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Gun Killers

Jason Young
2019 | 10 min 40 s

Selections and Awards

  • Official SelectionFIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2019)

  • Official SelectionCalgary International Film Festival, Calgary, Canada (2019)

  • Official SelectionFestival du nouveau cinéma - FNC, Montreal, Canada (2019)

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Jason Young
Director
Biography
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Photo : Julia Young


Jason Young

Jason Young is an award-winning filmmaker making creative documentaries with universal themes.  He has written and directed films for the NFB, CBC and the Canada Council for the Arts.  His films have screened at festivals and on television across Canada and internationally. Jason holds an Honours degree in Journalism (BJH) from Carleton University in Ottawa.  He is a tenth generation Nova Scotian with Acadian and Metis roots.


Rohan Fernando
Producer
Biography
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Rohan Fernando

Rohan Fernando’s first documentary, Cecil’s Journey, won Best Film at the Atlantic International Film Festival and was nominated for a Gemini Award. His other feature documentaries include Trudeau’s Other Children, Blood and Water, and The Chocolate Farmer, which had its world premiere at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and enjoyed a highly successful festival run worldwide. Snow marked Fernando’s feature drama debut. It premiered at Cinequest and opened the 2011 Reelworld Film Festival. Fernando was most recently the creative producer for the NFB’s Space School with Canadian superstar astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield and now serves as a producer for the Quebec and Atlantic Studio.


Annette Clarke
Executive Producer
Biography
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Annette Clarke

Annette Clarke is an accomplished producer whose award-winning films challenge stereotypes and bring diverse voices to the forefront. For the past 25 years, she has collaborated with both emerging and established talent to tell powerful, transformative stories. As Executive Producer for NFB’s Quebec-Atlantic studio, Annette has met cattle rustlers in Kenya, foreign workers in Labrador, the endangered bluefin tuna, rock-star chefs decrying food waste, and an animated young girl who copes with her mom’s mental illness by losing herself in the imaginary world of books. Annette’s recent producer credits include Vive la rose (2009, TIFF and Sundance), The Chocolate Farmer (2010, Hot Docs, RIDM), Flawed (2010, Hot Docs, Silverdocs, double honours at PSIFF, Emmy nomination), The Boxing Girls of Kabul (2011, IDFA and CSA for best documentary short), Hard Light(2012, FIFA Jury Award), Buying Sex (2013, Hot Docs), Danny (2014, Hot Docs Big Ideas series), 54 Hours (2014, Yorkton Founder’s Award),Gunrunners (2015, Hot Docs) and Hand. Line. Cod. (2016, TIFF)

Credits

Featuring
JOHN & NANCY LITTLE

Written and Directed by
JASON YOUNG

Director of Photography
PAUL MCCURDY

Edited by
ANDREW MACCORMACK

Sound Design by
LUKE BATIOT

Music by
DAVE ANDERSON
PAUL FREHNER
JASON MICHAEL MACISAAC

Produced By
ROHAN FERNANDO

Additional Cinematography
BECKY PARSONS

Drone Operator
CRAIG KENNEDY

Sound Recording
STEPHEN OUTHIT
ANDREW RILLIE

Additional Sound
JOSHUA OWEN

Sound Assistant
YALITSA RIDEN

Grip
ROB ESHELBY

Gun Wrangler
MICHEL VALCOURT

Production Assistants
ERICA MEUS-SAUNDERS
RAJNESH SHARMA

Researcher
JASON YOUNG

Consultant
RICARDO ACOSTA

CAST

Police Officers
CHRISTOPHER CUTHBERTSON
FERNANDO VACA

Voice Performers
BRADLEY BAILEY
FRANCINE DESCHEPPER
BECCA GUILDERSON
DARREN JONES
JOSH MACDONALD

Casting
SKY TALENT GROUP
THE CASSIDY GROUP

Voice Recording
VILLAGE SOUND

Additional Music
“SUBMERGED ECHOES”
Written & Composed by PAUL FREHNER
Performed by PAUL FREHNER
Courtesy of Paul Frehner (SOCAN)

Production Supervisor
ROZ POWER

Technical Coordinators
DANIEL LORD
CHRISTOPHER MACINTOSH

Assistant Editors
MEAGAN BROWN
JOHN FERON

On-line Colourist
DOUG WOODS
902 POST INC.

Assistant On-line Editor
ROBERT CARRIGAN

Title Design
ROBERT CARRIGAN

Re-Recording
JEAN-PAUL VIALARD

Digital Editing Technicians
ISABELLE PAINCHAUD
PIERRE DUPONT
PATRICK TRAHAN

Sound Technician
BERNARD BELLEY

Senior Production Coordinator
CHERYL MURGATROYD

Studio Administrators
CAMILA BLOS
LESLIE ANNE POYNTZ

Marketing Manager
JOHANNA LESSARD

 Marketing Coordinator
JOLÈNE LESSARD

Publicist
PATRICIA DILLON-MOORE

Legal Counsel
PETER KALLIANIOTIS

Executive Producer Quebec Atlantic Studio
ANNETTE CLARKE

Executive Director English Program
MICHELLE VAN BEUSEKOM

Part of the RE-IMAGINING NOVA SCOTIA shorts series



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