THE ANIMAL PROJECT

By Ingrid VENINGER

PUNK FILMS INC. - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2013

After an unusual and inspiring dream, an unorthodox theatre director (Aaron Poole) attempts to push a group of eager young performers out of their comfort zones, while struggling with his own ability to live and authentic and fulfilling life with his teenage son (Jacob Switzer).

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Toronto - TIFF 2013
Contemporary World Cinema
St. John's Intl Women's Film Festival 2013
Whistler Film Festival 2013
EDA Award BEST DIRECTOR
Bratislava International Film Festival 2013
Goa International Film Festival India 2013
Cucalorus Film Festival 2013
Nashville Film Festival 2013
Ashland Independent Film Festival 2014
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ingrid VENINGER
    • Writer(s)
    • Ingrid VENINGER
    • Producer(s)
    • Ingrid VENINGER (pUNK Films Inc.)
    • Synopsis
    • ★★★★ “Ingrid Veninger is definitely a director worth following, as she proves the value of women filmmakers, and the great power of storytelling that they hold.” Ilse de Mucha Herrera, The Arts Scene

      ★★★★ “The reigning queen of lo-fi Canadian cinema has upped her game without abandoning any of her characteristic whimsy.” Norm Wilner, NOW Magazine

      ★★★★ “simultaneously as touching as it is hilarious.” Sean Kelly, Toronto Film Scene

      ★★★★ “THE ANIMAL PROJECT offers a First-Rate Cast in a terrific ensemble piece… Joey Klein & Aaron Poole are so good they knock the wind out of you.” Greg Klymkiw, The Film Corner
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