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McLuhan's wake

Author: John M TranGerry FlahiveDavid SobelmanKristina McLaughlinMichael McMahonAll authors
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : Primitive Entertainment/National Film Board of Canada, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fascinated by the role technology played in transforming our lives, Marshal McLuhan realized, with stunning accuracy, the imact the digital age would have on our social, spiritual, economic and ideological selves. This film illuminates McLuhan's Laws of Media through archival footage of McLuhan speaking and teaching, family photographs, original animation and digital effects.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John M Tran; Gerry Flahive; David Sobelman; Kristina McLaughlin; Michael McMahon; Kevin McMahon; Laurie Anderson; Eric McLuhan; Christopher Donaldson; Primitive Features Inc.; National Film Board of Canada.; TVOntario.
OCLC Number: 51453576
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Credits: Editor, Christopher Donaldson ; sound design, Grant Edmonds, Scott Purdy ; music performed & composed by Kurt Swinghammer ; mariner animation, Justin Stephenson ; visual effects, Michael McMahon ; commissioning editor, TVO, Rudy Buttignol ; 3-D animation & additional effects, Ian T. Kelso ; graphic design, Hamish Buchanan ; underwater camera, Rob Garrard, Justin Stephenson ; executive producer, NFB, Louise Lore.
Performer(s): Narrator, Laurie Anderson ; mariner/young Marshall McLuhan, Andrew McLuhan.
Description: 1 videocassette (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced by Primitive Entertainment Inc. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; produced in association with TVOntario ; director of photography, John Minh Tran ; producer for the NFB, Gerry Flahive ; conceived & co-produced by David Sobelman ; produced by Kristina McLaughlin, Michael McMahon ; written by David Sobelman ; directed by Kevin McMahon.

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Fascinated by the role technology played in transforming our lives, Marshal McLuhan realized, with stunning accuracy, the imact the digital age would have on our social, spiritual, economic and ideological selves. This film illuminates McLuhan's Laws of Media through archival footage of McLuhan speaking and teaching, family photographs, original animation and digital effects.

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McLuhan’s Wake

(EMRO user published 2014-03-04 ) Very Good Permalink
Marshall McLuhan may have been outcast by his peers in academia, but in the 20+ years since his death, intellectuals are rediscovering the man who predicted that society would evolve into a “global village” where “the medium is the message.”

<i>McLuhan’s Wake</i> attempts to revive...
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