshima Animation Festival in Japan. Currently, Delannoy teaches animation and video production at Université de Saint-Boniface in Manitoba, Canada.
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