COLLABORATORS


WINNIPEG/ DOWNTOWN MODERN

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, script, direction
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Marc Vachon: scientific council
  • Serena Keshavjee: scientific council, proofreading
  • Marc Vachon: scientific council
  • Andrea Szakos: english proofreading
  • Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard: interviews transcription
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering and editing assistant
  • Nancy Milot: communication consultant
  • Redo Studios Inc.: app programming and updated
  • Fjóla Evans: musical composition of Union Station
  • Living Hour: musical composition of City Hall
  • Unicity: musical composition for Winnipeg Art Gallery

Experts in order of appearance

  • Marc Vachon: associate professor and chair of the Department of Geography at University of Winnipeg
  • Wins Bridgman: architect, heritage specialist, social activist, Bridgman Collaborative Architecture
  • Marcella Poirier: senior manager, University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation, former managing director at Bridgman Collaborative Architecture
  • Anishinaabe Elder Dave Courchene: founder of the Turtle Lodge
  • Etienne Gaboury: architect from Winnipeg; member of the Order of Canada
  • Frank Albo: Winnipeg architectural historian and writer; adjunct professor of History at the University of Winnipeg
  • Serena Keshavjee: associate professor of Art History at the University of Winnipeg; editor of Winnipeg Modern : Architecture, 1945–1975. University of Manitoba Press
  • Olivier Botar: fine arts professor at University of Manitoba
  • Mel Michener: architect emeritus at LM Architectural Group
  • Sasa Radulovic : architect and co-owner of 5468796 architecture
  • Jeffrey Thorsteinson: researcher and writer with the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Thank you

We thank the City of Winnipeg Archives and the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections for giving us access to their collection; Susan Algie, director of the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation for her support; Marc Vachon for his love of the city and taking the time guiding us through Winnipeg; poet and psychologist Darek Dawda and photograph Leif Norman for their useful advices.

HALIFAX/ DOWNTOWN MODERN

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Steven Mannell: scientific council, proofreading
  • Andrew Lynch : scientific council
  • Ron Allen: english proofreading
  • Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard: interviews transcription
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering and editing assistant

Experts in order of appearance

  • Christine Macy: professor and dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Planning
  • Charles Fowler : architect
  • Steven Mannel : director of the Dalhousie University’s College of Sustainability
  • Peter Dykhuis : director and curator of the Dalhousie Arts Center / art gallery
  • George Cotaras : architect, project manager at Fowler Bauld & Mitchell

OTTAWA/ DOWNTOWN MODERN

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Janine Debanné: Ottawa research liaison, interviews (Bemi, Ross), proofreading
  • Ron Allen: english proofreading
  • Philippe Axelsen: english text editor
  • Rhys Forgie: voice-over
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering and editing assistant
  • Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard: transcription
  • Redo Studios Inc.: app programming and updated
  • My Dad vs Yours: musical score Supreme Court
  • Math Rosen: musical score Bank of Canada
  • Crush Buildings: musical score National Arts Centre

Experts in order of appearance

  • David Geanes: head of Heritage Ottawa
  • Alain Miguelez: urban planner for the City of Ottawa
  • Gene Kinoshita: former architect at Moffat Kinoshita Associates, designer of the Ottawa Train Station under John B. Parkin Associates
  • Nicolas Miquelon: president of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada
  • Janine Debanné: associate Professor, Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism, Carleton University
  • Alistair Ross: former architect at P.Douglas and A.Ross architects
  • Robert Smythe: urbanist and former urban council for the City of Ottawa
  • George Bemi: former architect at Bemi Associates & Architects Ltd
  • Sarah Gelbard: Phd student in Urban Planning, and editor of Spacing Ottawa
  • Barry Padolsky: architect at Barry Padolsky Associates Inc. Architects (BPA)

Thank you

Special thanks to Susan Ross, ‎Assistant Professor at Carleton University - School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies - for her help initiating the first contacts and James Ashby and Andrew Waldron for their useful advices. We thank also John Zvonar, Conservation Landscape Architect Advisor, and Sylvie Lagueux, Projet Manager at Capital Planning for helping us finding some archives.

