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Credits

Animacat's House is a Web site linked to Focus on Animation www.nfb.ca/animation. It is the result of the collaboration of many people:

NFB project management

Vicki Lainesse, director and project manager, Canadian Memory Fund
Stéphanie Barker, head, Partnerships

Consultative committee

David Verrall, executive producer (Animation), English Program
René Chénier, executive producer (Animation), French Program
Michael Fukushima, producer (Animation), English Program
Marc Bertrand, producer (Animation), French Program
Michèle Bélanger, programming advisor, French Program
Christine Noël, development officer & production coordinator, French Program, and content manager for the Web site
Hélène Tanguay, marketing manager (Animation), English Program

Concept and content development committee

Ryofa Chung, content coordinator
Geneviève Roy, team leader customer services and in charge of animation workshops, CineRobotheque
Matthieu Goyer, set designer and animator, CineRobotheque, illustrations and computer graphics (Flash part)
Christine Tremblay Corneau, script writer

Web site design

Matthieu Goyer, set designer and animator, CineRobotheque, illustrations and computer graphics (Flash part)
François Turcotte, designer, Turcotte Design (HTML part)
Jean-François Petit, information architect and interaction designer, Idéactif Conseil inc.

Interactive scripting of site

Christine Tremblay Corneau, script writer

Site integration and programming

Philippe Fortier, Flash integrator
Jean-Sébastien Beaulieu, HTML integrator, interactive services and relational marketing, NFB
Marc Trudel-Belisle, HTML integrator, interactive services and relational marketing, NFB

Web advice, Web site integration

Jean-François Côté, project technical coordinator

Web analyses and usability testing

Nathalie Berger, Idéactif Conseil inc., project manager and user experience consultant,
user experience testing and reporting
Doris Bien-Aimé, administrative assistant, Canadian Memory Fund, user recruitment

Selection of animation shorts

Albert Ohayon, collection analyst
Christine Noël, development officer and production coordinator, French Program, and content manager for the Web site
Geneviève Roy, team leader customer services and in charge of animation workshops, CineRobotheque

Selection of animation short excerpts

Geneviève Roy, CineRobotheque team leader customer services and in charge of animation workshops
Sébastien Simard-Elliott, customer service agent and in charge of film indexing, CineRobotheque

Content writing

Geneviève Roy, team leader customer services and in charge of animation workshops, CineRobotheque (creation of activities to do in class or at home and scrapbooks)
Christine Tremblay Corneau, script writer

Narration production

Christine Tremblay Corneau, script writer
Jean Garneau, narration recording, Le vilain studio
André Gauvreau, French narrator, Animacat's voice
Bruce Dinsmore, English narrator, Animacat's voice

Production and preparation of sound effects

Ryofa Chung, content coordinator
Jelena Popovic, sound editor
With the collaboration of the NFB department of Sound Postproduction
Vital Millette, sound library technician
Biagio Pagano, sound technician
André Gagnon, chief, technical and artistic resources

Teacher's guide for the site

David Campos, Special Education teacher, Toronto District School Board, Ontario

Photo and image digitizing

Claude Lord, senior photo library technician, NFB
Chaz Oliver, photo library technician, NFB
Nicolas Bilodeau, Ludovic photographer

Database structure

Philippe Chartrand, systems analyst

Data entry

Doris Bien-Aimé, administrative assistant, Canadian Memory Fund

NFB rights clearance

Dominique Aubry, senior legal counsel
Julie Gonthier-Brazeau, copyrights clearance agent
Hélène Dubé, administrator, copyrights and contracts
Linda Smith, manager, staff relations

Online film rights

Associations of artists and artisans:
" American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)
" Société Professionnelle des Auteurs et Compositeurs du Québec (SPACQ)
" Writers Guild of Canada (WGC)

Translation and copy editing coordinators

Doris Bien-Aimé, administrative assistant, Canadian Memory Fund
Johanne Summerside, coordinator

Translation

Sylvie Prieur
Cecilia Grayson

Copy editing

Nancy Barr
Louise Malette

Digitizing and encoding of excerpts and films

Étienne Dallaire, digitizing technician
Geoff Klein, digitizing technician
Natalie Tessier, digital vault coordinator
Mathieu Sheehy, junior engineer, computer engineer, technological advisor

Material management

Louis Dupuis, technical coordinator
Sylvain Desbiens, technical coordinator
Richard Cournoyer, supervisor, vaults and laboratories

Administration

Johanne Lessard, financial advisor
Thérèse Hérard, finance and administration officer

We would also like to thank the children who helped with this project:

Juliette Pomerleau-Renouf
Myriam Morel
Adam Shlikov
Olivier Bolduc
Maxime Côté-Lapierre
Alissa Arseneault-Baccarat
Rebecca Cuellar
Paola Lafrance
Marie-Louise Bilodeau

Support for this project was provided by the Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online. This co-operation enables the NFB to pursue its mandate to extend access to its films to all Canadians.