Donald Brittain: Filmmaker

Donald Brittain: Filmmaker

                                Donald Brittain: Filmmaker
| 1 h 34 min

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A close look at one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world, this retrospective of Brittain films also offers a glimpse of the man and the restless energy that informed his work. Dedicated and hard-working, Donald Brittain left nothing to chance, driving himself and his colleagues at the NFB and the CBC until perfection was achieved, or until airtime, whichever came first.

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Donald Brittain: Filmmaker, Kent Martin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Kent Martin
  • script
    Kent Martin
  • producer
    Adam Symansky
  • executive producer
    Colin Neale
  • cinematography
    Kent Nason
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
    Roger Hart
    John Martin
    Arthur McKay
    Hans Oomes
  • editing
    Hannele Halm
  • sound editing
    Les Halman
    Kimberlee McTaggart
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrator
    Douglas Rain
  • music
    Alain Clavier
    Chris Crilly
    Larry Crosley
    Eldon Rathburn