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Title: Ludovic - Visiting Grandpa
Director: Hoedeman, Co
Year: 2001
Length: 11 min 24 s

It is summer and Ludovic is invited to spend a few days at Grandpa's farm. The little teddy bear is delighted to see his grandfather again but is saddened at the thought that Grandma is no longer with them. Grandpa must be feeling very sad because he has kept all her things in her sitting room. Ludovic is fascinated by this room filled with mementos. After a moment's hesitation, decides to go in. He sees Grandma's portrait and hugs it. He keeps returning to her sitting room and, little by little, grows accustomed to the loss of his grandmother. Her portrait come to life for him. He is able to kiss her, hug her and feel her warm embrace. He puts on her favourite music and dance together for a last waltz. Ludovic - Visiting Grandpa, directed by animator Co Hoedeman, is a touching tale about the closeness and understanding between a grandfather and his little grandson who gradually learn to accept the death of the beloved grandmother. Daniel Lavoie's score heightens the emotional effect of the film.

Direction
Co Hoedeman

Animation
Co Hoedeman

Camera
Co Hoedeman

Script
Co Hoedeman

Script
Marie-Francine Hébert

Set design
Denis Rondeau

Set assistant
Marie-Claude Rousseau

Puppets
Lilian Kruip

Original music
Daniel Lavoie

Recording
Michael Delaney

Picture editing
José Heppell

Sound editing
France Dubé

Original text
Marie-Francine Hébert

English adaptation
Clare Johnstone

Voice
Sonja Ball

Voice direction
Marc Bertrand

Foley
Stéphane Cadotte

Foley
Richard Charbonneau

Sound recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Sound recording
Patrick Viegas

Re-recording
Serge Boivin

Re-recording
Jean Paul Vialard

Titles
Louise Overy

Technical coordination
Andrée Delagrave

Administration
Maryse Chapdelaine

Administrative unit
Diane Regimbald

Administrative unit
Diane Martindale

Administrative unit
Diane Champagne

Marketing officer
Julie Roy

Assistant to the producer
Francine Langdeau

Producer
Jean-Jacques Leduc

Technique(s) used

Object animation

Puppet animation