MAD GOD is an experimental animated film set in a Miltonesque world of monsters, mad scientists, and war pigs.


Directed by legendary visual effects and stop-motion craftsman Phil Tippett, the sets, creatures, effects, and spirit of MAD GOD are, in every way, independent and created from the heart. Sometimes that heart is bursting with love for the craft - other times it's macabre, punctured, and bleeding. MAD GOD is a mature film crafted from techniques & technologies that span the history of cinema.



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13 years old and older (Horror movies)



VIP passes and individual tickets on sale online, in limited quantities. Also available on site at the Festival box office from September 20st to 22nd, 1400 blvd de Maisonneuve W, Montreal, H3G 2V8


Tickets: 20$+tx (23$)


A service fee of $ 1 per ticket and credit (5%) is applicable on online purchases

Presented in collaboration with the Daniel Langlois Foundation for art, science and technology.


Alumni Theatre, H-110 : Henry F. Hall Building - 1455 blvd. de Maisonneuve West.- Concordia University

Masterclass : Behind the scenes of the series MAD GOD

Phil Tippett Studio (San Francisco, USA)

Saturday, September 21st, at 7 PM

It is with great pleasure that we present the legendary animator and special effects creator Phil Tippett for this very special edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival! During this unique experience, attendees will have the chance to see the first three episodes of the MAD GOD series on the big screen in our 30 minute program. From there, Tippett will explore the creative process of this project with the audience.


A unique occasion that should not be missed if you wish to meet a master in the stop motion world and understand the makings of a true legend.

Phil Tippett (U.S.A.)

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Photo credit : Tippett Studio





Director / Visual Effects Supervisor


Phil Tippett is a true legend in the Visual Effects Industry. He first made his name as head of animation and creature design for George Lucas' Star Wars films before launching Tippett Studio in 1984.


From the chess scene and Cantina band creatures of Star Wars, to the stop motion in Robocop, to the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park, Tippett has remained an innovator and a trailblazer throughout his entire career.


Phil is currently directing a multi-dimensional ride film for China called Monkey King: Havoc in Heaven.


Tippett has two Oscars, one BAFTA, two Emmys and widespread acclaim for his role in the advent of modern digital effects.

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A autograph signing session will be closing the event. We are asking for everyone’s full collaboration and respect to make sure everything goes as planned and in order.


Please note that during the Festival, you will have the chance to experience MAD GOD in virtual reality in our designated VR garden.


The documentary Phil Tippett: Mad Dream and Monsters will also be presented as a Canadian premiere Friday, September 20th at 9 PM at the J.A. De Sève Theatre, and at Cinéma Moderne Saturday, September 21st at 3 PM.


Watch a short documentary on the artist : My Life In Monsters: Meet the Animator Behind Star Wars and Jurassic Park 

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