“Stuffed” is a documentary feature film about the surprising world of taxidermy. Told through the eyes & hands of acclaimed artists across the world, the film explores this diverse subculture where sculptors must also be scientists, seeing life where others only see death. From an all-female studio in Los Angeles to fine artists in the Netherlands, these passionate experts push creative boundaries. The film highlights a diversity of perspectives including an anatomical sculptor in South Africa & a big game taxidermist in Ohio. And, in an unexpected twist, “Stuffed” reveals the importance of preserving nature, using taxidermy as its unlikely vehicle, and the taxidermist as its wild driver.

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Erin Derham


Director: Erin Derham
Executive Producer: Rachel Price, Holly Brydson, Alexander Behse
Producer: Kaleena Kiff, Galen Fletcher, Erin Derham
Cinematographer: Jan Balster
Editor: Jenn Strom
Sound Designer: Kirby Jinnah
Music: Ben Lovett
Principal Cast: Allis Markham, Jaap Sinke, Ferry Van Tongeren, Travis De Villiers, Daniel Meng, Wendy Christensen, George Dante, Ken Walker, Tim Bovard, Jay Kirk


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Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: Canada, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 84:00 mins