When the Day Breaks
|When the Day Breaks|
|Directed by||Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis|
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 1999, the 9 min. 40 sec. film garnered numerous awards, including the Genie Award for Best Animated Short and the Short Film Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows.
To create the film, directors used pencil and paint on photocopies to achieve a textured look suggestive of a lithograph or a flickering newsreel.
- "When the Day Breaks". Awards list. National Film Board of Canada. 1999. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
- Punter, Jennie (Summer 1999). "Wendy Tilby's When the Day Breaks wins at Cannes". Take One (Toronto: Wyndham Wise).
- Hays, Matthew (March 23, 2000). "Animating Oscar". Montreal Mirror. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
- "International Festival of Audiovisual Programs". Retrieved 2009-07-04.
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