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Gary Larson's Tales from the Far Side

Gary Larson’s Tales from the Far Side

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

A series of dark, spooky, funny and nearly disgusting tales created out of the vast realm of newspaper, book, calendar and coffee mug cartoonist Gary Larson’s Far Side. Characters, including cows, bugs, wolves, snakes and rioting sheep appear and re-appear as the stories unfold.

Award in Annecy

  • Grand Prix (1995)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Gary Larson’s Tales from the Far Side

    Directed by: Marv NEWLAND

    Country: Canada

    Year of production: 1994

    Running time: 31 min 29 s

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Marv NEWLAND


    Distribution: FARWORKS INC, Toni CARMICHAEL

    Script: Gary Larson

    Graphics: Gary Larson

    Sets: Gabor Csakany, Greg Gibbons, James Tainton

    Animation: Sheldon Arnst, Pud’n Head Bartlett, Alan Best, Paul Boyd, James M. Clow, Dan Collins, Jay Falconer, Michael Grimshaw, Shelley McIntosh, Eileen Middleton, Wayne Morris, Dieter Mueller, Hilary Philips, John Moose Pagan

    Camera: Lynka Belanger, Tom Brydon, Alvin Chong, Al Sens Animation

    Music: Rob Burger, Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz, Eyvind Kang

    Sound: Irving Mulch

    Editing: Michael Van den Bos

    Voice: Katheleen Barr, Doug Parker, Lee Tokar, Dale Wilson