After a life well lived Freddy is granted a chilling encore - he must live his life backwards through the eyes of every bug he has ever killed.



Deady Freddy is a stop motion short film shot in downtown Vancouver, Canada at The Neighbourhood Studio. It is the second film in an anthology of existential comedies by filmmaker Alicia Eisen.

The crew of Deady Freddy is proud to have enthusiastically included women in key creative roles such as Writer/Director, Producer and Director of Photography. For more information on inclusion in the film industry please see The Annenberg Foundation Study.


production information

Title: deady freddy

Production country: canada

production year: 2019

dialogue: english

run time: 10 min 14 sec

aspect ratio: 4:3

Stills from the film



Director/Writer - Alicia Eisen

Producer - Alicia Eisen / Sara Blake / Geoff Manton

Director of Photography - Suzanne Friesen
Additional Lighting - Sebastian Andexer

Animation - Alicia Eisen

Production Design - Alicia Eisen
Lead Fabricator - Tiffany Monk
Fabrication Team - Meghan Ang / Sara Blake / Cat Hayes / Shahab Ghaemirad / Frances Henry / Zoë Hutber / Jennifer Lyons / Nick Melchin / Emma Morgan / Ben Plante / Laurel Thomson / Omanie Elias
Carpentry - Ryan Milbourne

Freddy - Kane Steward
Wife - Meredith Hama-Brown
Additional Voices - Sara Blake / Daniel Doheny / Hana Halan / Kajetan Kwiatkowski / Frankie Stellato

Original Score Composed By - Transatlantic Film Orchestra & Jeff Innes
Supervising Sound Editor - Oscar Vargas
Dialogue Editor / Foley Recordist / Sound Mixer - Oscar Vargas
Sound Editor / Foley Engineer - Eugenio Battaglia
Sound Editor - David Daoud
Assistant Sound Editor - Cora Courtais
Colour Grading - Suzanne Friesen
Visual Effects & Compositing - Output°

This film could not have been made without the generous support of The British Columbia Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, Pacific Backlot


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Alicia Eisen is a Canadian filmmaker originally from Toronto, Ontario. After attending Seneca College for animation she embarked on a career as a stop motion animator working internationally in TV, Film and Commercial projects.  In 2015 Alicia decided to bring her skills back to Canada and pursue independent filmmaking in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.

Alicia's first film "Old Man" (2016) garnered international screenings and was awarded an honourable mention at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 2016 for "Most Promising Director of a Canadian Short Film". "Old Man" had it's broadcast premiere on CBC and can currently be viewed through their website

Alicia currently has two new stop motion projects in development with the assistance of the British Columbia Council of the Arts and the National Film Board of Canada and is also developing animated music video projects. 



Sara Blake



Alicia Eisen