2020

UNDEREXPOSED

FILM FESTIVAL yc

2020 FILMS

 

The Legend of Rasputin

BLOCK A | Opening Night

THEME: Delightfully Different

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2020  |  7 - 9 PM
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY | DINA'S PLACE at the DiGIORGIO CAMPUS CENTER | map it

Puppetry | 2017 | 12 min. 40 sec.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | PG-13
Country | Canada
Language | English
Producer | Heather Henson
Director | Jamie Shannon
Writer | Jamie Shannon
Cast | Marty Stelnick
[8th Fantastic Planet Film Festival • REEL PUPPETS FILM FESTIVAL • JIM HENSON STUDIOS (Handmade Puppet Dreams) • Victoria Film Festival • Toronto Shorts International Film Festival • Atlanta Film Festival  Julien Dubuque International New Jersey  Montclaire Film Festival  WildSound Festival]
 
A chapter in the life of Grigori Rasputin through puppets.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Jamie Shannon is a well known Pupeteer and Showrunner who has created over 500 hours of Broadcast Childrens television. 

Inspired by the legendary Jim Henson, Jamie created his own troupe of puppets whilst attending film school, the quirky characters known as 'the Grogs' soon found a home on Canadian cable channel YTV. Performing daily as live on-air hosts for the network for 3 years, culminating with a 24 hour channel takeover. 

THE GROG’S, success led Jamie to create the long running preschool series NANALAN, based on his Nana’s backyard. Nanalan aired on Nick Jr, PBS, CBC and was sold into 30 countries around the world. The series garnering three nominations and winning 2 Gemini awards (Best Writing and Best Performance in a Preschool Series).  

After Nanalan Jamie created the equally successful cult teen puppet series MR MEATY for Nickelodeon. Once again he puppeteered and voiced multiple characters as well as writing and directing for the series. In addition to MR MEATY, Jamie worked for numerous networks; creating the characters of Ooh & Aah for the Disney series OOH, AAH & ME. Directing the pilot and overseeing the first series of BIG AND SMALL for the BBC. Directing and creating characters for the entire second season of GIVER, a documentary style show for TVO, and creating and also providing the voices for several characters YTV’s animated series WEIRD YEARS. 

An experienced director and master puppeteer Jamie has brought to life unique characters for countless projects. Including music videos for the likes of SIA and KID ROCK. Short films such the 2013 Sundance short film, WAKENING; the Spike Jonze produced HIGGLETY PIGGLETY POP; and for Heather Henson’s Ibex Films THE LEGEND OF RASPUTIN. Live action series such as R.L. Stines GOOSEBUMPS, The Comedy Channel’s HOT BOX and the Sinking Ship’s ODD SQUAD on PBS and CBBC. As well as hundreds of commercials and print campaigns. 

RELATED LINKS

Website | https://jamieshannon.ca

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/RasputinSHORT/

IMDB | https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7585894

Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/jshananana/

Twitter | https://twitter.com/jShannonigan

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/jamieshannon

 
Last Film                                                                                                                                                                                   Next Film
THEATER

BLOCKS A, B, C, F, G, H

DINA'S PLACE

 at DiGIORGIO CAMPUS CENTER

ADDRESS: 2020 Alumni Dr.

Rock Hill, SC 29733

BLOCKS D, E

YORK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

 ROCK HILL

ADDRESS: 138 E. Black St.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

WORKSHOP

GETTYS ART CENTER COURTROOM

ADDRESS: 201 E. Main St.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

WRAP PARTY

SLOW PLAY BREWING

ADDRESS: 274 Columbia Ave.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

SCREENINGS

MARCH 25 - 28, 2020

MARCH 25

BLOCK A | 7 - 9 PM

MARCH 26

BLOCK B | 7 - 9 PM

MARCH 27

BLOCK C  | 3 - 5 PM

BLOCK D | 4 - 5:30 PM

BLOCK E | 7 - 8:30 PM

BLOCK F | 7 - 9 PM

MARCH 28

WORKSHOP | 10 AM - 12 PM

BLOCK G  | 2 - 4 PM

BLOCK H | 7 - 9:30 PM

WRAP PARTY | 9:30 PM - 12 AM

Doors open 30 minutes prior to screening time.

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Support for this project is provided by Comporium Communications, the SC Arts Commission (which receives funding from the NEA), Rock Hill Accommodations Tax Grant Fund, York County Accommodations & Hospitality Tax & the ACYC Annual Campaign. For visitors information including lodging, contact Visit York County, SC at 888-702-1320. Support for this project is provided by the Arts Council of York County Small Grants Program, the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC, the SC Arts Commission, which received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, and Comporium Communications.



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