First Stories - Patrick Ross

First Stories - Patrick Ross

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In this short film, we meet 29-year-old Patrick Ross, an ex-prison inmate-turned-artist. Watch Patrick as he creates one of his extraordinary paintings while sharing his thoughts on his art, his time in jail, and his hopes for the future. 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.

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First Stories - Patrick Ross, Ervin Chartrand, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Ervin Chartrand
  • director
    Ervin Chartrand
  • cinematographer
    Claude Savard
  • sound recordist
    George Addis
  • key grip
    Bruce Claydon
  • gaffer
    Reil Munro
  • production assistant
    Jonathan Edwards
  • editor
    Kenneth George Godwin
  • picture editor
    Peter Myles Barnaby
  • sound editor
    Anita Lubosch
  • artist
    Patrick Ross
  • program coordinator
    Colleen Simard
  • program assistant
    Darryl Nepinak
  • workshop guest filmmaker
    Lisa Jackson
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • production supervisor
    Scott Collins
  • program administrator
    Cyndi Forcand
  • production coordinator
    Monique Perron
    Rolande Petit
  • online editor
    Tony Wytinck
  • re-recording mixer
    Howard Rissin
  • producer
    Joe MacDonald
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
    Derek Mazur

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