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Blackfly is a breakneck romp based on the song of the same title, written and sung by Canadian folk singer Wade Hemsworth, with back-up vocals by Kate and Anna McGarrigle. This animated film recounts Hemsworth's battles with this quintessential "critter" during a summer of surveying in Northern Ontario.

1991, 05 min 06 s

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Second Prize - Category: Animated Short under 6 minutes
International Children's Film Festival
October 8 to 17 1993, Chicago - USA

Red Ribbon Award - Category: Animation
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 26 to 30 1993, Chicago - USA

Blue Ribbon Award - Category: Animation
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 26 to 30 1993, Chicago - USA

Silver Apple Award
National Educational Media Network Competition
May 18 to 23 1993, Oakland - USA

Best International Film Award
A.T.O.M. Awards for Short Educational Films & Videos
May 15 1993, Melbourne - Australia

Silver Medal (Second Prize) - with a cash prize of 25$US
Expo of Short Film and Video
November 6 to 7 1992, New York - USA