Home was Hairy Hill

Emerging from our art director Daniel Gies' personal history, Home was Hairy Hill began as a floating collection of inter-generational tales remembered from childhood. They morphed over the years and took the form of a single true story: Dan’s Franco-Albertan great-grandmother, his Métis rodeo star great-grandfather, and their fragile family’s breaking point. Transformed into symbolic fiction inspired by oral traditional storytelling, executed with an in-house hybrid paper, 2D, 3D, and Unity (with our own Scene Track plug-in) pipeline, illustrative animation experience, and input from a number of other artists, Home was Hairy Hill is a haunting and deeply personal tribute to family folklore.

Thank you!

Gratitude to these partners and clients, funders and supporters, awards and accolades, for giving this project life!
La Sodec Quebec | Home was Hairy Hill e→d films
Canada Media Fund | Home was Hairy Hill e→d films
National Film Board of Canada | Home was Hairy Hill e→d films

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