VANCOUVER/ DOWNTOWN MODERN

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, writing, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Sean Ruthen: local curating, interviewing, proofreading
  • Nina Gilbert/Deborah Murray: english proofreading
  • Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard: interviews transcription, communications
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering and editing assistant
  • Nancy Milot: communication consultant
  • Redo Studios Inc.: app programming
  • Fond of Tigers: musical composition of Granville Square
  • Loscil: musical composition of Dal Graeur Substation/BC Electric building
  • Leah Abramson: musical composition of Robson Square

Experts in order of appearance

  • Donald Luxton: Heritage architectural consultant
  • Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe: Emeritus professor, fine arts professor at University of British Columbia
  • Bing Thom: architect and urban designer, principal at Bing Thom Architects
  • Gregg Simpson: paintor, musician, son of architect Douglas Simpson
  • Peter Busby: architect at Perkins + Will, proponent of green building design
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: landscape architect
Thank you

We thank City of Vancouver Archives for giving us access to their archives.

TORONTO / DOWNTOWN MODERN

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, writing, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Michael McClelland: scientific council
  • Marie-Josée Therrien: collaboration interviews and proofreading of script (historical)
  • Stewart Gregory Legere: voice-over Peter Dickinson
  • Jed Kilbourn: proofreading
  • Deborah Murray: proofreading
  • Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard: interviews transcription
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering
  • Nancy Milot: communication consultant
  • Redo Studios Inc.: app programming
  • Vitaminsforyou: musical composition Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (O'keefe Centre)
  • Digits: musical composition Toronto-Dominion Centre
  • Ada Vale: musical composition Toronto City Hall

Experts in order of appearance

  • Christopher Amstrong: professor emeritus of history at York University; author of In Making Toronto Modern: Architecture and Design 1895-1975 (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014)
  • Lorna Harris: John Lyle's granddaughter
  • Michael McClelland: architect and founding Principal of ERA architects
  • George Kapelos: architect and planner, he also teaches architecture and planning at Ryerson University
  • Marie-Josée Therrien: fine arts professor at Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) in Toronto
  • Morden Yolles: structural engineer (one of the most innovative structural engineers in North America)
  • John Martins-Manteiga: author and curator of the Dominion Modern collection
  • Phyllis Lambert: architect and founder of the Canadian Centre of Architecture (CCA) in Montreal
  • Ken Greenberg: urban designer, teacher, writer, former Director of Urban Design and Architecture for the City of Toronto
  • Chris Pommer: Founding partner of PLANT Architect Inc.

Thank you

We thank City of Toronto Archives and Dominion Modern (Art & Industry Collection) for giving us access to their archives.

QUEBEC / PARLIAMENT HILL

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, writing, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Martin Dubois: scientific council
  • Frédéric Lemieux: proofreading of script (historical)
  • Jérôme Cliche: interview and technical support
  • Anita Rochon and Marco Soriano: voice-over
  • Philippe Axelsen: translation
  • Deborah Murray: proofreading
  • Jérémie Battaglia: compression video
  • Philippe Roberge: mastering
  • Redo Studios Inc.: app programming
  • Michel Plamondon: musical composition Édifice Jean-Talon
  • Swedish Death Polka: musical composition Tour Marie-Guyart (Complexe G)
  • Milimetrik: musical composition Grand Théâtre

Experts in order of appearance

  • Réjean Lemoine: urban historian
  • Lucie Morisset: historian and professor titular urban and touristic studies department, scientific director Canada Research Chair on Urban Heritage
  • Martin Dubois: heritage and architecture consultant, president of Patri-Arch
  • France Vanlaethem: historian, president of Docomomo Québec
  • Fernand Tremblay: architect, designer of Jean-Talon building
  • Robert Lepage: playwright, actor, film director, and stage directors; founder and artistic director Ex Machina
  • Serge Filion: former urbanist, Quebec City
  • Peter Soland: landscape architect, Atelier Urban Soland
  • Joseph Gilles Lamontagne: old mayor of Quebec City

Thank you

We thank Docomomo Québec for its advices, as well as the Service du greffe et des archives of Quebec City for giving us access to its archives.

PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU / ART PUBLIC


Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: research, writing, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Pierre-Bernard Axelsen: archive research
  • Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard: voice-over
  • Anne Trudel: voice-over
  • Jonathan Seinen: voice-over
  • Georgina Beaty: voice-over
  • Philippe Axelsen: translation
  • Nina Gilbert: proofreading
  • Deborah Murray: proofreading
  • Angel Pamplona: translation from portuguese
  • Philippe Roberge: mastering

Experts

  • Rose-Marie Arbour: art historian
  • Julie Boivin: architect, Direction Culture et Patrimoine, City of Montreal
  • Stanley Clifford Hunt: sculptor and restorer of Mât totémique
  • Francine Couture: art historian and professor, School of Design at UQAM
  • Jean-Bernard Dolleans: sculptor and restorer, Dolléans inc.
  • Denis Hunter: Raoul Hunter's collection manager
  • Francine Lord: public art commissioner of the city of montreal
  • Leo Rosshandler: paintor, former adjunct director of «Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal» (1968-1976)
  • Robert Roussil: sculptor of Migration and Girafe
  • Harriet Senie: art historian and public art specialist at City College of New York
  • Yves Trudeau: sculptor of Phare du cosmos and founder of «l’Association des sculpteurs du Québec»
  • Thérèse Vachon: paintor

Composers

  • Olivier Alary: Acier
  • Catherine Leduc and Matthieu Beaumont: Girafes
  • Catherine Major: Iris
  • Boundary: Tête de moai
  • Roger Tellier-Craig: Porte de l'amitié
  • Navet Confit: Roche pleureuse
  • Forêt: Arc - Hommage à Savaldor Allende
  • Alexis O'Hara: Obélisque oblique
  • Organ Mood: Signe solaire
  • Josée Lalonde: Fontaine Wallace
  • Diane Labrosse: Migration
  • Jérôme Minière: Phare du cosmos
  • Champion: Trois disques (L’Homme)
  • Montag: La ville imaginaire
  • Mad Eskimo: Mât totémique Kwakiutl

MONTREAL / DOWNTOWN MODERN

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, writing, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Conrad Gallant: interview, archive research
  • France Vanlaethem: scientific council
  • James Long: voice-over
  • Sophie Mankowski: voice-over
  • Maiko Bae: voice-over
  • Yamamoto: voice-over
  • Kris Nelson: voice-over
  • Philippe Axelsen: translation
  • William Fleurquin: translation proofreading
  • Michel Brunelle: photography

Experts in order of appearance

  • Paul-André Linteau: historian and professor, Department of History UQAM
  • David Hanna: geographer and professor, Urban Program UQAM
  • Aurèle Cardinal: architect, Groupe Cardinal Hardy and associates
  • Moshe Safdie: architect, Moshe Safdie and Associates
  • Danielle Doucet: Art historian
  • Melvin Charney: architect and artist
  • Annie Lebel: architect, Atelier in situ
  • Caroline Andrieux: founder Fonderie Darling and director Quartier Éphémère
  • Claudine Déom: Art historian and adjunct professor, School of Architecture, UdM
  • France Vanlaethem: President and Director DoCoMoMo Quebec, Director of the modern architecture and heritage program (DESS), School of Design at UQAM
  • Réjean Legault: Architectural historian and professor, UQAM
  • Gilles Lauzon: historian
  • Marc Choko: urbanist and professor, UQAM
  • Adrian Sheppard: architect and professor, Department of Architecture, McGill University
  • Catherine Charlebois: museologist
  • Richard Lafontaine: architect Lafontaine Langford Architectes
  • Guy Legault: architect and ex-adjunct director at Service d’urbanisme de la Ville de Montréal
  • Eric Gauthier: architect, FABG Architects
  • Jacques Keable: journalist and author
  • Jean Drapeau: former mayor of Montreal
  • Jean-Paul Riopelle: paintor and sculptor

MONTRÉAL / EXPO 67


Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, writing, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Conrad Gallant: interview, archive research
  • France Vanlaethem: scientific council
  • Réjean Legault: scientific council
  • Sébastien David: voice-over
  • Philippe Axelsen: translation
  • Nina Gilbert: proofreading
  • Centre d’histoire de Montréal: archive research
  • Jérémie Battaglia: video compression
  • Philippe Roberge: mastering
  • Greencopper: apps programation
  • Montag assisted by James Cargill (Broadcast): musical composition tracks 4, 15 and 20
  • Guillaume Éthier: drum / Jazz trio
  • Dominique Éthier: bass / Jazz trio
  • Renaud Séguin: saxophone / Jazz trio

