CELUI QUI DOMPTAIT LES NUAGES / The One Who Tamed Clouds
At the top of a canyon the old Indian Flying Shadow teaches the young Nayati the ancient art of smoke signals. This is the meeting of two opposite characters. The boy’s hyperactivity upsets the calm of the old shaman soon causing disaster.
NICOLAS BIANCO-LEVRIN & JULIE REMBAUVILLE
Julie Rembauville and Nicolas Bianco-Levrin are prolific animation filmmakers and children’s book authors who have worked together regularly since 2003. They have co-directed about 20 short films using various techniques. These include Baptistin l’imbattable (2006), Ailleurs (2008), [R] (2010) and Ben Hora (2010). They are currently developing a new film based on Bianco-Levrin’s book series Kroak. It’s a Dog’s Life was the duo’s first collaboration with the NFB, and was co-produced with Folimage after winning the SACD short film project award at the 2010 Annecy International Animation Festival. They win this award again in 2015 for their project The one who tamed clouds.