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Star Wars Kid: the rise of the digital shadows

Dans l’ombre du Star Wars Kid
Mathieu Fournier
2022 | 80 min
Documentary
Original version in French

Awards and Festivals

  • Winner Gémeaux 2022BEST EDITING: Public Affairs, Documentary - program

Poster


Long Synopsis


One-Liner


Five-Question Interview / Director & Participant

Excerpts

Excerpt 1: Amanda Brennan


Excerpt 2: International Press


Excerpt 3: Quebec media


Excerpt 4: Ghyslain



Images


Amanda Brennan - Trend Expert

Andy Baio - Technologist Blogger

In the Shadow of the Star Wars Kid

François Vigeant - Lawyer

Gyshlain Raza - Main Protagonist

Ghyslain Raza - Protagonist: Three Rivers Class

Jean-Michel Berthiaume - Pop Culture Expert

Jonathan Trudel - Journalist

Kate Eichhorn - Media Expert Essayiste

Kathleen Rouillard - Lawyer

Nina Duque - Digital Teens Practices Specialist

Credits

A film by
MATHIEU FOURNIER

Written by
MATHIEU FOURNIER AND JONATHAN TRUDEL

Produced by
ANNIE BOURDEAU (URBANIA)
PIERRE-MATHIEU FORTIN (NFB)

Editing
CARMEN MÉLANIE PÉPIN

Direction of Photography
MAXIME PILON-LALANDE

Location Sound
SYLVAIN VARY

Based on the story of
GHYSLAIN RAZA

With the participation of
GHYSLAIN RAZA

and
ANDY BAIO
JEAN-MICHEL BERTHIAUME
CHRISTIAN BOUCHARD
AMANDA BRENNAN
NINA DUQUE
KATE EICHHORN
KATHARINA NIEMEYER
KATHLEEN ROUILLARD
JONATHAN TRUDEL
FRANÇOIS VIGEANT

And the students of
the Séminaire Saint-Joseph
ALYS ANGERS
CHARLYN BERGERON
MEAGAN BOISCLAIR
OLIVIER GÉLINAS
ELIE GRÉGOIRE
ÉDOUARD LABBÉ
FLORENCE LAMOTHE
JAYDEN ROY

Director
MATHIEU FOURNIER

Writers
MATHIEU FOURNIER
JONATHAN TRUDEL

Research
MATHIEU FOURNIER
JEAN-MICHEL BERTHIAUME
JONATHAN TRUDEL

Assistant Director
MAUDE-ÉMILIE ST-PIERRE

Content Consultant
GHYSLAIN RAZA

Director of Photography
MAXIME PILON-LALANDE

Cameramen
ALEXANDRE FRÉCHETTE
MARC WARDEN

Camera Assistant
CHARLES HARDY

Additional Images
LA BOÎTE RONDE

Location Sound
SYLVAIN VARY
STÉFANE KIROUAC

Editor
CARMEN MÉLANIE PÉPIN

Technical Support – Editing (NFB)
PIERRE DUPONT
MARIE-JOSÉE GOURDE
PATRICK TRAHAN

Research – Archives
KARINE PERRON

Projections Consultant
AMELIA SCOTT

Translation and Subtitling
TRANS & SUB COOP

Art Directors
MARC-ANTOINE JACQUES
MATHIEU LALUMIÈRE

Animation Designer
MATHIEU LALUMIÈRE

Additional Graphic Design (NFB)
MÉLANIE BOUCHARD

Online Editing and Colourization (NFB)
YANNICK CARRIER

Sound Design
SYLVAIN BELLEMARE
LUC RAYMOND
STAN SAKELL

Re-recording (NFB)
ISABELLE LUSSIER

Music

“Prophets”
COMPOSED BY SIMON LEOZA
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: KAY PRODUCTIONS MUSIQUE

“La nuée”
COMPOSED BY SIMON LEOZA
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: KAY PRODUCTIONS MUSIQUE

“Slumber”
COMPOSED BY SIMON LEOZA
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: KAY PRODUCTIONS MUSIQUE

“Omen”
COMPOSED BY SIMON LEOZA
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: KAY PRODUCTIONS MUSIQUE

“Naissance”
PERFORMED BY CRI
COURTESY OF COURAGE HOLDINGS INC.
AND INVOLVED PUBLISHING

“End of Road Kill”
PERFORMED BY ORGAN MOOD
COMPOSED BY CHRISTOPHE LAMARCHE LEDOUX, ESTELLE FRENETTE-VALLIÈRES, MATHIEU CHARBONNEAU AND MATHIEU JACQUES
WITH THE KIND COLLABORATION OF BRAVO MUSIQUE INC.

