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 2021

Private online mentoring 'Complete Your Book in a Year' 

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2022

January

Jan 11th (Tues) 10am  U3A Nunawading Summer School 'Non- Boring Writing'

February

PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' starts on first Friday of each month, 10am-1pm. North Melb Archives.

Book directly hazel@hazeledwards.com before first week in January.

MAY

May 8th (Sunday) 10am-4pm 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' Writers Victoria.


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