No Substitute

By Abdollah Alimorad

Original title – Djaneshin
International title – No Substitute
French title – Le Chameau et Le Meunier


A camel turns the millstone in the old mill. One day, he falls sick, but the millstone needs to keep turning. How can the miller replace the camel?


Written & Directed by – Abdollah Alimorad
Script Consultant – Ebrahim Forouzesh
Camera – Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Animators – Abdollah Alimorad & Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Editing – Mohammad-Reza Alimorad
Original Music – Bahram Dehghanyar
Sound Designer – Behrooz Shahamat
Special Effects – Masoud Masoumzadeh
Character Designer – Amirhossein Dezfouli
Composite & Face Maker – Amirhossein Alimorad
Puppet Skeleton Maker – Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Costume designer – Helia Gharegozlou
Colorist – Farbod Jalali
Backstage Camera – Alireza Amirifar

Produced by – Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon

Distribution – A short taken from the film series «Le Chameau et Le Meunier» released in France on September 21, 2022 by
« Les Films du Whippet »