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Vistas: Crossing the Line

Vistas: Crossing the Line

| 3 min
Vistas: Crossing the Line
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Filmmaker Tracey Deer's short film turns the politics and conflicts of a playground sandbox into an allegory for the way nations treat one another, and the borders seem to do more harm than good.

Vistas is a series of 13 short films on nationhood from 13 Indigenous filmmakers from Halifax to Vancouver. It was a collaborative project between the NFB and APTN to bring Indigenous perspectives and stories to an international audience.

  • director
    Tracey Deer
  • writer
    Tracey Deer
    Cynthia Knight
  • cast
    Zack Martin
    William Monette
    Karon:iase Bruin Montour
  • extra
    Chase Brascoup
    Dean Brascoup
  • director of photography
    Paul Taylor
  • editor
    Carl Freed
  • music
    Alain Auger
  • sound recordist
    Toby Richardson
  • boom operator
    Tod Van Dyk
  • 3D consultant
    Bill White
    Gary Isaacs
  • storyboard artist
    Jonathan Ng
  • 1st assistant director
    Geoffrey Uloth
  • script supervisor
    Marie Beaulieu
  • 2nd assistant director
    Jason Lee
  • key grip
    Claude Fortin
  • grip
    Carlo Secchiaroli
    Alain Croix
  • 1st assistant camera
    Nicolas Marion
  • wardrobe
    Suzana Fischer
  • makeup
    Laurie Jackson
  • production designer
    Donna Noonan
  • art director
    Bradley Jonasson
  • props
    Christopher Johnstone
  • digital management technician
    Lawrence Lafetière
  • production assistant
    Stephanie Scott
  • minor coordinator
    Susannah Heath-Eves
    Meghan Maike
    Stephanie Scott
  • location manager
    Angie Pepper Obomsawin
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • sound design
    Don Ayer
  • mix
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • foley
    Karla Baumgardner
  • sound researcher
    Meghan Maike
  • foley recording
    Luc Léger
  • production coordinator
    Camila Blos
    Heather Gibb
    Christine Williams
  • program administrator
    Stephanie Brown
    Cyndi Forcand
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • technical supervisor
    Steve Hallé
    Scott Collins
  • digital editing supervisor
    Danielle Raymond
  • digital editing technician
    Isabelle Painchaud
  • 3D team
    Marylin Drolet
    Munro Ferguson
    Susan Gourley
    Paul Kroitor
    Maral Mohammadian
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Kat Baulu
    Joe MacDonald
    Vanessa Loewen
  • associate producer
    Dara Moats
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur
    Peter Strutt



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