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Modern Goose

Oie urbaine
Karsten Wall
2023 | 22 min 41 sec
Documentary
Original English version, French subtitles

Awards and Festivals

  • Official SelectionTIFF - Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (2023)


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Excerpts

The Arrival


Goslings in the park



Poster

Images


Goose looking front view. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Geese resting on wetland in the evening. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Goose overlooking urban landscape. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Close up of goose feathers blowing in wind. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Geese in parking lot. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Close up of goose leg in shallow water. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Close up of goose’s beak. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Geese on waterfront against background of multi-level hi-way traffic. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Close up of goose’s eye. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada.

Team


Karsten Wall
Director


Photo
Photo : Ian McCausland




Alicia Smith
Producer


Photo




David Christensen
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Courtesy



Credits

This film has a digital reenactment of a goose being struck by a car.
No animals were harmed as a result of this production.

Written and Directed by
Karsten Wall

Producer
Alicia Smith

Executive Producer
David Christensen

Picture Editors
Karsten Wall
Oana Suteu Khintirian

Directors of Photography
Karsten Wall
Trevor Gill (Fall Migration)

Sound Designer
Andy Rudolph

Field Recordings
Kelsey Braun

Sound Editors
Andy Rudolph
Kelsey Braun

Original music by
Andy Rudolph
Kelsey Braun
Bret Parenteau
Christine Fellows

 Music
“Spindrift”
Written by Colin Stetson
Performed by Colin Stetson
Published by Third Side Music
Courtesy of Colin Stetson

Title Design
James Monkman

Magnetic Field Visual Effects
James Monkman

Colourist
Tony Wytinck

Sound Mix
Bruce Little

Online Editor
Bruce Little

Researchers
Karsten Wall
Trevor Gill
Elizabeth Klinck

Production Supervisor
April Dunsmore
Esther Viragh

Studio Operations Manager
Devon Supeene
Darin Clausen

Production Assistant
April Dunsmore

Studio Administrator
Bree Beach

Senior Production Coordinator
Janet Kwan
April Dunsmore

Technical Coordinator
Luc Binette
Lyne Lapointe

Legal Counsel
Peter Kallianiotis

Marketing Manager
Carly Kastner
Kelly Fox

Marketing Coordinator
Julie Fortin

THANK YOU
FortWhyte Alive
City of Winnipeg
Oak Hammock Marsh
Cyndi Fecteau
Gary Franzmann
Pierre Richard
River Woods
Elizabeth Hamilton
Betit Wilson
Carolyne Epp-Fransen
Gordon Epp-Fransen
Franklin Fernando
Shannon Bahuaud
Philip Rosario
Dorothy Kotler

Filmed in and around Winnipeg, Canada on Treaty 1 territory, the original ancestral homelands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene Peoples, and homeland of the Métis Nation.

A production of the National Film Board of Canada North West Studio
© 2022 National Film Board of Canada



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