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The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Ryan Larkin ... Himself - Interview Voice (voice)

Chris Landreth ... Himself - Interview Voice (voice)
Felicity Fanjoy ... Herself - Interview Voice (voice)
Derek Lamb ... Himself - Interview Voice (voice)

Directed by
Chris Landreth 
Produced by
Jed DeCory .... executive producer
Jeremy Edwardes .... associate producer
Steven Hoban .... producer
Karyn Nolan .... executive producer
Marcy Page .... producer
Noah Segal .... executive producer
Mark Smith .... producer
David Verrall .... executive producer
Original Music by
Fergus Marsh 
Michael White 
Film Editing by
Alan Code 
Production Management
Larry Deflorio .... executive in charge of production: Seneca College (as Larry DeFlorio)
Paula Devonshire .... post-production supervisor
Art Department
Paul Cieniuch .... set design
Brian Lemay .... storyboard artist
Ian MacLeod .... set design
Helen Zotalis .... set designer (as Helen Zotalis van Emmerik)
Sound Department
Ray Cook .... optical soundtrack
Eliot Crackower .... assistant re-recording mixer
Erik Culp .... foley recordist
Roderick Deogrades .... sound effects editor (as Rod Deogrades)
Robert Di Gioia .... adr recordist (as Robert DiGioria)
John Elliot .... foley assistant (as John Elliott)
Steve Hammond .... foley artist
Martin Gwynn Jones .... adr editor
Martin Gwynn Jones .... dialogue editor
Garrett Kerr .... sound effects editor
David McCallum .... sound supervisor
David Rose .... sound effects editor
Lou Solakofski .... re-recording mixer
Jane Tattersall .... sound effects editor
David Yonson .... adr mixer
Visual Effects by
Belma Abdicevic .... compositing
Belma Abdicevic .... lighting/rendering
David Baas .... computer graphics producer
Dave Bachelor .... character and set texturing
Dave Bachelor .... render assistant
Heather Chan .... assistant: Seneca
Ted Charlton .... character modeller
Yiqun Chen .... additional effects animation
Paul Cieniuch .... modeling and texturing
Patrick Coleman .... production programmer
William Dwelly .... additional effects animation (as Bill Dwelly)
William Dwelly .... character setup (as Bill Dwelly)
George Elkoura .... production programmer
Heather Gagnier-Souliere .... assistant: Seneca (as Heather Gagnier)
Martin Hesselink .... pre-visualization
Daniel Hornick .... additional texturing
Joseph Kim .... character modeller
Rick Kogucki .... character setup
Martin Kumor .... programmer
Martin Kumor .... technical administrator
Steven Lin .... assistant systems administrator
Ian MacLeod .... additional lighting
Ian MacLeod .... modeling and texturing
Alex Murtaza .... assistant: Seneca (as Ali Murtaza)
Fred Ni .... character setup
Joe Raasch .... additional compositing
Simon Sherr .... character setup
Karan Singh .... director: software research and development
Gavin Soares .... pre-visualization
Glenn Tsang .... production programmer
Derek Verdonck .... pre-visualization
Helen Zotalis .... additional lighting (as Helen Zotalis van Emmerik)
Helen Zotalis .... modeling and texturing (as Helen Zotalis van Emmerik)
Animation Department
Robb Denovan .... animator
Wadi Ejiwunmi .... animator: additional animation
Thomas Hendry .... additional character design
Terry Kalinich .... animator
Terry Kalinich .... animator: additional animation
Sebastian Kapijimpanga .... animator
Paul Kohut .... animator
Chris Landreth .... character design
Alison Reiko Loader .... animator: additional animation
Fred Ni .... additional character design
Jeff Panko .... animator
Editorial Department
Michael Morrow .... assistant editor
Melanie Moulton .... post scheduling
Music Department
Brian Barlow .... musician: percussion
Jeremy Edwardes .... musician: bass clarinet
Ormond Jobin .... music engineer
Hugh Marsh .... musician: violin
Roberto Occhipinti .... musician: double bass
Don Rooke .... musician: guitars
Other crew
Rob Aitchison .... pre-production consultant
Brian Borts .... production accountant
Winston Emano .... publicist
R. Todd Ivey .... slates (as Todd Ivey)
R. Todd Ivey .... titles (as Todd Ivey)
Kimberly Killam .... production accountant (as Kim Killam)
David Magdael .... publicist
David Steinberg .... legal
Steven Wallace .... publicist
Anne Stulz .... publicist (uncredited)
Shawn Dunn .... special thank you
Jade LaMarche .... special thank you
Ryan Larkin .... special thank you
Rick Miner .... special thank you
Jodi A. Tario .... special thank you (as Jody Terio)
Patrice Theroux .... special thank you

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Chris:Hi, my name is Chris and I'm here to explain some things.
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23 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
It will wow you, 30 January 2005
Author: kerecsen

I bought a ticket for the Sundance animated short program thinking that I will see the usual rehashed animated fare. Boy, was I wrong. But as good and creative as the other shorts were, Ryan stood way out.

It is something truly original, not just because it is a computer animated documentary, but also because of the truly inventive use of the capabilities of CGI animation. The movie tells Ryan Larkin's life story in a concise but very touching way. I promise it will be the perfect roller-coaster ride, it will make you happy and sad, and it will make you think. And it will also make you stare at the gorgeous imagery.

I doubt you can find a better way to spend 14 minutes of your life.

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