Press Junket for Neighbors (1952)


This film, shot in pixilation (a kind of stop-motion animation with actors), is about two neighbours who come to barbaric blows over a flower that straddles the property line. (Kenneth Chisholm, IMDB)


Norman McLaren

Cast and Crew

(From IMDB)

Writing Credits
Norman McLaren

Grant Munro – Neighbour on the Right
Jean Paul Ladouceur – Neighbour on the Left

Produced by
Norman McLaren

Music by
Norman McLaren

Cinematography by
Wolf Koenig

Sound Department
Clarke Da Prato

Animation Department
Norman McLaren

Awards, Nominations, Festivals

Academy Awards - won Best Documentary, Short Subjects (1953)

Academy Awards - nominated for Best Short, One-reel (1953)

BAFTA Awards - nominated for UN Award, Canada (1953)

Canadian Film Awards - Norman McLaren won, Special Award (1953)