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Wilfred Buck

Wilfred Buck
Lisa Jackson
2024 | 96 min
Feature Documentary
English, Cree

Awards and Festivals

  • Official SelectionCPH: DOX (2024)

  • Winner - Top 5 Audience Favourite Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival (2024)

  • Official SelectionDOXA (2024)

  • Official SelectionYorkton Film Festival - Opening Night (2024)


Short Synopsis - 111 words


Medium Synopsis - 147 words


Long Synopsis - 202 words

About Wilfred Buck



Director's Statement

Excerpts





Poster

Images


Reenactment of adult Wilfred, played by Brandon Alexis, and an Elder


Young Wilfred, played by Raymond Chartrand, builds model planes

Wrapping sage

Reenactment of a Young Wilfred, played by Raymond Chartrand.

Martian Meteorite

Wilfred Buck happy with his staff

Wilfred Buck teaches about the stars from his traveling dome.

Reenactment of young Wilfred and the Marauders

Fire pit with rocks used to heat the sweat lodge

Wilfred in his eagle shirt with whistle

Wilfred builds a sweat lodge

Team


Lisa Jackson
Writer, Director, Producer


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Photo : Emily Cooper




Lauren Grant
Producer


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Photo : Leeor Wild




Alicia Smith
Producer


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Jennifer Baichwal
Executive Producer


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Nicholas de Pencier
Executive Producer


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David Christensen
Executive Producer


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Photo : Courtesy




Janice Dawe
Co-Executive Producer


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Kathy Avrich-Johnson
Co-Executive Producer


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Photo : Paola Scattolon




Greg Boustead
Co-Executive Producer


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Photo : Ruvan Wijesooriya




Jessica Harrop
Co-Executive Producer


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Photo : Ruvan Wijesooriya




Brittany Ryan
Associate Producer


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Credits

Dedicated to Skip Cook – 1962 – 2022

 

Written and Directed by
LISA JACKSON

 

Produced by
LISA JACKSON
LAUREN GRANT
ALICIA SMITH

 

Narrated by
BRANDON ALEXIS

 

Adapted From
“I HAVE LIVED FOUR LIVES” BY WILFRED BUCK

 

Featuring
BRANDON ALEXIS AS ADULT WILFRED
RAYMOND CHARTRAND AS YOUNG WILFRED
ED AZURE AS ELDER
ETHAN NECKOWAY AS MARAUDER
CAINE ROBINSON AS MARAUDER
MOE MCGILLIVARY AS MARAUDER

 

Executive Producers
JENNIFER BAICHWAL
NICHOLAS DE PENCIER
DAVID CHRISTENSEN

 

Co-Executive Producers
JANICE DAWE
KATHY AVRICH-JOHNSON
GREG BOUSTEAD
JESSICA HARROP

 

Associate Producer
BRITTANY RYAN

 

Cinematography: Drama
JUSTIN BLACK

 

Cinematography: Documentary
AARON MUNSON
NICHOLAS DE PENCIER CSC
JOHN PRICE
JUSTIN BLACK

 

Editor
DAVID SCHMIDT

 

Co-Editors
EUI YONG ZONG
MATTHEW LYON

 

Production Designer
ADRIAN GREENLAW

 

Costume Designer
CARMEN THOMPSON

 

Music Supervisors
JODY COLERO
AMANDA CLEMENS

 

Line Producer
GEOFF EWART

 

First Assistant Director
CHAD BELAIR

 

Second Assistant Director
CHRIS MORRIS

 

Featuring – Documentary
WILFRED BUCK
ROBERT VAN DER HILST
ANNE BEE
BOMGIIZHIK (ISAAC MURDOCH)
AUTUMN BUCK
ARAINA TATARYN
KENT MONKMAN
LANA & MIKE ISAACS
JESSIE BEAR
ALVIN HARVEY
LEROY LITTLE BEAR
SUSAN FUNK
MISTAWASIS BUCK
KIM VENN
SAYLYNN FROGG
JOHN J. DENNIS
CHRISSY ISAACS
BECKY COOK
ALAN KEEPER
SKIP COOK
ANDRAY CHARTRAND
NINA LYTTON
IDA COPENACE
SHAWN VAN WALLEGHEM
EDWIN JEBB
NATHAN ISAACS
TRAYZEUS CHARTRAND
OMAR CONSTANT
PURVIS ROSS
JASON FOBISTER
ROREY FAVEL
MEGEAN TAYLOR
COLLEEN OMAND
CLEMENTINE LEVEQUE
BESIM FOX
SUEZANNA BEARDY
CONNIE WEST-BUCK
SETH BEARDY
HEIDI FOX
JOHN OMAN
MALACHI QUEQUISH
BEATRICE FOX
RAYMOND FAVEL-CHARTRAND
MONA GORDON
JOHN FOX
ELIZABETH WOOD
BRENDA COOK
TYLER MACINTYRE
CONNOR WOOD
HEATHER MILTON
TINA ANDERSON
WALTER HARPER
AIDAN WRIGLEY
DRAYDEN SUMNER
ANDRE UHL
LUC WRIGLEY
FELIX WALKER
DAVE THOM
RYLAN BEE
RAUL R. MORALES-MORALES
RAYMOND CHARTRAND JR

