Official Selection

Jamie's Paper Train

Canada 2018
Duration: 07:30
Directed by: Brandon Lloyd, Joel Shemrock
Screenplay: Brandon Lloyd, Joel Shemrock
Dialogue language: English

Inspired by the real life story of a young boy with autism, Jamie’s Paper Train is a visual metaphor for the challenges that face those affected by the condition. Seeking comfort in a world of overstimulation, Jamie finds escape through his passion for making paper trains. With the love and support of his parents, Jamie spent endless hours, embracing his imagination, forging bonds with those whom he struggled to make real world connections with. The film combines a mix of various animation techniques including stop motion animation, 2D and 3D animation, told through Jack Noble’s unmistakeable maritime charm.

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