My Heart Attack

My Heart Attack


                                My Heart Attack
| 13 min

This animated short from Sheldon Cohen (The Sweater) tells the true story of a "nice Jewish boy with Buddhist inclinations" who suffers a heart attack. At the crossroads of documentary and animation, the film combines wry humour and philosophical musings to show that, sometimes, what feels like the end is really only just the beginning.

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Credits
  • writer
    Sheldon Cohen
  • director
    Sheldon Cohen
  • narrator
    Sheldon Cohen
  • art direction
    David Barlow-Krelina
  • music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • vocalist
    Sylvan Lanken
    Lily Lanken
  • layouts
    Sheldon Cohen
    David Barlow-Krelina
  • animation
    Sheldon Cohen
    David Barlow-Krelina
  • additional animation
    Velislav Kazakov
    Jo Meuris
    Hyun Jin Park
  • animation assistant
    Sharron Mirsky
  • character colouring
    David Barlow-Krelina
    Hyun Jin Park
  • backgrounds
    David Barlow-Krelina
  • motion graphics
    David Barlow-Krelina
  • compositing
    David Barlow-Krelina
  • picture editing
    Sheldon Cohen
    Oana Suteu Khintirian
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • digital imaging
    Randall Finnerty
  • titles
    Mélanie Bouchard
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
    Karla Baumgardner
  • musician
    Chris Smith
    Thomas Gossage
    Anant Jesse
    Sebastian Dufour
    Tommy Gauthier
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music recording assistant
    Philip Gosselin
    Tristan Capacchione
  • dialogue editor
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • sound editor assistant
    Sharron Mirsky
    Tristan Capacchione
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • technical director
    Éloi Champagne
  • technical coordinator
    Steve Hallé
  • administration
    Victoire-Émilie Bessette
    Rosalina Di Sario
  • production coordination
    Stéphanie Lalonde
    Dominique Forget
  • production assistance
    Jon Montes
  • marketing
    Geneviève Bérard
  • copyright clearance
    Sylvia Mezei
  • executive producer
    Michael Fukushima
    David Verrall
    Roddy McManus
  • producer
    Jelena Popovic
    Marcy Page

  • marke

    Thanks for sharing your story, Sheldon. I love the light-hearted (no pun) approach you took. Sorry your neighbours lost Bailey. Glad to see you're still making films.

    marke, 8 Apr 2017