CNUT

CNUT is a stop motion animation exploring the conflict between nature and man with his technology. 

We follow Greg, our well-dressed protagonist as he tirelessly battles with his environment and task of taking a good selfie. Will he succeed?

PRODUCTION STILLS

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BEHIND THE SCENES

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STORYBOARDS

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THE TEAM

Director : Courtney Westbrook

Co-Production Design, Miniatures + Puppet : Ara Nuri Steel + Courtney Westbrook

In collaboration with ScreenJam

Writer : Barry Staff

Producer : Katherine Shearer

Executive Producer : Andrew Anderson

Director of Photography : Matt Hopkins

Editor : Abigail Portwin

Sound Design + Composition : Chrysoulla Markoulli

Colourist : Nicholas Andrasko

Compositing : Andrew Brown

Re-Recording Mixer : Matthew Barr

Stills Photographer : Clare Hawley

Movement + Voice Actor : Greg Poppleton

Camera Assistant : Christine Anderson

Production + Camera Assistant : Joel Scoble

FESTIVALS + SCREENINGS

Winner : APDG 10th Anniversary Award - AFTRS Emerging Designer for Screen Production 2021
Winner : Short to the Point Film Festival - Best Stop Motion Animation July 2020
Winner : Short Film Factory - Short 2020
Winner : Rolling Ideas Film Festival - Short 2020
Finalist : AniMate Film Festival - Short Animation 2020
Finalist : The Midnight Film Festival - Short 2020
Official Selection : Hamilton Film Festival - Short 2020
Official Selection : Lonely Wolf London International Film Festival - Short 2020
Official Selection : G International Film Festival (GIFF) - Short 2020
Official Selection : Hamilton Film Festival - Canadian Film Market - Short 2020

Screening : Golden Age Cinema - July 2020