We are extremely excited that Tanya Tagaq has enthusiastically joined the creative team for our short film Anirniq. Tanya’s mesmerizing music was an immediate choice for me to be the voice for this film. Not only did it make sense from a cultural perspective given Tanya’s style is rooted in Inuit throat signing but the visceral tones of the music provided the tension and beauty that we needed to juxtapose in the story.
I first heard Tanya perform live with the Kronos Quartet at the Chan Center in Vancouver several months ago. How would I know this was an unanticipated audition for a film we were about to conceive for the upcoming Parallel Lines competition.
Read more about Tanya and our short film at our production blog: