Tierney went on to teach English as a Second Language in Chad and Algeria, and travelled to China for a stint as a professor of English at China's Lanzhou University.
Constantly innovative, McLaren tried techniques such as drawings scratched directly on film, cutout animation, painting directly on film, etc.
Mireille Dansereau, filmmaker (b at Montréal 19 Sept 1943). Dansereau directed the first dramatic feature film made by a woman in Québec, La Vie rêvée (1972). After studying at Université de
In Adieu bipède (1987), Hébert turned to performance, using the scratching technique for the scenes with dancing and music. He used the same technique in La Lettre d'amour (1988).
His Barbara is a Vision of Loveliness won the 1976 Canadian Film Award for best experimental film and his autobiographical The Art of Worldly Wisdom (1979) was named Best Independent Experimental Film by the Los Angeles Critics Circle.
Richard Rose, theatre director, producer (born 18 January 1955 in Maracaibo, Venezuela). Richard Rose is a highly versatile director who has been responsible for many of the most memorable theatrical productions in Canada over the last three decades.
Tom Radford studied Canadian history at the University of Alberta in the late 1960s, quitting halfway through his masters to begin work on Ernest Brown, Pioneer Photographer (1974).
When he applied his hand to dramatic writing, critical acclaim quickly followed. His first works to be professionally produced were A Place Like Pamela (1991) for Walking Shadow Theatre, and To Cry Is Not So (1991) for Theatre Smith-Gilmour.
Peter Wintonick, director, producer, film editor, writer, director, journalist, advocate (born 1953 in Trenton, ON; died 18 November 2013 in Montréal, QC).
Douglas Shearer, sound engineer, special effects artist (born 17 November 1899 in Montréal, QC; died 5 January 1971 in Culver City, CA).
Guy Beaulne, director (b at Ottawa 23 Dec 1921; d at Montreal 1 Oct 2001). His father, Léonard, was director of an Ottawa theatre company, Le Groupe Beaulne, as well as director of arts at the University of Ottawa.
Wolf Koenig, director, producer, cinematographer, editor, animator (born 17 October 1927 in Dresden, Germany; died 26 June 2014 in Toronto, ON).
Sophie Bissonnette, director, writer, producer, editor (b at Montréal 18 Sept 1956). Raised in Ottawa, Sophie Bissonnette studied film and sociology at Queen's University in Kingston, graduating in 1978 with a bachelor of arts.
Yvette Brind'Amour, actor and theatre director (b at Montréal 1918; d there 1992). Trained as a dancer, she went to Paris after the World War II to study drama with René Simon and Charles Dullin.
Bruce McCulloch, actor, director, writer (born at Edmonton 12 May 1961). Bruce McCulloch attended Mount Royal College in Calgary, where he studied journalism and public relations.
Christopher Landreth, animator, writer, producer (b at Hartford, CT 4 Aug 1961). Chris Landreth, Canada's most talented computer-animation artist, received a Master's degree in theoretical and applied mechanics from the University of Illinois (1986).
Ryan Larkin, animator (born at Montréal 31 July 1943; died at St-Hyacinthe, Que 14 Feb 2007). Ryan Larkin, a gifted animator with a unique, fluid style, was once described as "the Frank Zappa of animation films.
Richard Condie animator, writer, composer, producer (b at Vancouver 24 Oct 1942). Although Richard Condie was born in Vancouver and worked at the NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA (NFB) headquarters in Montréal for much of the 1990s, his roots are in Winnipeg's zany filmmaking community.
Cordell Barker, animator (b at Winnipeg 1957). Cordell Barker began an apprenticeship straight out of high school with a Winnipeg advertising studio in 1974, cutting his teeth on Sesame Street spots, K-Tel commercials and local ads.
Franz Kraemer. TV and radio producer, administrator, b Vienna 1 Jun 1914, naturalized Canadian 1947, d Toronto 27 Aug 1999. His musical training included private studies in composition with Berg 1932-5 and orchestration under Hermann Scherchen in 1938.
Daniel Petrie, director, writer, producer, actor, (b at Glace Bay, NS 26 Nov 1920; d at Los Angeles 22 Aug 2004). Daniel Petrie achieved a Bachelor of Arts in communications at Nova Scotia's St Francis Xavier University before completing a masters in adult education at Columbia.
Ronald Sanders, picture editor (born at Winnipeg). Ronald Sanders was exposed to film at an early age since his father worked as a projectionist. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from St. John's College, University of Manitoba, he moved to Toronto.
Richard Williams, animator, producer, writer (born at Toronto 19 Mar 1933). Richard Williams was born to parents who were illustrators and was teaching animation to children at his local YMCA by the age of 14.
Gerald Potterton, director, producer, animator (b at London, UK 8 Mar 1931). Gerald Potterton trained at the Hammersmith School of Art in London and served in the Royal Air Force.