Love Letters from Everest is a short documentary film about a long-distance love story unfolding via letters exchanged during the 1956 Everest expedition. Using a combination of live action stop-motion, traditional animation, and dozens of archival photographs, the story follows director Celeste Koon's grandparents Fritz Muller and Barbara Battle.
Our Role: from concept and storyboarding to animation and compositing.
Written and Directed by: Celeste Koon
Producer:  Shasha Nakhai
Executive Producer: Ed Barreveld, Storyline Entertainment
Animation Director: Anna Bron
Animation support: Andrew Whyte
Executive in Charge of Production, CBC Docs: Lesley Birchard
Canadian Screen Award Nominee for:
Best Web Program or Series Non-Fiction – Shasha Nakhai & Ed Barreveld
Best Direction, Web Program or Series – Celeste Koon
2021 – Yorkton Film Festival – Golden Sheaf Award Nominee for Best Animated Short
2021 – My Hero Film Festival **WINNER – BEST ANIMATION**
2020 – Available Light Film Festival
2020 – Fipadoc Festival International Documentaire
2019 – St. Louis International Film Festival
2019 – Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival
2019 – DOC NYC
2019 – Guelph Film Festival
2019 – Lunenberg Film Festival

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