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Seances

Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and the National Film Board of Canada
2016 | 20 min

Prizes and awards

  • Best Original Interactive Production Produced for Digital Media SelectionCanadian Screen Awards 2017

Short Synopsis


LONG DESCRIPTION


The Seances Paradox


The Seances Technology


Seances and the larger Seances Storyworld


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Teaser


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Co-Creation

Team


Guy Maddin CM, OM
Co-creator


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Evan Johnson
Co-creator


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Galen Johnson
Co-creator


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Alicia Smith
Producer


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Dana Dansereau
Producer (NFB)


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Aubyn Freybe-Smith
Graphic Designer


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On Imposium

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Credits

Created by
Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and the National Film Board of Canada

Produced by
the National Film Board of Canada

Executive Producers
David Christensen
Loc Dao

Producers
Alicia Smith
Dana Dansereau

Interface Designer, Web and Installation
Aubyn Freybe-Smith

Junior Designer, Web
Irene Wang
Alida Horsley

Music and Sound Design
Galen Johnson

Dynamic Text Editing
Jennifer Moss

Project Manager
Laura Mitchell

Operations Managers
Janine Steele
Darin Clausen

Developer: Nickel Media
Built With Imposium

Technical Director
Jason Nickel

Creative Director
Jeff Middleton

Senior Producer
Joy Kuraitis

Lead Developer
Greg Webber

Developer
Zack Brenton

Developer
Josh McGrath

Web Developer
John Munn

Devops Lead
Logan Attwood

Technical Director
Dana Dansereau

Studio Administrators
Bree Beach
Carla Jones
Jennifer Roworth

Production Supervisors
Mark Power
Jennifer Roworth
Kathryn Lynch

Production Coordinators
Stacey Sellars
Faye Yoneda

Technical Edit Coordinator
Wes Machnikowski

Marketing Manager
Tammy Peddle

Publicist
Jennifer Mair

Web Marketing
Kathryn Ruscito

System Administrators
Sergiu Raul Suciu
Bruno Gervasi

 

Business and Legal Affairs
Christian Pitchen
Stéphanie L’Écuyer

Created in conjunction with the film “The Forbidden Room‟

produced by
Buffalo Gal Pictures and Phi Films Production

in co-production with
the National Film Board of Canada

with financial participation from Telefilm Canada Manitoba Film and Music, SODEC, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, the Phi Centre, George Pompidou National Public Cultural Establishment, the Canadian Culture Centre and Investors Group and the Film and Video Studio Program at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Shot on Location at the PHI Centre, Montreal  and the Pompidou, Paris France.

Cast
Adele Poldl Dite Haenel
Alex Bisping
Alexander Skerget
Amira Casar
Andre Wilms
Andreas Aspergis
Anthony Lemke
Ariane Labed
Arthur Holden
Carole Laure
Caroline Dhavernas
Catherine Treskow
Celine Bonnier
Charlotte Rampling
Christophe Paou
Clara Furey
Darcy Fehr
Deena Aziz
Elia Blanc
Elina Lowensohn
Emilie Mccarthy
Eric Robidoux
Fabrice Barrilliet
Geraldine Chaplin
Goûchy Boy
Graham Ashmore
Gregory Gadebois
Gregory Hlady
Jacques Bonnaffe
Jacques Nolot
James Hyndman
Jean-Baptiste Phou
Jean-Francois Stevenin
Jeanne De France
John Churchill
Judith Baribeau
Julie Chermenault
Juliette Gosselin
Karine Vanasse
Katia Rock
Kent Mcquaid
Kyle Gatehouse
Lewis Furey
Louis Negin
Luce Vigo
Maria De Medeiros
Marie Brassard
Marie-Sophie Roy
Mathieu Amalric
Mathieu De Laborde
Mathieu Demy
Mathilda Ekoe
Matthew Comeau
Miguel Cueva
Mistaya Hemmingway
Neil Napier
Nicolas Fayol
Noel Burton
Pamela Iveta
Paul Ahmarani
Penny Ancuso
Pierre Marcoux
Robinson Stevenin
Romano Orzari
Roy Dupuis
Rudy Andriamimarinosy
Sienna Mazzone
Slimane Dazi
Sophie Desmarais
Udo Kier
Vasco Bailly Gentaud
Victoire Du Bois
Victor Andres Trelles Turgeon
Victoria Diamond

Montreal Casting
Rosina Bucci
Elite Casting

Paris Casting
Alexandre Nazarian

Costume Designers
Yso South
Elodie Mard
Julie Charland

Supervising Producers
Jean Du Toit
Emmanuelle Héroux
Liz Jarvis

Colour & Effects
Evan Johnson
Galen Johnson

Film Editor
John Gurdebeke

Production Designer
Galen Johnson

Art Directors
Brigitte Henry
Chris Lavis
Maciek Szczerbowski

Construction Foreman
Geoff Levine

Director Of Photography
Stephanie Weber-Biron

Director Of Photography (Paris)
Ben Kasulke

Executive Producers
David Christensen
Niv Fichman
Jody Shapiro
François-Pierre Clavel

Producers
Phyllis Laing
Guy Maddin

For NFB
David Christensen

Producers
Phoebe Greenberg
Penny Mancuso

Written By
Guy Maddin
Evan Johnson
Robert Kotyk

Co-Director
Evan Johnson

Directed By
Guy Maddin

 

 

 

 

 



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