The Portrait

It’s the opportunity of a lifetime for artist Phil Richards, who’s been commissioned to create Canada’s official portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond Jubilee. Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Hubert Davis follows Richards over months of painstaking preparations, as he works to capture Her Majesty’s likeness and spirit on canvas.

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Hubert Davis
Hubert Davis
Lea Marin
director of photography
Jonathon Cliff
Dave De Carlo
original music score
David Fleury
sound recordist
Sanjay Mehta
executive producer
Silva Basmajian
visual researcher
Elizabeth Klinck
art director
Andrew Berry
sound editor
Mark Dejczak
re-recording mixer
Rudy Michael


  • maxmay

    “the 1980 footage showing Phil Richards' 1980 work was filmed by Derek May, a fine painter himself, in heaven since 1992. Derek was such an anti-monarchist (and anti-lawyer by the way) that is ironic that his footage goes along EXCLUSIVE images of the Queen of Canada ! LOL ! I am sure nonetheless that Derek is way happy for excellent Phil Richards. (I LOVE the bit where Phil Richards get a free space in exchange of maintenance work ! I love the bit with the royal letter ....and the paint on it. it's so débonnaire. Bravo !” — maxmay, 1 Jan 2013

  • kruscito

    “@Bdkawalter -- you can download, rent, or buy the DVD right now!” — kruscito, 25 Oct 2012

  • Bdkawalter

    “When will this film be available?” — Bdkawalter, 15 Oct 2012

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