Experts in order of appearance

  • Jean Dumontier: chief architect of the Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, Designer of the Sainte-Helen’s metro station
  • Yves Jasmin: Public Relations, Information, and Advertising Director for Expo 67
  • Julie Boivin: architect, Direction Culture et Patrimoine, City of Montreal
  • France Vanlaethem: president DoCoMoMo Quebec, director of the modern architecture and heritage program (DESS), School of Design at UQAM
  • Réjean Legault: architectural historian and professor, School of Design at UQAM
  • Moshe Safdie: architect, Moshe Safdie & Associates, Designer of Habitat 67
  • Yves Trudeau: sculptor and founder of the Quebec association of sculptors, designer of Phare du Cosmos sculpture
  • Jacques Languirand: playwright, writer, radio host and communicator, project designer for Citérama in the l' Homme dans la Cité Pavilion
  • Pauline Curien: Ph.D., Development Coordinator at HEI, Laval University
  • Martin Racine: professor, Department of Design and digital arts, Concordia University
  • Julien Hébert: industrial designer, Designer of the Expo 67’s logo
  • Alessandra Mariani: art historian, Director of the journal Muséologies
  • Luc Durand: architect, designer of Quebec’s flag
  • Michael Wen-Sen Su: visiting Professor at Columbia University, Fall 2011 by Gerald Sheff McGill University
  • Buckminster Fuller: architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, futurist and father of sustainable design, designer of the United States’ pavilion

GESÙ/150 YEARS OF HISTORY

Credits

  • Sophie Mankowski: ideation, research, script, direction ​
  • Antoine Bedard : design and sound editing, musical direction, voice
  • Jean-Sébastien Sauvé: content proofreading
  • Father Leblond: proofreading
  • Father Bélanger: proofreading
  • Philippe Axelsen: translation
  • Andrea Szakos: linguistic proofreading
  • François Zeitouni: organist
  • Antoine Bédard: original score
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering and sound editing
  • Marco Soriano: voice-over
  • Alexis O'Hara: voice-over
  • David Chiazzese: voice-over
  • Marianne Charland: photography
  • Pierre-Bernard Axelsen: photography
  • Simon Tremblay: mastering
  • Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard: transcription

Experts in order of appearance

  • Jean-Sébastien Sauvé: architecte historian
  • Jacques Monet, SJ: historian, Archive of the Jesuits in Canada
  • Richard L’Heureux: president of the Association des anciens élèves du Collège Sainte-Marie
  • Daniel LeBlond, SJ: prefect of the Gesù church, president of the Gesù-Centre de créativité
  • Bernard Vadnais: priest and accompaniment services provider
  • François Zeitouni: organist-in-residence at the Gesù
  • Claude Gingras: journalist and music critic
  • Marcel Sabourin: actor, former student of Collège Sainte-Marie
  • Gilles Pelletier: actor, former student of Collège Sainte-Marie
  • Françoise Gratton: actress

Thank you

The walking documentary Gesù/150 YEARS OF HISTORY is presented thanks to the financial support of de Ministère de la Culture et des Communications and de la Ville de Montréal under the Agreement on the Cultural Development of Montréal. The Gesù-Centre de créativité and Portrait Sonore are grateful to the Collège Sainte-Marie Association of Former Students for their financial help in the production of this walking documentary.

MONTREAL / LEONARD COHEN


Credits CBC/Radio-Canada

  • Sophie Mankowski: adaptation ​
  • Antoine Bedard : sound editing
  • Carrie Haber: producer
  • David Gutnick: producer
  • Vanessa Bonneau: associate producer
  • Martha Wainwright: narrator
  • Isabelle Letarte: voiceover production
  • Vincent Martineau: voiceover production
  • Joanna Gruda: translation
  • Yannick Pinel: digital strategy

Featured voices in order of appearance

  • Armand Vaillancourt: sculptor, painter
  • Morton Rosengarten: sculptor
  • Chantal Ringuet: writer, researcher, translator
  • Stanley Hartt: lawer
  • Adrian King-Edwards: owner The Word Bookstore
  • Magdalene Klassen : researcher MJM
  • Gideon Zelermyer : Cantor Congregation Shaar Hashomayim
  • Sean Michaels : novelist, music critic
  • Pierre Anctil : historian, Canadian professor
  • Philip Varvaro : owner Main Deli
  • Lenny Lighter: owner Moishes
  • Kevin Ledo: artist
  • Neema: singer-songwriter
  • Paulo Pereira: owner Azores
  • Simon Rosson: owner Bagel Etc.
  • Steve Schreter: owner Schreter’s clothing store