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Yesterday was Hayao Miyazaki’s birthday and we couldn’t miss the opportunity to pay homage to one legend of animation features in this #AnimatedWedenesday Gwenn Germain presents “Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux” or “Girls and Guys from Summits and Skies” a brilliant and epic tribute to maestro Miyazaki. Happy Birthday.

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Always happy to find some iphone gems in the archives. Cruising w @kitdski in Banff National Park a couple months ago. If you ever need some inspiration or motivation, you should read her new book, Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits, available on Amazon. Yup, she’s pretty motivated…. #iphone @thephotosociety by natgeo


Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux by Gwenn GERMAIN 

Translated into English “Girls and Guys from Summits and Skies” is a 2D full-length animated film trailer that its creator 21 year old French animation student Gwenn Germain has stated is inspired by Hayao Miyazaki, Jean Girault and Syd Mead and took 5 months to create single handedly.  The plot follows a young boy who lives in a village perched on a giant tree that falls in the depths of the forest where he meets two Aboriginal strange that will help him return home. The videos audio track is “Hanna bi” by Joe Hisaishi. 

See Gwenn Germain’s vimeo channel here.


Girls and Guys from Summits and Skies (Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux) (2015) | Gwenn Germain