Ballads Not Bullets: Tom Jackson

Ballads Not Bullets: Tom Jackson

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This short film tells the story of how actor, singer, producer, and activist Tom Jackson came to use his gift of song to contribute millions of dollars to the fight against poverty and homelessness. With a rich soundtrack of music and Tom's spoken word, the film focuses on the importance of using our talents and skills to give back to society.

Produced by the NFB in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2014 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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  • writer
    Marie Humber Clements
    Marie Clements
  • director
    Marie Humber Clements
  • producer
    Cory Generoux
    Bonnie Thompson
  • director of photography
    Sidney Bailey
  • picture editor
    Darryl Whetung
  • actor
    Dawn Harvey
    Mitchell Poundmaker
  • participant
    Max Ciesielski
    James Login Kangitok
    Henri Ramazani
  • composer
    Wayne Lavallee
  • sound recordist
    Per Asplund
  • sound designer
    Chris McIntosh
  • makeup
    Libertee Muzyka
  • executive producer
    David Christensen