Strings (1991 film)

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Strings is a 1991 Canadian paint-on-glass animation short film by Wendy Tilby, produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

The 10 min. 23 sec. animated short simultaneously follows a woman preparing for a bath and her downstairs neighbour rehearsing with his string quartet, exploring the connections between these two neighbours. The film garnered numerous awards, including the Genie Award for Best Animated Short and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.[1][2] It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows.

Tilby also appeared in an NFB short film, Wendy Tilby with Strings, talking about the creative process behind the film.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strings". National Film Board of Canada Web site. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  2. ^ Cuthbert, Pamela. "Wendy Tilby". Canadian Film Encyclopedia. Film Reference Library. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  3. ^ McWilliams, Donald; Isabelle Turcotte (1994). "Wendy Tilby with Strings". National Film Board of Canada Web site. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 

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