Title of the film: CNUT
Genre: Narrative, Magical Realism
Duration: 3 minutes 15 seconds
Director: Courtney Westbrook (ARACOURT)
Producer: Katherine Shearer
Synopsis: CNUT is a 3-minute stop motion animation exploring the conflict between nature and man’s technology. CNUT is inspired by the story of King Canute (or Cnut) who demonstrates to his subjects that even the most powerful human cannot control the impending tide or nature. We follow our well-dressed protagonist as he tirelessly battles with his environment and task of taking a good selfie. Will he succeed?