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Then Sings My Soul

Susan Rodgers
2021 | 14 min 59 s
Short Documentary
English

Selections and Awards

  • Official SelectionFIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Halifax, Canada (2021)

  • Official Selection Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival, Canada (2021)

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Synopses


Filmmaker Statement

Images

Chad Matthews teaching guitar to his son in his childhood home.
Chad Matthews on the beach at Kildare Capes, P.E.I.
Chad Matthews as Stompin’ Tom in Skinners Pond, P.E.I.

Promotional Materials

Team


Susan Rodgers
Writer, director
Biography
Photo
Photo : Buffie Boily Photographic Arts


Susan Rodgers

Susan is an author and filmmaker from Prince Edward Island, Canada. Her first series of novels, the angsty Drifters series, has captured the hearts and imaginations of contemporary romance readers worldwide. Her feature film, Still The Water, premiered at FIN 2020. 


Rohan Fernando
Producer
Biography
Photo
Photo : NFB


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
Photo
Photo : Dave Howells


Annette Clarke

As executive producer of the English Quebec and Atlantic Studio, Annette Clarke leads a team committed to an ambitious story slate. Recent credits include How to Be at Home, a pandemic-themed animated shortFar Away From Far Awaylong-form interactive story for mobile devices; and Assholes: A Theory, a topical treatise on bad behaviourCurrent projects include the feature doc Seguridada look at patriarchy inside post-revolutionary Cuba, and Dear Audrey, a beautiful and unusual love story.  

Credits

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
Susan Rodgers

FEATURING
Chad Matthews

WITH
Donnie Matthews
Phyllis Matthews
Joel Matthews
Nick Matthews
Zack Matthews
Dylan Matthews

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Oakar Myint

EDITED BY
Millefiore Clarkes

SOUND DESIGN BY
Allan Scarth

ORIGINAL MUSIC BY
Chris Corrigan

PRODUCED BY
Rohan Fernando

SOUND RECORDIST
Curtis MacNevin

ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY
Andrew MacCormack

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Sharlene Kelly

PRODUCTION MANAGER TRAINEE
Donna Gorrill

DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNICIAN
Justin O’Hanley

ONLINE EDITOR AND COLOURIST
Robert Carrigan

VISUAL POST-PRODUCTION FACILITY
902 Post Inc.

RE-RECORDING
Shelley Craig

ADDITIONAL MUSICIANS
Trevor Grant
Isaac King

ADDITIONAL MUSIC

“I Am The Wind”
Written & composed by Stompin’ Tom Connors
Performed by Stompin’ Tom Connors
Courtesy of Anthem Entertainment

“Bud The Spud”
Written & composed by Stompin’ Tom Connors
Performed by Chad Matthews
Courtesy of Anthem Entertainment

“Amazing Grace”
Performed by Chad Matthews
Written by John Newton
1772

“How Great Thou Art”
Performed by Chad Matthews
Written by Carl Boberg
1885

Visual and Sound Archives Courtesy of
Anthem Entertainment
CBC Archives

THANK YOU

Nance Ackerman
Terry Adams
Pauline Arsenault
Norma Black
Wade Carragher
Gerry Cobham
Tom Connors Jr.
Donna Davies
Rodney Delaney
Dot Doucette
Aggie Gaudet
Sandra Gaudette
Darlene Getson
Dave Gillis
Joanne Keefe
Floyd Keefe
Lois MacIsaac
Darrell MacLean
Linda Martin
Ariel Nasr
Wanda Nolan
Colleen Parker
Sue Ella Perry
Steve Perry
Irene Phillips
Susan Shae
Justin Simms
Patti Sweet
Alberton Bakery
Bloomfield Community Centre
Hernewood Intermediate School
Iron Haven Gym
Mill River Resort
Northport Marina
Reverend WJ Phillips Retirement Centre
St. Anthony’s Parish
Stompin’ Tom Centre

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Roz Power

TECHNICAL COORDINATORS
Daniel Lord
Christopher MacIntosh

SOUND TECHNICIAN
Bernard Belley

SENIOR PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Anna MacLean

STUDIO ADMINISTRATOR
Leslie Anne Poyntz

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Jayde Tynes

MARKETING MANAGER
Kay Rondonneau

PUBLICIST
Jenn Mair

LEGAL COUNSEL
Peter Kallianiotis
Julie Patry

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, QUEBEC & ATLANTIC STUDIO
Annette Clarke

 

A National Film Board of Canada Production

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