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Sneak Up

Sneak Up

Raymond Caplin

Canada | 2020 | 3 min
Available on ARTS.FILM from September 30, 2022

A sneak up” is a traditional song and dance performed at a powwow. The dancers’ movements recall those of past warriors who would slip behind enemy lines to launch an attack, and the traditional dance features slow steps and head movements that reflect the importance of observation, made in time with the music. In this film, dancers adorned in traditional dress are captured via rotoscoping — a type of animation that lends a sense of volatility, highlighting the special significance of every movement.
Director Raymond Caplin
Cinematographer Clark Ferguson
Animation Ray Caplin
Music Ray Caplin, Shamu Martin
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Raymond Caplin

Raymond Caplin

Raymond Caplin is an illustrator and animator who loves creating animated films. He enjoys exploring various artistic media and wants to pursue a career as an animator. His first film, In Your Heart, was awarded Best Experimental Film at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival as well as the Best Animated Film at the Arlington International Film Festival (2013).

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Missing offering (2016) ; Co-wreck the record (2016) ; Creation Story (2016) ; Traditional healing (2013) ; Finding the light (2013) ; In your heart (2012)

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