Hazel Edwards
“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Titanic Dog  (Animation)

Titanic Dog  1912-2012  Animation       Title:"Titanic Dog'

ISBN: 978-0-9871575-6-0

Author:Hazel Edwards

Animator: Tobi Jessop

Narrator:  Matteo

Cameo voice: Gaytana Adorna

Publisher: Tobop Productions 

Running Time: 10.46 mins

 

Dog lovers enjoy dog heroes. And even tragedies like the Titanic sinking can reveal unexpected heroes. When the 'unsinkable' Titanic' hit an iceberg in 1912, Rigel, the 'Newfie'(Newfoundland sea dog) helped survivors. Told from the appealing personality of the 'big' sea dog, this animation shares the facts, but in a way that personalises.

Animated by Tobi Jessop from Hazel Edwards' story for the 2012 anniversary of the 1912 Titanic sinking.

Challenges:

For the writer: 'creating a hero within a sad, factual' story where many died.'

For the animator: 

'Researching,creating scenes, sequences and characters and synchronising the soundscape took six months.'

Trailer here 

'Titanic Dog' author Hazel& animator Tobi Jessop'Titanic dog' Author Hazel, Voice Matteo & Animator Tobi Jessop at Yacht Club launch

Titanic Dog' author Hazel, animator Tobi Jessop & Matteo 'The Voice' of the dog.

Titanic_Dog-_Teachers_Notes_including_curriculum_links__animator_process._.pdf

 

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Events & Appearances 2017

1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

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August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

August 14th   Ashburton Library   1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 18th  Doncaster Library  11-12   Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

September 1st 10-1pm PRO

September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne   Sun 10th Sept  11.30 Authorpreneurship. Bookings & Blog 

September 16th  10-1pm  Yarra Glen L&L Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

September 19th  YABBA

September 23rd  10.30-12. Dolly Parton Imagination Library event, Geelong Library.

October 6th 10-1pm PRO

October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm  Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

December 1st  10-1pm PRO

2018

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

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