 

Featuring – Drama
ALLAN DUNKELD
ED BENJAMIN
LORI LATHLIN
AMARA MONEYAS
ETHAN WILDCAT
MACABEUS CHAMPAGNE
ANAKIN BIGNELL
FREDERIC BEARDY
MALKA LAUFER
APRIL BLACKBIRD
GARRET GUNNING
MARCUS CHOCHRANE
ASHLEY LYNN PLEDGER
GENEVIE COOK
MARIA DIRKS
BRADEN SWAMPY
GWEN MARIE BIRD
MOSES SUZUKI
CHANTEL DEBRME
HARLS YOUNG
NATHAN MCKAY
CHANTIN THOMPSON
JAMIE FELIX PAMELA
ROZ FISCHER
CINDY SWAMPY
JEFF GAFFRAY
SHERRY CLOUTIER
CURTIS HAWSON
JOSEPH FAURE
TRAVIS HARPER
DAMARCUS PASIDWEK
JOSH GANDIER
TRAYZEUS CHARTRAND
DAVID GIASSON
KELLI HICKES-HAKAYAK
TYLER SCHUEDER
DAVID SWIM
KENDRA BAUER
VALERIE MALALUAN
DIANE ISFELD
KEVIN DAVEY
VERN BIRD
DOMINIQUE LEMOINE
LANCE CASTEL
VICTOR MELO
LAWRENCE FRANK

 

Archival Researchers
KRISTINE RYALL
ELIZABETH KLINCK
PAUL SEESEQUASIS

Sturgeon and Meteorite Filming
FRANCOIS GUINAUDEAU (THE MACRONAUTS)
NOÉ SARDET (THE MACRONAUTS)

 

Additional Sturgeon Filming
YVES BISSON STURGEON CO.

 

Underwater Camera Operator
AARON SZIMANSKI

 

Additional Camera
TYLER FUNK
SHANE BELCOURT

 

1st Assistant Camera
LUIS PLANA

 

1st Assistant Camera: Documentary
CAMERON SAVILLE

 

2nd Assistant Camera
TOM WOOD

 

AC Camera Tests
CARINE ZAHNER
GAFFER
GUILLAUME COTTIN

 

Key Grip
JAMES BARNETT

 

Swings
CONNOR BOYD
MARLIN GREYEYES
PHILLIPE BELLEFEUILLE

 

Art Director
SHAUN MAJID

 

Property Master
DOMINIQUE SIMARD

 

Set Decorator
CHRISTINE YOUNG

 

Set Dec Crew
RYAN KING

 

Assistant Costume Designer
TINTHI TEMBO

 

Daily Costumer
TIA MORANN

 

Key Hair & Makeup Artist
HANNAH ROONEY

 

Hair & Makeup Assistants
KAILLIE LYNN BUSH
SHAE-LYN COLUCCI

 

Special Effects Makeup
BRANDI BOULET
LORI SASKI

 

Special Effects
MARC REICHEL
ANDY ANTOINE

 

Sound Recordists: Drama
CHANDRA BULUCON
RACHEL MCLEAN
KEVIN BACON

 

Sound Recordists: Documentary
KEVIN BACON
DAVID DRAPER
REID GOOBIE
JIM KEANEY
JASON MILLIGAN

 

Production Accountant
AUDREY QUINN

 

1st Assistant Accountant
MONIQUE RENAUD

 

Producer Consultant
LORI LOZINSKI

 

Production Coordinator
BOESEYA PETRA

 

Office Production Assistant
CONNOR BOYD

 

