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Children guide the audience through a vision of shifting digital polygons in this CGI take of the beloved NFB classic Helicopter Canada.

Produced as part of the 10th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.

  • director
    Neal Moignard
  • mentoring director
    Chris Landreth
  • producer
    Maral Mohammadian
  • executive producer
    Michael Fukushima


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Ages 10 to 15

English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
Geography - Physical Geography/Geology

Use this short film to help students develop their descriptive writing skills for short-story writing. Show a segment of the original NFB film, Helicopter Canada, and ask students to comment on similarities and differences between the styles of the two films. Use the film as an introduction to the study of the physical geography of Canada and address how the country varies so much according to geographic regions.

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