World In a City

World In a City

| 13 min

World in a City is a portrait of Toronto and the steps Torontonians are taking to create a society that welcomes and encourages new immigrants to flourish. Join photographer Colin Boyd Shafer as he celebrates diversity in this short film, Canada’s contribution to the Big Cities project, an exciting international collaboration that uses documentary storytelling to outline both the challenges facing growing urban areas and the bold solutions to these ongoing problems. To view more of the films, visit LinkTV (here).

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World In a City, Brett Story, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Brett Story
  • director
    Brett Story
  • producer
    David Oppenheim
  • editor
    Omar Majeed
  • director of photography
    Christopher Romeike
    Maya Bankovic
  • participant
    Debbie Douglas
    Emile Kwandibens
    Deena Ladd
    Beixi Liu
    Erick Portillo
    Colin Boyd Shafer
    Myer Siemiatycki
    Maria Wong
  • production manager
    Jennifer Bertling
  • technical coordinator
    Marcus Matyas
  • assistant camera
    Chris Goll
  • sound recordist
    Ian Reynolds
    Sanjay Mehta
  • location manager
    Niko D'Souza
  • production assistant
    Chris Niesing
    Lindsay Zanatta
  • visual researcher
    Elizabeth Hysen
  • online editor
    Andrew Mandziuk
  • post picture facility
    The Fearless Film & Video Corporation
  • supervising sound designer
    Grant Edmonds
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
  • studio administrator
    Stefanie Brantner
  • executive producer
    Anita Lee

  • None

    What a fantastic little film. It really highlights a dynamic that makes Toronto (and Canada from a broader view) a special place. We need more films like this.

    None, 11 May 2021

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