McLaren's Negatives

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McLaren's Negatives
Directed byMarie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Produced byMarie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Written byMarie-Josée Saint-Pierre
StarringPatrick Coutu
Music byDominique Cote
Tyler Mauney
Adam O'Callaghan
CinematographyBrigitte Archambault
Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Edited byKara Blake
Distributed byVideographe Inc.
Release date
  • June 1, 2006 (2006-06-01) (Annecy Animation Film Festival)
Running time
10 minutes

McLaren's Negatives is a 2006 short animated documentary directed by French Canadian filmmaker Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre. The film is a study of the Canadian animator Norman McLaren, and his personal view of film making. The short film won several awards, including the 2007 Jutra Award for best animated short film.[1]


Actor Role
Patrick Coutu Norman


  • JUTRA for Best Animated Film 2007 (Québec)
  • Sterling Short Honorable Mention, Silverdocs 2006 (USA)
  • Best Debut Film, Animation, Message to Man International Film Festival 2006 (Russia)
  • Best Short Contemporary Film, Sapporo International Shortfest 2006 (Japan)
  • Bar in Gold, Festival Der Nationen 2006 (Austria)
  • Best Short Documentary Film, Animation Block Party New York 2006 (USA)
  • Best Animation Film, Dokufest 2006 (Kosovo)
  • Best International Documentary, Santiago International Short Film Festival 2006 (Chile)
  • Best Director Animation, Monstramundo 2006 (Brazil)
  • Best Script Animation, Monstramundo 2006 (Brazil)
  • Youth Jury Award for Most Inspirational Short Film, Real 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth 2007 (Canada)
  • First Prize in the Documentary Section, 10 Mostra Internacional de Curtmetratges de Sagunt 2007 (Spain)
  • Best Documentary, PA Film Institute Festival 2007 (USA)
  • Platinum Remi, Best Animation, Worldfest Houston 2007 (USA)
  • Special Jury Prize, Outstanding Direction Documentary, Indianapolis Film Festival 2007 (USA)
  • Best Documentary, Arizona International Film Festival 2007 (USA)
  • Special Jury Award for Best Animated Film, Ismailia International Film Festival 2007 (Egypt)
  • Best Documentary, Filmest Badalona Festival 2007 (Spain)
  • Honorable Mention, Best Short International Film, Festival International de Curtas de Belo Horizonte 2006 (Brazil)
  • Honorable Mention, International Animation Competition, Monterrey International Festival 2006 (Mexico)
  • Special Mention Animation, Seddicorto International Festival 2006 (Italia)
  • Special Mention Animation, Luciana Film Festival 2006 (Italia)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ""McLaren's Negatives" wins at Prix Jutra". Big 2007-02-19. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2009-01-16.

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