Postcards from Canada

Postcards from Canada

| 41 min
campus

Sweeping in from the frozen vistas of the Arctic to the frenzy of rush-hour traffic, from deep within the Canadian Shield to the orbiting Radarsat satellite, Postcards from Canada takes us on a whimsical trip through this magnificent nation. Narrated by Peter Gzowski, this film shows us the wonder of the wilderness, the impact of Canadians on the land and the ingenuity we have shown in turning huge obstacles into advantages.

Shot in stunning 35 mm, Postcards from Canada updates the popular 1967 film Helicopter Canada with breathtaking images and aerial photography. And like postcards themselves, these snapshots of Canada are tantalizing glimpses that will make you "wish you were here"--and be glad that you are.

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Credits
  • narrator
    Peter Gzowski
  • writer
    David Wilson
  • editor
    Hannele Halm
  • location director
    Tony Ianzelo
  • cinematographer
    Ernest McNabb
  • direction (post)
    David Wilson
    Hannele Halm
    Kenneth Hirsch
  • original music
    Robert M. Lepage
  • sound design
    Don Ayer
  • sound edit
    Don Ayer
  • advisor
    Colin Low
  • production manager
    Christian Medawar
  • additional shooting
    Tony Ianzelo
    Stefan Nitoslawski
  • location sound
    Michael Zabitsky
    Margot McMaster
    Norman Dugas
    Diane Carrière
    Rob Hanshar
  • key grip
    Robert Grenier
  • special effects
    Robert Grenier
  • gaffer
    Guy Rémillard
    Roger Martin
    Robert Grenier
  • camera assistant
    André Beaulieu
    Yves Beaudoin
    Alfonso Maiorana
    Robert Grenier
  • location manager
    Élaine Tougas
    Alison Burns
  • production assistant
    Stefan Maiorana
    Yves Fontigny
    Lorne Dosogne
  • post-production technical manager
    Claude Cardinal
  • post-production co-ordinator
    Margaret Wong
  • additional editing
    Stephan Steinhouse
  • digital editing technician
    Phyllis Lewis
    Zeina Mahmoud
  • transcription
    Susan Panneton
  • researcher
    Christian Medawar
  • archival film research
    Pascale Bilodeau
  • consultant
    Brian Osborne
    Dale Pilling
    Pete Standing Alone
    Neville Winchester
    Nancy Prockiw
  • government relations
    Jack Horwitz
  • Canada Film project producer
    Mark Zannis
  • foley artist
    Jean René Francoeur
  • assistant foley artist
    Alexandre Pilon
  • additional voice
    Laura de Carteret
    David Eisner
    Cindy Rennie
  • voice casting
    Gail Carr
  • additional arrangements
    Vincent Letellier
    Frank Lozano
  • musician
    Claude Castonguay
    Jean Derome
    Robert M. Lepage
    Vincent Letellier
    Frank Lozano
    Pierre Tanguay
    Gilles Tessier
  • vocals
    F.A.C.E. Treble Choir "Sextet"
    Andréanne Alain
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Studio 270
    Robert Langlois
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • graphic designer
    Jean-Marc Brosseau
  • 3-D computer animation
    Francine Paquin
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • online editor
    Sylvain Desbiens
  • program administrator
    Marie Tonto-Donati
    Nickie Merulla
    Ida Di Fruscia
  • production administration assistant
    Christine Williams
    Andrée Lachapelle
    Lori Boyer
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
    Sally Bochner