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Spirit Catcher. Bert Crowfoot

Photographer and entrepreneur Bert Crowfoot discusses his work with the media, including radio and the newspaper Windspeaker, now in its 25th year of publication. Crowfoot also explains the importance of spirituality in his life and radiates the positive attitude which helps him turn stumbling bl...

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The Indigenous Voice, Part 2

In this episode, the storytellers featured in the series reflect on their views regarding the Indigenous voice in film and television. While all the participants agree that it is important that their stories be told and that the Indigenous voice is in its early stage, they express various opinion...

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The Real Story of the King's Speech

The British movie, The King's Speech, is the big winner at the Academy Awards ceremony. It tells the story of King George VI's struggle to overcome a speech impediment. This video examines how much of the film is history, and how much is Hollywood.

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Laurence Gartel. Digital Media Artist

This documentary focuses on Laurence Gartel who discusses and shows his work as a digital media artist. His artworks for pop culture icons such as Versace, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake are well-known.

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Behind the Scenes at Canada AM

Great for film and media classes! Canada AM Weather Anchor Jeff Hutchinson takes you behind the scenes of Canada's most watched national morning news magazine, Canada AM.

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Take 24. Broadview School 2008

Produced by the Saskatchewan Arts Board and created by videographer Lisa Unrau, this series showcases four Saskatchewan ArtsSmarts and TreatySmarts projects. The videos capture the projects from the perspectives of students, teachers and artists, and give insight into the effects of the teachers'...

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Laura Milliken

This documentary features First Nations producer Laura Milliken who is one of the busiest and multi-faceted independent producers working in Canada today. As co-creator of Moccasin Flats, she fell into the dramatic and creative scene when the series aired on the APTN in 2003. The series was based...

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Dennis and Melanie Jackson

Dennis Jackson (Cree) and Melanie Jackson (Métis/Saulteaux) are award-winning writers, producers and directors. They combine their talents for creative storytelling with finely-honed production skills and a developed knack for business, moving between live-action documentaries and the imaginary w...

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Danis Goulet

Métis filmmaker Danis Goulet discusses her life and career. As the executive director and more recently the artistic director of the ImagineNATIVE Film and Arts Festival, she has much experience in the field of filmmaking. Goulet's short film Spin has screened at several festivals and she has rec...

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Starting Out. Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson (Anishinaabe) spent her early years as a "tough kid" growing up in Toronto and later moved to Vancouver, where she eventually studied Film at Simon Fraser University. This episode brings us to the 2007 Whistler Film Festival, and the world premiere of Lisa Jackson's television docume...

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Modern Indigenous Aboriginal Native-Indian Type Dude. Jordan Wheeler

Part of the Storytellers in Motion series, this video looks at Jordan Wheeler. Wheeler began is career in print journalism at age 17. With over 25 years of experience as a professional writer, he describes the different forms of writing and methods of research he employs. Viewers are taken on a b...

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Mi'kmaq Storyteller. Catherine Martin

Filmmaker Catherine Martin tells how storytelling was an important part of her family life. After making a short documentary on Maliseet artist Shirley Bean, Martin directed an NFB documentary, The Spirit of Annie Mae, which examines the execution-style murder of Annie Mae Pictou-Aquash in 1975. ...

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It's a Spiritual Thing. Rodger Ross

Rodger Ross (Cree) is an urban filmmaker and storyteller. His films and stories, and his belief system, come directly from the reserve, from his community and his people and from the Cree traditions and spirituality that guide him. He tells us, "I've never actually spent a night on my reserve, ir...

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From the Edge. Gil Cardinal

Gil Cardinal discusses his life and career as a filmmaker of drama and documentaries. Cardinal's work includes the documentaries Foster Child, David with FAS, and Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole and the dramas Big Bear and North of 60. He speaks of the role of film as a vehicle for social...

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Inside a Recording Studio

When it comes to creating music, one of the most important and intriguing aspects of the whole process takes place inside the recording studio itself. This program is an essential resource for all students interested in pursuing music and sound recording as a future career. It covers a wide range...