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This Is Your Museum Speaking

This Is Your Museum Speaking

| 12 min

This animated short features a night watchman who, with his dog Fang, discovers that museums are not just a collection of dusty old artefacts. With humour, the film shows how the past is very much alive and connected to our present.

  • director
    Lynn Smith
  • animation
    Lynn Smith
  • producer
    David Verrall
  • executive producer
    Derek Lamb
  • editing
    Lynn Smith
    David Verrall
  • sound editing
    Normand Roger
  • music
    Normand Roger
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Adrian Croll
  • voice
    Sandy Sanderson
    Mary Briggs
    Budd Knapp
    Gerald Budner
    Don Arioli
    Peter MacNeill
    Greg Van Riel
    Janet Perlman
  • music recording
    Roger Lamoureux
  • script
    Lynn Smith
  • post-sync effects
    Ken Page
  • unit administrator
    Diane Bergeron


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Ages 9 to 11

Study Guide - Guide 1

English Language Arts - Journalism
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
Social Studies - Communities in Canada/World
Technology Education - Society and Technology

Students research a museum in their community and visit/prepare a report-history, pieces, importance to community. Students can contact museum and arrange an interview (in person or over the phone/Skype) with an employee; they prepare questions beforehand regarding person’s duties; report/research variety of museum jobs. Students research museums in their community/province/Canada/world and report (oral or written) value to society; pick one piece and research, tell story, importance to humanity.

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