Evan's Drum

Evan's Drum

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An adventurous young boy and his determined mother share a passion for Inuit drum dancing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Evan’s Drum is a joyful visit to a family’s loving home, and an uplifting story of cultural pride. After generations of silence, the rhythm of the traditional Inuit drum has returned to Labrador, and seven-year-old Evan is part of the new generation that will keep its heartbeat strong.

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Evan's Drum, Ossie Michelin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • participant
    Evan Winters
    Jennie Williams
    Amy Winters
    Dallas
    Vince Allen
  • writer
    Ossie Michelin
  • director
    Ossie Michelin
  • director of photography
    Duncan de Young
    Sylvaine Dufaux
  • editor
    Meiyen Chan
  • original music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • sound design
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • sound recordist
    Michelle Lacour
    Lynne Trépanier
  • foley artist
    Karla Baumgardner
  • drone operator
    Eldred Allen
  • production manager
    Lynn Andrews
  • production assistant
    Marian Rebeiro
  • stills photographer
    Zachary Bonnell
    Aimee Chaulk
  • photographic consultant
    Martine Leclerc
  • researcher
    Ossie Michelin
  • mentor
    Asinnajaq
    Alanis Obomsawin
    Courtney Montour
  • drum making teacher
    Jennie Williams
    Solomon Semigak
  • cultural consultant
    Jason Edmunds
    Heather Igloliorte
  • inuktitut language advisor
    Bertha Kairtok-Holeiter
  • inuktitut translator
    Joan Dicker
  • additional music composer
    Sydey Dicker
  • production supervisor
    Roz Power
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
    Christopher MacIntosh
  • on-line colourist
    Denis Pilon
  • title design
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • digital editing technician
    Pierre Dupont
    Marie-Josée Gourde
    Patrick Trahan
  • sound technician
    Bernard Belley
  • production coordinator
    Christine Williams
  • senior production coordinator
    Cheryl Murgatroyd
  • studio administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
    Camila Blos
  • marketing manager
    Jamie Hammond
    Johanna Lessard
  • marketing coordinator
    Eric Bondo
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
    Dominique Aubry
  • associate producer trainee
    Aimee Chaulk
  • associate producer - development
    Stephen Agluvak Puskas
  • associate producer
    Jayde Tynes
  • producer
    Kat Baulu
    Rohan Fernando
    Latonia Hartery
  • executive producer
    Annette Clarke

  • arrielle

    beautiful drumming. you can really see the love and connection that the mother has for her culture and her children.

    arrielle, 23 Mar 2022