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Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest

Mads Hedegaard, Denmark, 2021

97 min.DK/Documentary

A film about friendship and arcade games that will put a smile on your face and tug at your heartstrings. With the help from his friends at Bip Bip Bar, Kim Cannon Arm attempts to be the first in the world to play an arcade machine from the early '80s for 100 consecutive hours. With its collection of heroic outsiders, dreams about legendary world records, quirky hairdos and brilliant players, the documentary praises solidarity and the attempt to achieve the sublime.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Kim Kanonarm og rejsen mod verdensrekorden
Danish title Kim Kanonarm og rejsen mod verdensrekorden
Keywords Arcade games, Records, Men, Friendship, Outsiders, 2020-2030
Director Mads Hedegaard
Screenplay Mads Hedegaard
Producer Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Director of Photography David Bauer, Mads Hedegaard
Editor Mark Bukdahl
Sound Rasmus Winther Jensen
Composer Jacob Søndergaard Weile
Appearances Kim "Kanonarm" Købke, Michael Dyst, Carsten Tommy Lauridsen, Svavar Gunnar Gunnarson
Production country Denmark
International sales Good Company Pictures / Knabrostræde 3, st. th. / 1210 København K / t +45 6178 1090 / kat@goodcompanypictures.com / goodcompanypictures.com
Comment The film is Mads Hedegaard’s first feature documentary. Hedegaard is a 2017 graduate from the National Film School of Denmark.

Companies

Executive Producer Good Company Pictures
With support from New Danish Screen
In collaboration with SVT, Det Danske Filminstitut, Danmarks Radio, TV2

Direction

Direction Mads Hedegaard
Consultant Arne Bro
Consultant Anna Emma Haudal
Consultant Tobias Lindholm

Script

Screenplay Mads Hedegaard

Production

Producer Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Post-production supervisor Anders V. Christensen
Producer's assistant Maria Helga Stürup
Producer's assistant Cecilie Knudsen
Post Producer Anders V. Christensen
Executive producer Katrine Philp
Executive producer Kaspar Astrup Schröder
Executive producer Patricia Drati
Executive producer Boris Benjamin Bertram

Cinematography

Cinematographer David Bauer
Cinematographer Mads Hedegaard

Editing

Editor Mark Bukdahl

Music

Composer Jacob Søndergaard Weile
Musical consultant Leslie Ming
Musical consultant Mikkel Maltha
Musical consultant Kinneret Sarusie

Sound

Sound engineer Rasmus Winther Jensen
Foley artist Heikki Kossi
Foley assistant Marko Ahokangas
Foley mixer Kari Vähäkuopus
Sound effects Kasper Janus Rasmussen

Visual effects

Colourist Anders V. Christensen
Assistant colorgrader Maria Klarlund
Graphic design Torsten Høgh Rasmussen
VFX Sebastian Munck Schmidt
Online Sebastian Anton Munk

Animation

Game design Asger Strandby
Game design William Reynish
Game design Mads Hedegaard

Other credits

Consultant Arne Bro
Consultant Anna Emma Haudal
Consultant Tobias Lindholm

Voiceover

Voiceover Mads Hedegaard

Appearance

Appearance Kim "Kanonarm" Købke
Appearance Michael Dyst
Appearance Carsten Tommy Lauridsen
Appearance Svavar Gunnar Gunnarson
Appearance Michael Trier
Appearance Emil Gotfredsen
Appearance Chrisstoffer Daniel
Appearance Morten Riis Svendsen
Appearance Rasmusen Roien Madsen
Appearance Mette Zachariassen
Appearance Peter Udby
Appearance Jesper Øland
Appearance Johnny Bonde
Appearance Helge Frisenette
Appearance Bobby Ågren

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2021-04-29
CPH:DOX 2021-04-21
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