Good Grief is a short stop motion animated documentary that explores the lessons we learn from dealing with grief and loss. Five real people share their true stories of losing something precious and what it has taught them about living.
Made in 2012, Good Grief has screened at 19 festivals worldwide and won numerous awards. Inspired by the loss of her own mother and the grief that ensued, director Fiona Dalwood went about finding out how the experience of loss transforms us. With a shoestring budget and months of hard work, she made Good Grief, a beautiful short film that has been described as “adorable and heartfelt”. Accessible to children and adults alike, it is being used in educational programs as a starting point to discuss the process of grief and what some of the positive outcomes of grief can be.
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Written, directed and animated by Fiona Dalwood (http://www.fionadalwood.com/about)
Produced by Jonno Katz (http://www.jonnokatz.com)
Music by Matthew Nicholson (http://www.invisibleaudio.com.au)
Sound by Livia Ruzic
Voice cast (interview subjects): Dan Michael, Alex De Vos, Sarah De Vos, Andrew O’Sullivan, Dana Katz
© 2012 VCA School of Film & Television, The University of Melbourne, Australia (http://vca.unimelb.edu.au/ftv)