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L' imprésario

L' imprésario

| 4 min

Walter Homburger a contribué à faire connaître au monde Glenn Gould et une succession d’autres musiciens de premier plan. À l’aide de silhouettes et de marionnettes pour ombres chinoises, ce court documentaire capte l’esprit pétillant d’un grand imprésario, agent d’artiste et administrateur d’orchestre ayant consacré sa vie à l’avancement de la musique classique au Canada.

  • recipient
    Walter Homburger
  • script
    Anita Doron
  • direction
    Anita Doron
  • editing
    Anita Doron
  • producer
    Anita Lee
  • actor
    Michael Donato
    Dylan Authors
    Warren Kimmel
    Amy Rutherford
  • director of photography
    Samy Inayeh
  • None
    Andrew Berry
    Thea Barber
    Anne Tait
    Amanda Coles
    Bob Warwick
    Brad Hruboska
    Michael Reid
    Allister Foster
    Alex Gheorghe
  • hairdressing
    Nina Stephen
  • makeup
    Nina Stephen
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
  • 1st assistant camera
    Mike Dawson
  • location sound
    Sanjay Mehta
  • stage hand
    Rhys Brisbin
  • chief electrician
    Todd Sands
  • electrician
    Tom McMonigle
  • decorator assistant
    Damian Zuch
    Tina Tsai
  • colorist
    Chuck Nosworthy
  • post-production audio facility
    Post City Sound Inc.
  • sound editing
    Pino Halili
  • sound design
    Pino Halili
  • sound mixer
    Matthew Harrold
  • assistant engineer
    Michael Kalin
  • centre administrator
    Josiah Rothenberg
  • production coordinator
    Rachel Punwassie
  • technical coordination
    Marcus Matyas
  • visual archives research
    Sylvia Mezei
  • senior producer
    Gerry Flahive
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian


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Ages 12 to 17

Arts Education - Art
Health/Personal Development - Careers & Education
History - World War II
Media Education - Film and Video Production

Define the term “impresario.” How does it apply to Walter Homburger? Why were his actions significant, given the cultural/political climate? Students research Kristallnacht; create skits to convey understanding of events. Students become impresarios, promoting a concert/cultural event in the community. How did the filmmaking techniques used enhance our appreciation for historical events in the film? Students create videos using voice-overs, sound effects, puppets or silhouettes.

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