Soul Fish

Soul Fish is a lightly animated mythic story about a puffer fish who leaves the "fish-eat-fish" world on a quest for his soul.

  • Project Type:
    Animation
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 16, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    9,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography

Michelle is a published author and storyteller whose stories have been enjoyed by readers of all ages. "Soul Fish" is the first of her stories to be made into a short film.

Michelle is author of six books, including the celebrated book How to Ride a Dragon (Key Porter, 2001). To find out more about her work, visit michelletocher.com

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Director Statement

"Soul Fish" is a modern parable that addresses timeless questions regarding the loss and recovery of the soul. In this simple, short, light-hearted story, these questions are embodied so that viewers can reflect on their own experiences. "Soul Fish" is a universal story and does not express the beliefs of any particular religion.