a short film love-letter to the libraries I grew up in and the stories and illustrations that found me there.
An unusual girl leads a naive lost little boy through an eerie fairy-tale land filled with fantastic creatures and powerful words.
written and directed (and most fx) by: Sean Wainsteim seanwainsteim.com
Featuring creature designs by Nathan Jurevicius (Scary Girl) scarygirl.com/
starring Owen Lock and Daphne De Baat
produced by: John Nadalin (The NE thene.ca/)
cinematography by Brendan Steacy (seslercompany.com/)
puppets by Todd Doldersum, Caitlin O'Reilly and Darren Pickering
costumes by Vanessa Fischer
original music by Darren Fung (stinkyrice.com/)
edited by Geoff Ashenhurst (Stealing Time stealingtime.com/)
colour by Eric Whipp (Alter Ego alteregopost.com/)
boards by/par Manale (superslackers.com/)
title cards by Stephanie Dudley (forkstudio.com/)
funded in part by BravoFACT!