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To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

A Short film by Fx Goby

Produced by Composite Films

Production year : 2016


While we commemorate the centennary of Jack London's death, the FX director Goby adapts To Build a Fire, the famous short story by the American author. It recounts the tragic tale of a man and his dog trying to survive in the hostile and glacial nature of the Yukon.

Enter into our polar Western and experience the glacial cold by embarking on a sensory journey.



To Build a Fire

Teaser (International)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Composite Films

Foreign production company :

Nexus Productions

Co-production :

Carabine Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

francetv distribution

Photos (5)

Full credits (10)

Executive Producer :

Samuel François-Steininger

Screenwriter :

Fx Goby

Voice :

Tony Fish

Editor :

Fx Goby

Music Composer :

Mathieu Alvado

Author of original work :

Jack London

Foreign producers :

Charlotte Bavasso, Christopher O'Reilly

Co-producer :

Christel Delahaye

Animation :

Christian Bøving-Andersen

Sound Mixer :

Barnaby Templer

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Animated film

Sub-genre :

2D animation, Literary adaptation

Themes :

Travel, Nature, Human nature

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Coproducer countries :

France, Great Britain

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Great Britain)

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Runtime :

13 min

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Production formats :

HD 4K - HD Cinemascope

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Aspect ratio :

Panoramique scope

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