Voices Across the Water

Voices Across the Water

| 1 h 24 min

There is a moment during the construction of a canoe when its true form is revealed. A hull drops into place. The elegant arc of a bow cuts forth. A similar process sometimes occurs in life, when a person finally discovers their true path.

The feature documentary Voices Across the Water follows two master boat builders as they practise their art and find a way back to balance and healing.

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Voices Across the Water, Fritz Mueller, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Fritz Mueller
  • writer
    Teresa Earle
  • producer
    Teresa Earle
    Shirley Vercruysse
    Fritz Mueller
  • director of photography
    Fritz Mueller
  • editor
    Graham Withers
    Teresa Earle
  • composer
    Jordy Walker
  • featuring
    Halin de Repentigny
    Wayne Price
    Violet Gatensby
    Duncan Spriggs
    Jake Armstrong
    Joe Migwans
    Tim Ackerman
    Melvin Williams
    Roberta Wally
    Keith Wolfe Smarch
    Whitney Hartigan
    Cherri Price
  • production manager
    Teresa Earle
  • location sound
    Fritz Mueller
  • aerial cinematography
    Fritz Mueller
    Jassin Godard
    Mike Code
  • archival footage
    Duncan Spriggs
  • additional camera
    Bill Kendrick
    Brian Ladue
  • sound editing
    Stackwall Sound
  • sound design
    Stackwall Sound
  • sound editor
    Jordy Walker
    Kyle Cashen
  • post-production sound
    Stackwall Sound
  • sound mixer
    Jordy Walker
  • additional composition
    Jesse Zubot
  • colourist
    Jenn Strom
  • title design
    Jenn Strom
  • graphic design
    Mary Binsted
  • closed captioning
    Line 21 Media Services Inc.
  • post-production coordinator
    Teresa Earle
  • paddler
    Richard Malvasio
    Bamby James
    Waughnita James Elton
    Emily Sheakley
    Herb Kaaxh Tséen Sheakley Jr
    Rose Willard
    Andrew Robinson
    RJ Santos
    Claus Schytrumpf
    Michel Vincent
  • support boat
    Tommy Taylor
    Adam Zenger
  • appearance
    Max Vincent
    Ted Hart
    Justin Smith
    Jack Smith Sr
    Jack Smith Jr
    Stuart Schmidt
    Jerry Mosure
    Walter Cameron
    Charlie Burns
    Harold Gatensby
    Phil Gatensby
    Colleen James
    Eileen Wally
    Bessie Jim
    Daisy Gatensby
    Ryker Johns
    Ben Gribben
    Ali Khoda
    Gisela Niedermeyer
    Leslie Hamson
    Theo Stad
    Bear the dog
  • carvings
    Wayne Price
  • dugout canoes
    Wayne Price
  • paintings
    Halin de Repentigny
  • birchbark canoes
    Halin de Repentigny
  • legal services
    Boughton Law
    Austring Fairman and Fekete
  • insurance
    Front Row Insurance
  • accounting
    Sherrill Sirrs Inc.
  • bookkeeping
    Teresa Earle
  • production executive
    Mike Gravitis
  • line producer
    Jennifer Roworth
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • studio administrator
    Carla Jones
  • senior production coordinator
    Nathan Conchie
    Nicolas Ayerbe Barona
  • marketing manager
    Kay Rondonneau
  • publicist
    Katja De Bock
  • executive producer
    Shirley Vercruysse