Production Consultant
ALEX WILSON

 

Community Liaisons
CRYSTAL CONSTANT
OMAR CONSTANT
EDWIN JEBB

 

Production Assistants
NEIL BIGNELL
STEVEN BIGNELL
GABRIEL CONSTANT
JENNA VANDAL

 

Location Manager
CHANTALE GARAND

 

Assistant Location Manager
CHRUSSY BYRD

 

Location Production Assistants
DAVEY COLE
ALLIE HARTMANN
CYSTAL STARYK

 

Location Scouts
CHERYL ANTONIO
KEVIN SETTEE

 

Stills Photographers
ALICIA SMITH
TOM WOOD

 

Family Portrait Photographer
JONATHAN VENTURA

 

Stunt Coordinator
BERNADETTE COUTURE

 

Stunt Driver
ROB BORGES

 

Casting & Background Casting
FAWNDA NECKOWAY

 

Key Craft Services
CINDY BURKE

 

Assistant Craft Services
BORIS MINKEVICH

 

Transportation Coordinator
DAVE LAMONT

 

Drivers
DENNIS BIGNELL
BRANDI FROESE
GARY MORGAN
NATE JONES

 

Picture Vehicle Coordinator
DUSTIN JACKSON

 

Security Coordinator
WAYNE GLESBY

 

Post Supervisors
ADAM PHIPPS
ALEX ORDANIS

 

Editing Consultant
SHANE BELCOURT

 

Assistant Editors
CAMERON SAVILLE
KYLE CARRIE-MATTIMOE
SAMSON DANNETTA
ALFIO FOTI
PAUL STRAVROPOULOS

 

Title Design
JUSTIN STEPHENSON
SHEREE STEPHENSON

 

Music Supervision Services
THE WILDERS

 

Post Production Services Provided by
URBAN POST PRODUCTION

 

Re-recording Mixers
RENAN DEDATO
BRAD TIGWELL

 

Re-recording Assistant
LUCAS CECCHETTI

 

Sound Designer
DAVID ROSE

 

Dialogue Editor
JEREMY LAING

 

Foley Artists
TESS MOIR
MATT THIBIDEAU

 

Foley Recordist
DAVE MERCEL

 

Colourist
JIM FLEMING

 

Online Editor
KYLE BROCK

 

Post Producer
IKE MURPHY

 

V.P. of Operations
ROBERTA BRATTI

 

Picture Operations Manager
BRUCE REES

 

Picture Facilities Technician
JON MORRISON

 

Closed Captioning
QUAY MEDIA SERVICES

 

Descriptive Video
WANDA FITZGERALD

 

Cree Translation
RANDY MORIN

 

French Translation
CARINE TREHOUT

 

Film Camera Equipment Grip & Electric Equipment
KESLOW CAMERA
WILLIAM F.WHITE

 

Payroll Services
CAST & CREW

 

Medical Services by
JIM HUYNH

 

Audit Services by
KUDLOW YE

 

Business Affairs
BIZABLE MEDIA

 

Insurance Provided by
FRONT ROW INSURANCE BROKERS

 

Legal Services Provided by
EDWARDS CREATIVE LAW

 

Script Clearances Provided by
EASTERN SCRIPT

 

Manitoba Production Services
PALLASITE WEST PRODUCTIONS INC.

 

Manitoba Agent
JEFF PEELER

 

For the NFB

Studio Operations Managers
DARIN CLAUSEN
DEVON SUPEENE

 

Production Supervisors
ESTHER VIRAGH
APRIL DUNSMORE

 

Studio Administrators
BREE BEACH
DEVON SUPEENE

 

Production Coordinators
APRIL DUNSMORE
EVERETT SOKOL
BROOKE FISHWICK

 

Legal Counsel
PETER KALLIANIOTIS

 

Marketing Managers
LEENA MINIFIE
CARLY KASTNER

 

Marketing Coordinator
HARMONIE HEMMING

 

Publicists
KATJA DE BOCK
JENNIFER MAIR

 



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    Door Number 3 Productions is a Toronto-based company that makes innovative media content telling compelling and important stories. Established in 2020, the company is helmed by Lisa Jackson, an award-winning creator who works across and between genres. Door Number 3 is developing both fiction and non-fiction projects, and is known for out-of-the-box thinking and a commitment to making positive change, embracing collaboration to make work that is story-driven, accessible and visually striking, but never style over substance.

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