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24 Ratings


Canada, 1956
Animation, Avant-Garde, Short


The film was made in 1956 by Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart for Canada’s National Film Board. McLaren, a Scottish-born Canadian, pioneered the use of stop-motion animation of abstract shapes synchronised with sound.

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Rythmetic Directed by Evelyn Lambart, Norman McLaren

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1956 | Winner: Best Short Documentary/Cultural Film (Silver Berlin Bear)

BAFTA Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Animated Film

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