immagine gff 2022




Category: Edition 2022

A baby girl stumbles across a box. In it, she discovers a new friend, a teddy bear. Like a dream, we are transported through moments in their relationship, flashes in time, as the girl begins to run, play, and learn about the world.

Original Title Nounours
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 2’ 46’’
Production Year 2021
Nationality Canada
Directed by Lou Rigoudy
Animation Lou Rigoudy
Produced by Paul Zinno, Robert Montcalm, Caitlyn Sponheimer, Trevor Hayes
In collaboration with Canada Council for the Arts

Headshot 43b4789a8a headshotLou Rigoudy

Lou has been animating, designing, and working as a conceptual artist for over a decade on everything from major blockbuster movies to indie-films. Her career has included work as a lead artist for MPC, animating on THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS, GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, DOLITTLE, AND THE CALL OF THE WILD. She holds a double bachelor’s degree in Film Animation and Theatre Design from Concordia University. Lou is a grant recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts and has been selected for the National Film Board of Canada’s Filmmaker Assistance Program. In 2021, Lou decided to take the leap into creating her own projects, launching Studio l’Oierignal with Robert Montcalm and working on their debut short film NOUNOURS.

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