Director, Canary, Rodeo FX Animation
Pierre-Hugues "PH" Dallaire first discovered the thrill of animation at the tender age of 12, giving life to cute, inappropriately homicidal clay figures. His studies in hand-drawn and computer animation led to the creation of animated skits for a nationally televised comedy show and co-founding Shed Studios, which is where he met Ben Therriault...
Their short films and commissioned work have been featured at the Annecy International Film Festival (Share The Joy, IGA; Vraiment Frais, IGA; Aide Gourmet, IGA). Other accolades include Vimeo Staff Picks (Share The Joy), an Honourable Mention at the Queen Palm International Film Festival (LottoMax Bear), and a CREA Award (MSSS Smoke).
Their short-circuited but notable attempt at making the short film Outside in 2016 led them to a better home, Rodeo FX, and an even better film: Canary, which had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2022.