Paradise

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Synopsis

A blackbird watches an Emperor's magnificent transforming bird perform in a glittering palace while being fed exotic fruits, and dreams of being able to live in the palace himself. But he soon discovers that captivity is nowhere near the ideal life it seems to be, and in the end he realizes just how beautiful nature is after all.

Music Sources

Last, James : "The Lonely Shepherd "

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Animated Short Film

Video Information

Technical Specifications

Running time: 15:24
Negative Type: 35mm

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Credits

Director

Ishu Patel

Animator

Ishu Patel
George Ungar

Music

Gheorghe Zamfir

Producer

Ishu Patel

Executive Producer

Douglas "Doug" MacDonald

Sound Effects

Normand Roger

Design

Ishu Patel

Production Coordinator

Joan Churchill

Additional Animation

Joseph F. "Joe" Gilland ("Gilliand")

Story Development

Eunice Macaulay

Additional Music

Normand Roger

Concept

Ishu Patel

Character Interpretation

George Ungar

Animation Camera Effects

Pierre Landry

Architectural Layouts

George Ungar

Colour Design and Rendering

Joan Churchill
Brenda Martin
Aileen Brophy

Rendering Assistant

Meilan Daniel Lam
Pepita Ferrari
Gabriel Caya
Hasmig Marangian
Joanne Disensi

Music Recording

Louis Hone

Sound Mixing

Jean-Pierre Joutel

Unit Administrator

Diane Bergeron

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Screenshots

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History

3/21/2016

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4/2/2016

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Sources

Ishu Patel: Concept
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Ishu Patel: Design
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Ishu Patel: Animator
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George Ungar: Animator
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George Ungar: Character Interpretation
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Eunice Macaulay: Story Development
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Joan Churchill: Production Coordinator
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Gheorghe Zamfir: Music
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Normand Roger: Additional Music
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Normand Roger: Sound Effects
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Pierre Landry: Animation Camera Effects
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

George Ungar: Architectural Layouts
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Joseph F. "Joe" Gilland ("Gilliand"): Additional Animation
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ishu Patel: Director
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Joan Churchill: Colour Design and Rendering
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Brenda Martin: Colour Design and Rendering
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Aileen Brophy: Colour Design and Rendering
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Meilan Daniel Lam: Rendering Assistant
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Pepita Ferrari: Rendering Assistant
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Gabriel Caya: Rendering Assistant
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Hasmig Marangian: Rendering Assistant
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Joanne Disensi: Rendering Assistant
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Louis Hone: Music Recording
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Jean-Pierre Joutel: Sound Mixing
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Diane Bergeron: Unit Administrator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ishu Patel: Producer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Douglas "Doug" MacDonald: Executive Producer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)