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Grant Munro

Available films

Title: Canon
Director: McLaren, Norman, Munro, Grant
Year: 1964
Length: 09 min 13 s

Norman McLaren and Grant Munro use three different animation techniques to provide visual representations of canons in a film designed to teach viewers about this ancient musical form. The soundtrack combines both recorded classical music and sounds produced by a synthesizer.

Director
Norman McLaren

Director
Grant Munro

Optical effects
J. Gillissie

Camera
Robert Humble

Sound
Ron Alexander

Music
Eldon Rathburn

Technical notes

Throughout his career, McLaren fielded many inquiries about his films and techniques, so he got into the habit of writing up technical notes for much of his work.

Canon (1964) href="http://www3.nfb.ca/archives_mclaren/notech/NT05EN.pdf" target="_blank">Technical Notes on Canon (1964) - PDF