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Blue Rodeo: On the Road

Blue Rodeo: On the Road

| 6 min

This short film pays tribute to beloved Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo. They've been traveling the highways and back roads of Canada for almost 30 years, bringing their music to audiences far and wide, and building a passionate and dedicated fan base. The expressions on the faces in the crowd say it all: concert-goers are transported to moments in their lives that remain vital in their hearts. Blue Rodeo: On the Road follows this iconic band on the last leg of their 2014 tour, and revisits their early days through found footage. The film captures the essence of a band that is forever moving forward—and always finding inspiration for their songs in the landscapes and people of Canada.

This film was produced by the NFB in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2014 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

  • recipient
    Blue Rodeo
  • director
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • writer
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • producer
    Paul McNeill
  • cinematography
    Millefiore Clarkes
    Becky Parsons
  • editing
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • sound design
    Brian Power
  • sound recordist
    Sanjay Mehta
  • transcription
    Jenna Ross
  • archival footage research
    Aron Silver
  • online editor
    Doug Woods
  • colourist
    Doug Woods
  • assistant on-line editor
    Kevin Riley
  • technical coordinator
    Chris MacIntosh
  • additional footage
    Mike Oksman
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • production supervisor
    Roz Power
  • production coordinator
    Jenna Ross
  • senior production coordinator
    Isabelle Limoges
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • studio administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
  • executive producer
    Annette Clarke
    Kat Baulu


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