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CHAINREACTION is a collision of dance, animation and sound that juxtaposes the movements of live performers against the motion of animated projections. A real time game of snakes and ladders that unfolds between animation and dancers in a continuous interactive evolution of action and reaction.

Canada / Fiction / 12 minutes / 2014
A Microclimat Films production

In the playful and highly entertaining hybrid of dance and animation CHAINREACTION, a pair of dancers find themselves drawn to each other and kept apart in very creative ways. It’s very kinetic and features some spectacularly spot on dancing and choreography from Dana Gingras and Sarah Doucet to go along with some equally fast paced animation. It’s a marvellous technical achievement.
This intricate dance is a highlight among the experiment works in SCC this year.
-Cinemablographer tiff-review-short-cuts-canada

 

CHAIN REACTION

CHAINREACTION is a collision of dance, animation and sound that juxtaposes the movements of live performers against the motion of animated projections. A real time game of snakes and ladders that unfolds between animation and dancers in a continuous interactive evolution of action and reaction.

Canada / Fiction / 12 minutes / 2014
A Microclimat Films production

In the playful and highly entertaining hybrid of dance and animation CHAINREACTION, a pair of dancers find themselves drawn to each other and kept apart in very creative ways. It’s very kinetic and features some spectacularly spot on dancing and choreography from Dana Gingras and Sarah Doucet to go along with some equally fast paced animation. It’s a marvellous technical achievement.
This intricate dance is a highlight among the experiment works in SCC this year.
-Cinemablographer tiff-review-short-cuts-canada 

CHAIN REACTION

CHAINREACTION is a collision of dance, animation and sound that juxtaposes the movements of live performers against the motion of animated projections. A real time game of snakes and ladders that unfolds between animation and dancers in a continuous interactive evolution of action and reaction.

Canada / Fiction / 12 minutes / 2014
A Microclimat Films production

In the playful and highly entertaining hybrid of dance and animation CHAINREACTION, a pair of dancers find themselves drawn to each other and kept apart in very creative ways. It’s very kinetic and features some spectacularly spot on dancing and choreography from Dana Gingras and Sarah Doucet to go along with some equally fast paced animation. It’s a marvellous technical achievement.
This intricate dance is a highlight among the experiment works in SCC this year.
-Cinemablographer tiff-review-short-cuts-canada 

Premiere:
TIFF September 6th, 2014

Additional Screenings:
Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montreal)
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (Montreal)
Regard sur le court métrage (Saguenay)
Ottawa international Animation Festival
Tricky Woman Animation Festival
Dance Lab Nicosia (Cyprus)
EMPAC (Troy)
Musée de la civilisation (Quebec City)
Dance Films Presents at BAAD (Brooklyn)
Albertina Museum (Vienna)
St Lawrence Film Festival
ART SANS RDV (Geneva)
IX São Carlos International Videodance São Carlos (Brazil)


Premiere:
TIFF September 6th, 2014

Additional Screenings:
Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montreal)
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (Montreal)
Regard sur le court métrage (Saguenay)
Ottawa international Animation Festival
Tricky Woman Animation Festival
Dance Lab Nicosia (Cyprus)
EMPAC (Troy)
Musée de la civilisation (Quebec City)
Dance Films Presents at BAAD (Brooklyn)
Albertina Museum (Vienna)
St Lawrence Film Festival
ART SANS RDV (Geneva)
IX São Carlos International Videodance São Carlos (Brazil)

Premiere:
TIFF September 6th, 2014

Additional Screenings:
Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montreal)
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (Montreal)
Regard sur le court métrage (Saguenay)
Ottawa international Animation Festival
Tricky Woman Animation Festival
Dance Lab Nicosia (Cyprus)
EMPAC (Troy)
Musée de la civilisation (Quebec City)
Dance Films Presents at BAAD (Brooklyn)
Albertina Museum (Vienna)
St Lawrence Film Festival
ART SANS RDV (Geneva)
IX São Carlos International Videodance São Carlos (Brazil)

With:
Sarah Doucet | Dana Gingras

Choreographed and Directed by:
Dana Gingras

Produced by:
Catherine Chagnon

Animation:
James Paterson | Amit Pitaru

Cinematography:
Kaveh Nabatian

Editing and Digital Animation:
Davide Di Sarò

Sound:
Roger Tellier Craig | Stéphane Bergeron

Music:
"Bird" by The Knife

Distribution:
Video Femmes

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Dancers Sarah Doucet, Dana Gingras

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Dancers Sarah Doucet, Dana Gingras

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