Who Is the Real Martin Short?

Who Is the Real Martin Short?

| 5 min

He’s a legend, a comic genius, and a national treasure… but who is the real Martin Short? This film goes straight to the source in an attempt to get to know the person behind the persona. It looks at the inspiration for some of Short’s favourite roles and uncovers the depth of his talent for observing, absorbing and developing idiosyncratic characters.

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Who Is the Real Martin Short?, Aleysa Young, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • recipient
    Martin Short
  • writer
    Aleysa Young
  • director
    Aleysa Young
  • producer
    Justine Pimlott
  • director of photography
    Catherine Lutes
  • editing
    Jeremy LaLonde
  • music
    Phil Strong
  • sound recordist
    Iryna Kucherenko
  • makeup artist
    Kevin Haney
  • production supervisor
    Marcus Matyas
  • production manager
    Andrew Martin-Smith
  • technical coordinator
    Kevin Riley
  • 1st assistant camera
    Drew Bienemann
  • 2nd camera operator
    Drew Bienemann
  • assistant production coordinator
    Max Wolfond
  • production assistant
    Amy Geist
  • manager, studio operations
    Mark Wilson
  • studio administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
  • coordinator
    Marcia Seebaran
  • researcher
    Kristina Howard
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen
  • post picture facility
    Tattersall Sound & Picture
  • colourist
    Arthur Ditner
  • online editor
    Arthur Ditner
  • re-recording mixer
    Matthew Chan
  • assistant re-recording mixer
    Jesse Fellows
  • project coordinator
    Erin Lewis
  • director of operations
    Alex Aslund
  • translation
    Claude Dionne
  • subtitling
    Claude Dionne
  • executive producer
    Anita Lee