Fonds 407 - Tom Shandel fonds

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Tom Shandel fonds

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  • 1999-2000 (Creation)
    Shandel, Tom

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47 Betacam videocassettes.
5 cm of textual records

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Tom Shandel was born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada. He completed high school in Burnaby, British Columbia, and has a BA in Theatre from the University of British Columbia (1962) and a Diploma in Communications from Stanford University (1966).

He is the president of Getaway Films Inc., and a producer, director and writer. He has been producing film and television documentary and drama since 1969 for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Global, CityTV, TVOntario, Bravo!, VisionTV and BC’s Knowledge Network, as well as public broadcasters in Alberta and Saskatchewan, for PBS in the United States and BBC & Channel 4 in England.

Getaway Film Inc. was incorporated in British Columbia in 1985 to produce socio-political and cultural documentaries for the educational market worldwide. “I, Emile Petitot/Moi, Emile Petitot” is one of its many productions. Http:// lists his full biography and film resume.

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This fonds consists of 47 betacam videos and 5 cm of textual records. The videos contain two master copies of "I, Emile Petitot" and "Moi, Emile Petitot" as well as 45 tapes of raw footage. The text consists of transcripts of interviews for the films.

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