Very Present

Very Present

| 5 min

How does prolonged confinement shape our experience of time? Filmmaker Conor McNally explores the question in the company of his brother Riley, a young man who’s learning to cope with a new—yet strangely familiar—reality.

Part of THE CURVE, a collection of social distancing stories that bring us together. Enjoy more works from this series here .

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Very Present, Conor McNally, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Conor McNally
  • director
    Conor McNally
  • participation
    Riley McNally
  • producer
    Coty Savard
  • executive producer
    David Christensen
  • camera
    Conor McNally
  • editing
    Conor McNally
  • sound design
    Dmitri Bandet
  • mix
    Dmitri Bandet
  • music
    Riley McNally
  • transcripts
    Patricia Garry
  • marketing manager
    Johanna Lessard
  • publicist
    Katja De Bock
  • studio administrator
    Devon Supeene
  • studio operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • senior production coordinator
    April Dunsmore
  • production supervisor
    Esther Viragh
  • technical coordinator
    Luc Binette
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen

  • Parathink

    Very nice.

    Parathink, 14 Dec 2020
  • None

    What does it mean to live? I mean, "to Live"? I liked the ideas presented here. Choose something; anything, and create a routine. Move forward with something; anything. It is good to stay in the present. How do we measure our lives in the moment, in the "present"? Is it okay to live in the present?

    None, 28 Oct 2020

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