Chulyen, a Crow’s tale
- A film by Cerise Lopez and Agnès Patron
- 2015 20'
- An ikki Films production
- Avec le soutien de Ciclic - Région Centre-Val de Loire, de la Région Auvergne, de la communauté de communes de la Chaise-Dieu, de France 2 et du CNC - aide après réalisation
Chulyen is strong, Chulyen is handsome. Chulyen is weak, Chulyen is ugly. Chulyen is the Crow Spirit, and three shamans are chasing after him.
Animation: Cerise Lopez, Agnès Patron, Morgane Le Péchon, Jonas Schloesing, Lucas Malbrun, Laurence Szymaszek, Sandra Rivaud, Antoine Lopez
Sound: Mathieu Vigouroux
Mix: Mathias Chaumet
Image editing: Cerise Lopez, Agnès Patron, Nazim Meslem
Colour grading: Jean-Christophe Levet
Music: Pierre Oberkampf
Festivals & awards
Despite its length (20 minutes), Chulyen, a Crow’s Tale has had a very successful international festival career, being selected in more than 60 festivals, including Go Short, Hiroshima, Annecy, receiving some fifteen prizes and mentions, including the Animatou Grand Prix, the Special Jury Prize of Hiroshima, the “New Face” Prize in the Animation category (Media Arts Festival – Japan), etc.
The film was also pre-selected for the 2016 Cesar, and began a new life in Guatemala by becoming a subject of study in a research centre for contemporary art.