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Sarah Legault

Sarah Legault (London, ON) is an award winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator, and writer. Her first stop-motion animation Dear Love earned the Best Animated Short Film award at the 2014 Toronto Independent Film Festival. Sarah recently teamed up with Canadian electro-goth band Johnny Hollow to direct and animate their stop-motion music video Firefly. Since 2005, she has won over 10 awards for her unique custom motorcycle paint work and participated in about 50 group exhibits in Toronto, Berlin, Krakow, or Los Angeles. Sarah’s work spans illustration, stop-motion animation, doll making, painting, photography and curating multimedia shows.

 

Awards

Best Animated Short (Dear Love) - Toronto Independent Film Festival 2014

Best In Show - Custom Harley Paint 

Best Paint - Custom Harley Paint

 

CV

  • Eastern Block Party; (group exhibit) London ON (2004)

  • Incision; (group exhibit) London ON (2005)

  • In Good Company: (group exhibit) The Next Generation of Influences; London ON (2006)

  • The London Club; (group exhibit) London ON (2007)

  • Square Foot Show; (group exhibit) Toronto ON (2011)

  • Ladyfest; (group exhibit) London ON (2011)

  • Artfusion; (group exhibit) London ON (2011)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Merry Melancholy; London ON (2011)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Dearly Departed; London ON (2011)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Hallowed By Thy Souls; London ON (2011)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Silent Night; London ON (2011)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Garden of Hedon; London ON (2012)

  • Dollmakers The Doll Show II; (group exhibit) Los Angeles CA (2012).

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Great Dolls of fire; London ON (2012)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) The Great Doll Harvest; London ON (2012)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) Night of the Living Dolls; London ON (2012)

  • Cactus Gallery; (group exhibit) Los Angeles CA (2012).

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) The Island of Misfit Dolls; London ON (2012)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) For the Love of Dolls; London ON (2013)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: (group exhibit) The Home Grown Doll Show; London ON (2013)

  • Neurotitan Gallery: (group exhibit) My Icon; Berlin, Germany (2013)

  • Back to the Fuchsia: (group exhibit) Nebulous London ON (2014)

  • Northern Ink Exposure Tattoo Show: (group exhibit) Friday the 13th Art show; Toronto ON (2014)

  • Back to the Fuchsia: (group exhibit) Chimera; London ON (2014)

  • Back to the Fuchsia: (group exhibit) Illustrated Story Tellers London ON (2014)

  • 416 Gallery: (group exhibit) A Nightmare on Queen Street; Toronto ON (2014)

  • Toronto Independent Film Festival; Toronto ON (2014)

  • Cactus Gallery: (group exhibit) Los Angeles CA (2014)

  • The Arts Project: (group exhibit) Crafted; London ON (2014)

  • Cactus Gallery: (group exhibit) Communing with the AncestorsLos Angeles CA (2015)

  • The Arts Project: (group exhibit) Ting Comic and Graphic Arts Festival II; London ON (2015)

  • Cactus Gallery: (group exhibit) 7th Annual Bird Show: These Birdly DelightsLos Angeles CA (2015)

  • MOST Wanted Fine Art (group exhibit) Dollirious: Art of the Doll: Pittsburgh PA (2015) 

  • Etiuda & Anima Film Festival; KraKów Poland (2015)

  • The Arts Project: (group exhibit) Ting Comic and Graphic Arts Festival III; London ON (2016)

  • Gallery M: (group exhibit) Depiction; Cambridge ON (2016)

  • McManus Theater: (group exhibit); London ON (2016)

  • The Arts Project: (group exhibit) Crafted; London ON (2016)

  • The Shadowood Collective: Do We Make You Uneasy? London ON (2017)

Multi-Media Shows Curated by Sarah: 

  • Asylum; London ON (2006), 
  • Cirque de la Lune; London ON (2006), 

  • Grimm; London ON (2008), 

  • The Shadowood Collective Presents: A Curious Collection of Monstrous Tinies; London ON (2010),

  • The Shadowood Collective Presents: Stranger!; London ON (2011) 

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: Great Dolls of fire; London ON (2012)  

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: The Great Doll Harvest; London ON (2012) 

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: Night of the Living Dolls; London ON (2012)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: The Island of Misfit Dolls; London ON (2012)

  • Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: For the Love of Dolls; London ON (2013) Dollirium Art Doll Emporium: The Home Grown Doll Show; London ON (2013)

  • Back to the Fuchsia: Nebulous London ON (2014)

  • Back to the Fuchsia: Chimera; London ON (2014)

  • Back to the Fuchsia: Illustrated Story Tellers London ON (2014)

  • The Shadowood Collective: Do We Make You Uneasy? London ON (2017)

Film/Music Videos:

  • Johnny Hollow: This Hollow World (2010) - Music Video; Co-Producer

  • The Lady ParaNorma (2011) - The face of The Lady ParaNorma  

  • Crime and the City Solution: American Twilight World Tour (2012) - Animator for selected background projections. 

  • Crime and the City Solution; American Twilight (2013) - Music Video; Animator

  • American Mars; Satan's Eye (2013) - Music Video; Animator

  • Dear Love (2013): Stop-Motion Short Film: Writer, Director, Producer, Animator, Cinematographer, Set and Character Designer

  • Johnny Hollow: Firefly (2016) - Music Video; Director, Stop-Motion Animator, Cinematographer, Set and Character Design, Editor

Theatre:

  • Witches of November (2013); Props, Character design, Make-up

  • Mrs. Ballyshannon's School for Orphaned and Afflicted Girls Presents Jane Eyre (2014); Design

  • The Midnight Village: A Tragical History Tour (2016); Character Design, Masks

Public Appearances: 

  • Fan Expo; Toronto ON (2009)
  • Chapters/Indigo (Book Signing for: ‘Vincent P. Usher’); London ON (2009)

  • Fan Expo; Toronto ON (2011)

  • Fan Expo; Toronto ON (2012)

  • Art O Con; Burlington ON (2013)

  • Ting II Comic and Graphic Arts Festival - Film screening and Q&A of 'Dear Love'; London ON (2015)

  • Ting III Comic and Graphic Arts Festival - Film screening and Q&A of 'Firefly' & 'The Lady ParaNorma'; London ON (2016)

  • Art O Con; Burlington ON (2016)

  • CAVE - Film screenings and Q&A; London ON (2016)

  • CAVE - Film screenings and Q&A; London ON (2017)