The Animal Project

  • 2013
  • Movie
  • comedy-drama

Canada's indie queen, Ingrid Veninger, returns with her fourth feature, THE ANIMAL PROJECT, an inventive and affecting new film, driven by an exciting ensemble cast. After an unusual and inspiring dream, an unorthodox acting teacher (Aaron Poole) attempts to push a group of eager young performers out of their comfort zones, while struggling with his own...read more

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Canada's indie queen, Ingrid Veninger, returns with her fourth feature, THE ANIMAL PROJECT, an inventive and affecting new film, driven by an exciting ensemble cast.

After an unusual and inspiring dream, an unorthodox acting teacher (Aaron Poole) attempts to push a group of eager young performers out of their comfort zones, while struggling with his own ability to live an authentic and fulfilling life with his teenage son.

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"Simultaneously as touching as it is hilarious." – Sean Kelly, Toronto Film Scene

"Accessible, human, engaging." – Anghus Houvouras, Encore

"Subtle, funny and moving."– Scott A. Gray, Exclaim!

"THE ANIMAL PROJECT was envisioned by Veninger as a sort of cinematic "leap of faith." If you're looking for something a little different, take a chance on THE ANIMAL PROJECT." Will Perkins, Yahoo!

"The reigning queen of lo-fi Canadian cinema has upped her game without abandoning any of her characteristic whimsy." – Norm Wilner, NOW Magazine

"THE ANIMAL PROJECT is unlike anything I have seen before, and I can promise that fellow audience members will feel the same way." – Matthew Hoffman, Black Sheep

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  • Released: 2013
  • Review: Canada's indie queen, Ingrid Veninger, returns with her fourth feature, THE ANIMAL PROJECT, an inventive and affecting new film, driven by an exciting ensemble cast. After an unusual and inspiring dream, an unorthodox acting teacher (Aaron Poole) attempts… (more)

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