Wards of the Crown

Wards of the Crown

                                Wards of the Crown
| 42 min

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This film examines the lives of 4 young people who grew up in the child welfare system. It is also a critical exposé of a system that couldn't meet their needs, as well as a stirring tribute to the strength, courage and resilience of these foster kids.

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Wards of the Crown, Andrée Cazabon, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Andrée Cazabon
  • writer - collaboration
    Christion Schnobb
  • director
    Andrée Cazabon
  • director of photography
    Karl Roeder
    Mike Tien
  • cameraman
    Peter Warren
  • sound recordist
    Frédéric Edwards
    Chris Inwood
    Chris Newton
    Simon Paine
    Jerry Turchyn
  • editor
    Richard Millen
    Michel Maltais
  • sound editor
    Wayne Bartlett
  • original music composer
    David Burns
  • arranger
    David Burns
  • research
    Andrée Cazabon
  • assistant director
    Amélie Lalonde
  • production assistant
    Luc Trudel
  • grip
    Roland Marckwort
    Richard Venasse
    Christion Schnobb
  • narrator
    Andrée Cazabon
  • video post-production
    Carlou post-production vidéo
  • audio post-production
    Bartmart Audio
  • production equipment
    Affinity Productions
  • insurance
    Taillefer Desjardins inc.
  • legal services
    Vivianne de Kinder
    Philippe Desrosiers
  • auditor
    Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
  • production manager
    Marie-Pierre Gariépy
  • production supervisor
    Marie-Pierre Gariépy
  • executive producer
    Robert Charbonneau
  • producer
    Robert Charbonneau
    Claudette Jaiko
  • line producer
    Chantal Bowen
  • administrative assistant
    Vanessa Emam
  • distribution agent
    Mia Desroches
  • s2mcleod

    Silencing - arresting - and a scathing indictment against continued contradictions and persistent oppression's in Child Welfare. We must do better. Cazabon and NFB privileged the lived experience and in so doing raise the consciousness of all of us who remain complicit historically and currently.

    s2mcleod, 27 Oct 2016
  • LeahaSchultz

    Thank you to everyone who has supported this film.. Wards of the crown was a very emotional documentary to be apart of but i am glad i got the chance to participate.

    LeahaSchultz, 22 Jan 2014