Triolet For Laika

Director Emory Allen
Year 2015

An introspective look at the connection between courage and isolation told through the viewpoint of our heroine, Laika, the first dog in space. 

“Triolet For Laika, First Dog In Space” is the basis for this short film. Written by Ann Eichler Kolakowski, the brief and moving poem is a fitting ode to Laika’s short yet impactful life. The poem was originally published in Rattle #40, Summer 2013.

Selections
Animation Block Party 2015
Atlanta Underground Film Festival 2015
Selection Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival 2015
New Orleans Film Festival 2015

Awards
Gold Award Winner Spotlight Short Film Awards 2015

Directed by
Emory Allen
Executive Producers
Todd Boss, Egg Creative, Amanda Miller
Based on a poem by
Ann Eichler Kolakowski
Animation
Alicia Reece
Modeling and 3D Animation
Joe Russo
Illustration
Emory Allen
Production Support
NEIGHBOR
Original Music and Sound Design
Alec Considine-Mueller
Audio Samples Provided by
Freesound