DEAD CAT

Annie-Claude Caron & Danick Audet

2023 | Fiction | 12 min 30 | HD

Synopsis


What were Catherine and Louis thinking when they chose a cat with distinctive white spots? It would have been much easier to replace if they had picked the all-back one! Now, they will have to tell their daughter Sophie that Nugget’s dead. Unless…


Written & Directed by: Annie-Claude Caron & Danick Audet
Production: Astrid Barrette Tessier & Sophie Valcourt
Executive Production : Fanny-Laure Malo & Annie-Claude Quirion (La Boîte à Fanny)

With
Léane Labrèche-Dor, Pierre-Yves Cardinal & Lilas-Rose Cantin
Cinematography
Shawn Pavlin
Production Design
Pierre-Olivier Cadieux
Sound
François Pinet-Forcier, Jean-François Sauvé & Luc Boudrias
Editing
Amélie Labrèche
Original Music
Laurent Emmanuel Malo & Léandre Meilleur
Costumes
Kelly-Anne Bonieux
Makeup & Hair
Anaïs Côté

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Awards & Special Mentions


  • Shortlist – Best Live Action Short Film
    96th Academy Awards®
  • Best Narrative Short
    Tribeca Festival 2023
  • Grand Prize – Best Comedy Short
    Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2023
  • Audience Choice Award – Narrative Short
    Calgary International Film Festival 2023
  • Best Film
    International Comedy Film Festival in Liège 2023
  • Premiumfilms Award
    International Comedy Film Festival in Liège 2023
  • Best Screenplay
    Sulmona International Film Festival 2023
  • Best Short Film for Teenagers
    KUKI Festival 2023
  • Audience Choice Award – Best Short (Comedy)
    Sedona International Film Festival 2024
  • Best Comedy Short
    UPTILT Film Fest 2024
  • Best of the Fest
    UPTILT Film Fest 2024
  • Best Comedy Short
    Canadian Film Fest 2024
  • Best Screenplay
    Vancouver Island Short Film Festival 2024
  • People’s Choice Award
    Vancouver Island Short Film Festival 2024
  • Audience Award for Short Film
    International Film Festival of Ottawa 2024
  • Best Film
    Assurdo Film Festival 2024
  • Audience Award
    Assurdo Film Festival 2024
  • Grand Prize
    Vues du Québec Festival 2024
  • Best Comedy
    West Chester Film Festival 2024
  • Alan H. (Bud) and Suzanne L. Selig Audience Award for Best Short Film
    Milwaukee Film Festival 2024
  • Professional Jury Award – Mezzo
    Festival Plein la Bobine 2024
  • Classes Jury Award – Mezzo
    Festival Plein la Bobine 2024
  • Parents’ Jury Award
    Festival Plein la Bobine 2024

Festivals


  • Tribeca Festival 2023
  • Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2023
  • Edmonton International Film Festival 2023
  • Calgary International Film Festival 2023
  • Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2023
  • Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue 2023
  • KUKI Festival 2023
  • Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market 2023
  • International Comedy Film Festival in Liège 2023
  • Sulmona International Film Festival 2023
  • Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2024
  • Festival Vues dans la tête… Pascal Plante 2024
  • McMinville Short Film Festival 2024
  • Sedona International Film Festival 2024
  • Pragueshorts Film Festival 2024
  • Boulder International Film Festival 2024
  • International Film Festival of Ottawa 2024
  • Canadian Film Fest 2024
  • Festival REGARD 2024