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First Stories - Hooked Up NDNs Online

First Stories - Hooked Up NDNs Online

| 6 min

This short film offers a fresh, inventive look at the Internet and asks us to consider this question: does the Web provide Indigenous people with a sense of community? Single mother Michelle plunges into the often-humorous world of online dating. First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND.

  • writer
    Jennifer Dysart
  • director
    Jennifer Dysart
  • cinematographer
    Lisa Fryklund
  • sound recordist
    Igal Petel
    Mike Myrden
  • picture editor
    Brenda Terning
  • sound editor
    Wolf Willow Sound
  • colour correction
    Studio Post
  • workshop mentor
    Murray Jurak
    Tasha Hubbard
    Annie Fraziér Henry
    Carol Geddes
    Joe Novak
    David Christensen
    Alex Free
    Stan Jackson
    Peter Strutt
    Gail Yakemchuk
    Don White
    Gordon Imlach
    Kelly Isaac
    William Belcourt
    Ervin Chartrand
    Bonnie Thompson
    Graydon McCrea
    Melody Jacobson
    Helen Calahasen
    David Cunningham
    Doug Cuthand
    Raymond Yakeleya
    Loretta Todd
    Wes Doyle
    Garrell Clark
    Carl Karp
    Ian Reid
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Isaac
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • studio administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • production coordinator
    Faye Yoneda
    Ginette D'Silva
  • associate producer
    William Belcourt
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur


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