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Five Stories

Five Stories

| 4 min

“Birds sing, bees dance, we tell stories.” In this inventive short, celebrated actor and director R.H. Thomson playfully deconstructs narrative, parting the curtain on the five central stories that frame our understanding of the world.

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 2015 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

  • recipient
    R.H. Thomson
  • writer
    Aisling Chin-Yee
  • director
    Aisling Chin-Yee
  • based on writings
    R.H. Thomson
  • actor
    Michelle Adams
  • director of photography
    Maya Bankovic
  • editor
    Sophie Leblond
  • original music
    Ramachandra Borcar
  • sound design
    Ramachandra Borcar
  • sound recordist
    Sanjay Mehta
  • camera assistant
    Karissa Cashion
    Angel Navarro III
  • stills photography
    Svetoslav Mihaylov
  • assistant editor
    Jesse Rivière
  • sound editor
    Roderick Shearer
  • musician
    Ramachandra Borcar
    Jeff Johnston
  • technical director
    Éloi Champagne
  • compositing
    Randall Finnerty
  • technical coordinator
    Steve Hallé
  • translation
    François Godin
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • associate producer
    Jon Montes
  • producer
    Maral Mohammadian
  • studio administrator
    Victoire-Émilie Bessette
  • production coordination
    Rosalina Di Sario
    Dominique Forget
  • executive producer
    Michael Fukushima
  • project coordinator
    Stéphanie Lalonde
  • project executive producer
    René Chénier


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