Camaquen
A Short Film By Maria Jose Campos
Camaquen

WHEN

March 12 to 14 2022

WHERE

 Online

In person @Halo Cafe 3024 Hurontario St, Mississauga ON L5B 4M4 

In person @Paradigms in Photography 2515 Hurontario St Unit 102, Mississauga ON L5A 4C8

ABOUT THE FILM

Sunu, an Inca boy, prepares for his journey with the gods to help his people to bring rain for the harvests but he loses his camaquen in the way. With the help of the demon Supay from the underworld, Sunu will have to undergo hard tests to reclaim his camaquen and fulfil his journey. Camaquen is the quechua term for soul, which means vital energy.

Duration: 7 minutes

Age: 3+

Country: Denmark/ Peru

ABOUT THE FILM MAKER

Maria Jose Campos is an illustrator, teacher, animator and entrepreneur from Lima, Peru living in Aarhus, Denmark. She has an international master in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture from the University of Glasgow and an associate’s degree in Classicall Animation from Vancouver Film School. Her graduation film Little Goddess has been screened in more than 25 festivals around the world. She has won financial awards to produce animation projects such as Camaquen, her first professional short film and the pilot for her developing series Chicho and Darz.

Maria Jose Campos
Maria Jose Campos

Credits

Directed by Maria Jose Campos

Assistant Directed by Fatima Lock

Produced by Fatima Lock

Co-ordination by César Santivañez

Assistant Co-ordination by Angie Teodoro

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Land Acknowledgement

Crane Creations Acknowledges The Land Which We Operate On Is Part Of The Treaty Lands And Territory Of The Michi Saagiig, Commonly Referred To As The Mississauga First Nations. We Acknowledge The Territory Of The Anishinabek, Wendat, Haudenosaunee, Ojibwe Peoples, As Well As All Caretakers Of This Land Acknowledged And Unacknowledged, Recorded And Unrecorded, And Past, Present, And Future.

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