“Indivisible”
PERFORMED BY ORGAN MOOD
COMPOSED BY CHRISTOPHE LAMARCHE LEDOUX, ESTELLE FRENETTE-VALLIÈRES, MATHIEU CHARBONNEAU AND MATHIEU JACQUES
WITH THE KIND COLLABORATION OF BRAVO MUSIQUE INC.

“Fleuve No. 1”
PERFORMED BY FLORE LAURENTIENNE
COMPOSED BY MATHIEU DAVID GAGNON
COURTESY OF COSTUME RECORDS

“Route”
PERFORMED BY FLORE LAURENTIENNE
COMPOSED BY MATHIEU DAVID GAGNON
COURTESY OF COSTUME RECORDS

URBANIA Team

Production Coordinators
ALEXANDRE BOUCHARD
DOMINIQUE FECTEAU
NOÉMIE RIOUX

Post-production Director
ÉLINE SANSCHAGRIN

Editing Assistants
MÉLANIE BÉNARD
ANNE-SOPHIE BORDUAS
ALEX TRÉPANIER

Technical Manager
HAROLD LOPEZ GARROZ

Technical Assistant
FRANCIS ROBERT

Finance Director
CAROLINE CÔTÉ

Production Accountant
SAMANTHA SERVANT

NFB Team

Line Producer
MÉLANIE LASNIER

Senior Production Coordinator
JOËLLE LAPOINTE

Production Coordinators
CHINDA PHOMMARINH
ALEXANDRA BOURQUE

Technical Coordinators
DANIEL CLAVEAU
MIRA MAILHOT

Studio Coordinators
GABRIELLE DUPONT
STÉPHANIE LAZURE

Administrator
SIA KOUKOULAS

Legal Advisor
PETER KALLIANIOTIS

Marketing Manager
KARINE SÉVIGNY

Marketing Coordinator
ERIC BONDO

Special thanks to
CLIFF CAPORALE, STÉPHANE GIRARD, PIERRE TRUDEL, MARC JOLY CORCORAN, BORÉALIS, TROIS-RIVIÈRES COURTHOUSE, CITY OF TROIS-RIVIÈRES, JOHN ABBOTT COLLEGE, MYRIAM BERTHELET, ADÈLE B. FOURNIER, CHARLES GAGNON-PRADIER, HUGUES SWEENEY, LOUIS-RICHARD TREMBLAY AND VALÉRIE DARVEAU, MIRYAM BOUCHARD, ALICE FORTIN, LA GUÉRILLA.

THE PRODUCTION TEAM WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK THE PRINCIPAL AND STUDENTS OF THE SÉMINAIRE SAINT-JOSEPH DE TROIS-RIVIÈRES FOR THEIR INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTION.

Archives

Bryan Dube
CBS News
CBS Studios
Fuzzy Door Productions
Getty Images
Groupe TVA inc.
Imagine Television
Le Nouvelliste
Media QMI inc.
NBC News via Getty Images
Neversoft Entertainment Inc.
POND 5
Radio-Canada
South Park Studios
Spartina Productions
The Hurwitz Company
Underdog Productions
YouTube
20th Century Fox Television
2006 Volcano Entertainment III, LLC

Produced by URBANIA In co-production with The National Film Board of Canada

Executive Producers
Nathalie Cloutier (NFB)
Raphaëlle Huysmans (URBANIA)
Philippe Lamarre (URBANIA)

© 2022 URBANIA TV 3105 inc. and The National Film Board of Canada

 



Team


Mathieu Fournier
Writer and Director  


Photo
Photo : Myriam Berthelet




Annie Bourdeau
Producer / Vice President, Original Productions (URBANIA) 


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Pierre-Mathieu Fortin
Producer (NFB) 


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Ghyslain Raza
Protagonist and Content Consultant   


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