Jean Giguère: The Measure of a Place

Jean Giguère: The Measure of a Place

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This short film profiles Jean Giguère, a lifelong volunteer and champion for the arts. Giguère has witnessed the transformative power of the arts in our society—an experience that’s enriched her life immeasurably. Jean Giguère: The Measure of a Place offers a creative representation of Giguère’s arts community and celebrates her particular brand of volunteerism—one marked by humour, compassion and a dedication to changing the world. 

This film was 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
    Deco Dawson
  • director
    Deco Dawson
  • producer
    Alicia Smith
  • narration
    Jean Giguère
  • director of photography
    Deco Dawson
  • camera operator
    Josh Marr
  • soundtrack composer
    Paul Shrofel
  • production designer
    Deco Dawson
  • art direction
    Sharon Johnson
    Curtis Wiebe
  • sound recordist
    Deco Dawson
  • audio editor
    Paul Shrofel
  • sound mix engineer
    Andrew Yankiwski
  • picture editor
    Deco Dawson
  • research
    Lisa Kehler
  • executive producer
    David Christensen