The Pirate Cruncher
(run time: 10 minutes)
Director/s: Paul Conner, Stephen Baker
Producer/s: Paul Connor
An old fiddler tells a crew of pirates about an island with hidden treasure. Once they’ve set sail for the mysterious island, he tells them it is guarded by the terrible Pirate-Cruncher. Eventually their greed overcomes their fear and, when they arrive on the island they learn that the island itself is the Pirate-Cruncher, who promptly swallows the whole crew.
Dam! The Story of Kit the Beaver
(run time: 13 minutes)
Director/s: Kjell Boersma
Producer/s: Josh Clavir
This short, commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and funded by the Government of Canada, in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, follows Kit the beaver as she tries to help her family build their dam. She feels like she isn’t doing enough, but soon learns that everyone contributes in different ways. DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver features an original score from Erica Procunier, performed by the TSO.
(run time: 4 minutes)
Director/s: Peter Zhaoyu Zhou
A boy meets a fish in a mysterious forest.
(run time: 6 minutes)
Wishing Box is a short animated film about adventures on the high seas with a silly pirate and his lovely monkey companion. An enchanting and fun story with a message about greed and success, the film will be a piece that viewers of any age will enjoy.
This film was completed with the help of 150 young artists from around the world. This massive and talented team ensured that Wishing Box was taken from an enchanting idea to a piece of cinematic magic.
The House of Colors
(run time: 9 minutes)
A young girl wishes to live inside her favorite television show, but the wondrous trees of La Plata, a mysterious house, and her loving Mother’s secret, cause her to change her mind.
Director/s: Nicolás P. Villarreal
Producer/s:Alessandro Squitti , Nicolás P. Villarreal
TOTAL RUN TIME: 42 MINUTES