Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

| 47 min

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This multi-layered Colin Low documentary offers a visual exploration of his personal collection of war etchings and woodcuts. Collected over 5 decades, these images, including extremely detailed miniatures, were nearly impossible to accurately capture on film. The images so fascinated and haunted Low that he shot them in 35 mm and developed techniques - used here for the first time - to show the fine lines of stamps and the microscopic details of tiny copperplate etchings with startling clarity. In Moving Pictures, Low traces his growing awareness of war, the perversion of art into propaganda, and the technological advances that have led to more efficient creation and dissemination of images - as well as more effective weapons of mass destruction.

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Moving Pictures, Colin Low, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Colin Low
  • narrator
    Colin Low
  • writer
    Colin Low
    Boyce Richardson
  • writer - collaboration
    Mark Zannis
    Gerald Vansier
  • producer
    Mark Zannis
  • editor
    Gerald Vansier
  • music composer
    Chris Crilly
  • sound editing
    Chris Crilly
  • sound design
    Chris Crilly
  • director of cinematography
    Ernest McNabb
  • additional cinematography
    Tony Ianzelo
    Alfonso Maiorana
  • production manager
    Christian Medawar
  • picture research
    Meilan Lam
  • animation
    Meilan Lam
  • rights
    Meilan Lam
  • animation camera
    Pierre Landry
    Thea Pratt
  • motion control camera
    Co Hoedeman
  • graphic artist
    Robert Verrall
  • computer models
    Colin Low
    La Maison du 7e Art inc.
  • lighting
    Guy Rémillard
    Roger Martin
    Robert Grenier
  • effects
    Guy Rémillard
    Roger Martin
    Robert Grenier
  • historical research
    Colin Low
    Christian Medawar
    Mark Zannis
  • archival film research
    Pascale Bilodeau
  • senior technical advisor
    Claude Cardinal
  • post-production
    Claude Cardinal
    Phyllis Lewis
    Claude Chevalier
    André Gagnon
    Neil O'Brien
    Chaz Oliver
    Louise Overy
    Linda Payette
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • narration recording
    Patrick Viegas
  • assistant sound editor
    Abe Lee
  • singer
    Joanne Fillion
    Teresa Van der Hoeven
  • foley artist
    Jean René Francoeur
  • foley assistant
    Alexandre Pilon
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music recording - assistance
    Sylvain Cajelais
    Patrick Viegas
  • foley recording - assistance
    Sylvain Cajelais
    Patrick Viegas
  • mixing
    Serge Boivin
  • unit administration
    Christine Williams
    Marie Tonto-Donati
    Andrée Lachapelle
    Nickie Merulla
    Lori Boyer
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner
    Don Haig

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