Diana Leblanc

Diana Leblanc

| 4 min

This short follows grand dame of the theatre Diana Leblanc as she prepares for a role in The Dybbuk (Soulpepper Theatre Company) and gets ready to direct an opera (Madame Butterfly). The film weaves together archival footage, photographs, and animation depicting Leblanc as a young ballerina, offering an intimate reflection on her life’s passions, challenges, and lessons.

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 2015 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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Credits
  • recipient
    Diana Leblanc
  • writer
    Mary Lewis
  • director
    Mary Lewis
  • producer
    René Chénier
  • associate producer
    Jean-Marie Comeau
  • director of photography
    Iris Ng
  • sound recordist
    Mary Wong
  • camera assistant
    Jordan Kawai
  • gaffer
    Zach Zohr
  • makeup artist
    Helene Mackenzie
  • production assistant
    Nellie Carrier
    Daniel Stoker
    Kelly Read
  • picture editing
    David Planche
  • picture editing technical support
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
    Pierre Dupont
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • translation
    Zoé Major
  • subtitling
    Zoé Major
  • sound design
    Benoît Dame
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • administrator
    Stéphanie Lalonde
  • research
    Michèle Houle
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
  • project coordinator
    Stéphanie Lalonde
  • project executive producer
    René Chénier