Skeleton Girl is the story of Millicent, a small orphan girl who lives in a land of make-believe and her overactive imagination. One day as she goes for a walk in the woods, Millicent comes upon an abandoned cemetery where she takes a valuable gem from one of the gravestones. That night, during a spectacular thunderstorm, she begins to hear the tapping of bony fingers, and soon a cacophony of noises and images play out on the walls of her room. As a skeleton pays a visit to retrieve what is rightfully hers, Millicent soon discovers why it isn’t a good idea to steal from the dead.
Skeleton Girl is a 3D stereoscopic digital stop motion animated short film created and produced in Calgary, Alberta, Canada by Skeleton Girl Productions Inc. in association with Bleeding Art Industries. It appears to be the frst Canadian film to combine stereoscopic 3D AND stop motion animation. Skeleton Girl was recognized as a creative and technical accomplishment in New York where it won Best First 3D Film at its world premiere at the renowned Be Film The Underground Film Festival.
We are deeply appreciative of the support we received from our funders including the Government of Alberta - Alberta Multimedia Development Fund, CTV's Bravo!FACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent), and The National Film Board of Canada - Filmmaker Assistance Program.
Skeleton Girl will be on the festival circuit for the foreseeable future and is not available to the public at this time. We'll keep you updated here on its progress and any other future announcements. Visit the Awards & Festivals page for info on the film's screenings.
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For those of you who have been asking - yes, we're working on the follow-up to Skeleton Girl. It is called Through the Looking Glass and will also be shot in stereoscopic 3D and stop motion animation.
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