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Title: Flux
Director: Hinton, Christopher
Year: 2002
Length: 07 min 40 s

A whimsical animated piece about life, entropy and the inexorable march of time that plays with the mundane interactions and significant events of two generations of a family and the natural order. A film without words.

Story
Christopher Hinton

Design
Christopher Hinton

Direction
Christopher Hinton

Animation
Christopher Hinton

Sound design
Lance Neveu

Music
Lance Neveu

Digital imaging specialist
Normand Gauthier

Digital imaging specialist
Susan Gourley

Digital input and output
Jean-Marc Brosseau

Editing consultation
Hannele Halm

Re-recording
Jean Paul Vialard

Re-recording
Shelley Craig

Post-production coordination
Richard Lesage

Post-production coordination
Andrée Lachapelle

Program administration
Gisèle Guilbault

Executive producer
David Verrall

Producer
Marcy Page

Technique(s) used

Animated drawings

Drawing on paper with computer rendering