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E. Noël Spinelli: Sharing the Magic of Music

E. Noël Spinelli: Sharing the Magic of Music

| 5 min

The son of a humble Italian immigrant, E. Noël Spinelli has dedicated most of his life to making music accessible to his blue-collar community of Lachine, Quebec. This short film offers a poignant emotional journey into his deep love of opera and Puccini, quietly revealing what music has given to Mr. Spinelli, and why he is so passionately committed to sharing its magical gifts.

  • recipient
    E. Noël Spinelli
  • producer
    René Chénier
  • writer
    Bobbi Jo Hart
  • director
    Bobbi Jo Hart
  • interview
    Bobbi Jo Hart
  • director of photography
    Joël Bertomeu
  • editor
    Andrea Henriquez
  • sound recordist
    France Poliseno
  • production manager
    Véronique Tessier
  • makeup artist
    Andie Wisdom-Dawson
  • still photographer
    Joël Bertomeu
  • production assistant
    Gabriel Trahan
    Nicolas Boulay
  • technical team
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • titles
    Jacques Bertrand Simard
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • sound editing
    Benoît Dame
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • translation
    Sette Postproduction
  • subtitling
    Sette Postproduction
  • release of musical rights
    Sébastien Lépine
    Opale Lavigne
  • musical direction
    Robert Marcel Lepage
  • arrangements
    Robert Marcel Lepage
  • musician
    François Pilon
    Jennifer Bourdages
  • recording
    Studio 270
    Robert Langlois
  • mixing
    Studio 270
    Robert Langlois
  • director, Business Development, Institutional Program
    Julie Huguet
  • coordinator, Institutional Program
    Marcia Seebaran
  • administrator
    Isabelle Limoges
  • production coordinator
    Véronique Tessier
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Claveau
    Daniel Lord
  • executive producer
    René Chénier


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