Posts Tagged ‘Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards’

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Bravo celebrates the cream of Canada’s performing arts crop

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Since 2008, the NFB has been producing short film paying tribute to recipients of Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards. Founded in 1992, the Awards are Canada’s most prestigious honour in the performing arts. Past winners include Bryan Adams, Paul Gross and famously, William Shatner. This weekend, Bravo presents its coverage of the 20th Anniversary of more »

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All Shatner All the Time: Paul McNeill on producing William Shatner Sings O Canada

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Last Saturday, William Shatner (alongside 7 other notable Canadians) received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Canada’s Governor General. As it has for the past 4 years, the NFB commissioned a series of short film to commemorate the winners. Produced by Paul McNeill, the (vastly amusing) Shatner film was screened at the awards ceremony and is more »

Robin Phillips. Photo credit: Dave Decarlo

Filmmaker Hubert Davis talks about Robin Phillips and the making of Move Your Mind

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Move Your Mind by ONFB , National Film Board of Canada Hubert Davis is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker based in Toronto. He made his directorial debut with Hardwood, a tribute to his father, former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. He went on to direct Invisible City, a coming-of-age story shot in Regent Park (Toronto’s inner-city housing project), more »

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