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Donald Brittain, filmmaker

Author: Kent Martin; Adam Symansky; National Film Board of Canada. Studio B.; Alberta Educational Communications Corporation.
Publisher: [Montreal] : National Film Board of Canada, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A close look at one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world, this retrospective of Brittain films also offers a glimpse of the man and the restless energy that informed his work. Dedicated and hard-working, Donald Brittain left nothing to chance, driving himself and his colleagues at the NFB and the CBC until perfection was achieved, or until airtime, whichever came first. (Award: Toronto.).
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Named Person: Donald Brittain; Donald Brittain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kent Martin; Adam Symansky; National Film Board of Canada. Studio B.; Alberta Educational Communications Corporation.
OCLC Number: 71478041
Notes: VHS.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
"Order number: C 9192 091"
Issued also in French under the title: Donald Brittain, cinéaste.
Credits: Executive producer, Colin Neale; cinematography, Kent Nason; sound, Diane Carrière; Roger Hart; John Martin; Arthur McKay; Hans Oomes; editor, Hannele Halm; sound editors, Les Halman; Kimberlee McTaggart; music, Alain Clavier; Chris Crilly; Larry Crosley; Eldon Rathburn.
Performer(s): Narrator: Douglas Rain.
Description: 1 videocassette (94 min.) : sd., col.
Responsibility: produced by National Film Board of Canada, Studio B in association with Access Network ; written and directed by Kent Martin ; producer Adam Symansky.

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A close look at one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world, this retrospective of Brittain films also offers a glimpse of the man and the restless energy that informed his work. Dedicated and hard-working, Donald Brittain left nothing to chance, driving himself and his colleagues at the NFB and the CBC until perfection was achieved, or until airtime, whichever came first. (Award: Toronto.).

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