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This short documentary is a portrait of a tiny town, Lakefield, Ontario, and its independent weekly, the Herald. Across North America, newspapers are dying, but in Lakefield, Terry McQuitty, the town paper’s publisher, carries on a rich, 150-year-old tradition. Set to the pace of small-town life, Unheralded is a testament to the vital role newspapers can still play, and the close bond between reporter and reader.

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Unheralded, Aaron Hancox, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Allie Caldwell
    Aaron Hancox
  • director
    Aaron Hancox
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian
  • commissioning editor
    Jane Jankovic
  • producer
    Allie Caldwell
    Lea Marin
  • picture editor
    Lawrence Jackman
  • original music composer
    Nick Rose
  • director of photography
    Allie Caldwell
  • sound recordist
    Aaron Hancox
  • independent production officer
    Linda Fong
  • production coordinator
    Ajay Hoffer
    Kate Vollum
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
  • technical coordinator
    Marcus Matyas
  • additional camera
    Aaron Hancox
  • unit photographer
    Ajay Hoffer
  • marketing manager
    Kelley Alexander
  • marketing assistant
    Donna Cowan
  • centre administrator
    Josiah Rothenberg
  • re-recording mixer
    Grant Edmonds
  • dialogue editor
    James Bastable
  • SFX editor
    Gabe Knox
  • online editor
    Andrew Mandziuk
  • colourist
    Andrew Mandziuk
  • title animation
    Chris Kim
  • production assistant
    Craig Scorgie
    Mangla Bansal
  • transcription
    Craig Scorgie
    Mangla Bansal
  • music arrangement
    Dan Griffin
  • music engineer
    Tim Oxford
  • musician
    Nick Rose
    Dan Griffin
    Aaron Goldstein
    Morgan Waters
  • featuring
    Terry McQuitty
    Simon Conolly
    Andrea Dunford-Bell
    Anita Locke
    J. Murray Jones
    Kim Krenz
  • legal services
    Hatty Reisman
    Porsha Gauthier
  • accounting services
    Jeff Kulbak
  • production financing
    Aver Media
  • insurance broker
    Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc.
  • title search
    Eastern Script Service

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