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Credits

Focus on Animation is the result of a collaboration of many people:

NFB project management

Vicki Lainesse, project manager, Canadian Memory Fund

Stéphanie Barker, head, Outreach Development

Working committee

David Verrall, executive producer (Animation), English Program

Michael Fukushima, producer (Animation), English Program

Michèle Bélanger, executive producer (Animation), French Program

Stéphanie Barker, head, Outreach Development 

Christine Noël, development officer & production coordinator, French Program, and content manager for the Web site 

Hélène Tanguay, marketing manager (Animation), English Program

James Roberts, chief information officer 

Luc Gouin, Web production director, Studio Animation et Jeunesse, French Program, and content managerfor the Web site until November 2005

Web site design

Jean-François Petit, information architect and interaction designer, Idéactif Conseil inc.

François Turcotte, designer, Turcotte Design

Optical games design (My film class section)

Mathieu Goyer, set designer and animator

Site integration and programming

Pierre Lemieux, Web designer, Forge Numérique

Flash programming

Vincent Morisset, programmer

Player programming

Michel Gratton, programmer

Web advising, Web site integration

Jean-François Poulin, Web master

Jean-François Côté, programmer 

Pierre Métras, supervisor, applications development

Technological advisor (film digitizing)

Mathieu Sheehy, computer engineer 

Web analyses and usability testing

Nathalie Berger, Idéactif Conseil inc., project manager and user experience consultant, user experience testing and reporting 
Mélanie Rousseau, Idéactif Conseil inc., usability specialist, assisted in user experience testing

Statistical work

Pierre Métras, supervisor, applications development

Selection of animation shorts

Albert Ohayon, collection analyst

Luc Gouin, productions director, Studio Animation et Jeunesse, French Program, and content managerfor the Web site until November 2005

Christine Noël, development officer and production coordinator, French Program, and content manager for the Web site 

Geneviève Roy, team leader, customer services and workshop animator, CineRobotheque

Louise Sarrasin, elementary teacher, Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM), writer, journalist and consultant

Michèle Rossong, elementary special education teacher, Riverside School Board

Selection of animation shorts excerpts

Christine Noël, development officer and production coordinator, French Program, and content manager for the Web site 

Sébastien Simard-Elliott, customer service agent, CineRobotheque, Montreal

NFB research and content writing

Nicole Périat, librarian and archivist, content manager for the McLaren Archives section

Katherine Kasirer, librarian

Christiane Talbot, librarian

Christine Noël, development officer and production coordinator, French Program, and content manager for the Web site 

Content writing

Marcel Jean, animation expert

Marco de Blois, conservator, animation cinema, Cinémathèque québécoise

Marc Glassman, editor-in-chief, POV and Montage magazines

Don McWilliams, consultant

Educational content writing (My film class section)

Louise Sarrasin, elementary teacher, Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM), writer, journalist and consultant

Michèle Rossong, elementary special education teacher, Riverside School Board

Isabelle Laferrière, master’s degree student, Université de Montréal

Kristine Collins, supervisor, Mediatheque, Toronto

Kirsten Evans, promotions and community relations officer, Mediatheque, Toronto

Sophie Thouin, workshops and programs coordinator, CineRobotheque, Montreal

Geneviève Vouligny, promotions and community relations coordinator, CineRobotheque, Montreal

NFB content editing

Kristine Collins, supervisor, Mediatheque, Toronto

Sophie Thouin, team leader, customer service, CineRobotheque, Montreal

Photography

Sophie Quévillon, photo library technician and photographer

Database structure

Philippe Chartrand, systems analyst 

Data entry

Monique Lebeau, administrative assistant, Canadian Memory Fund 

NFB rights clearance

Dominique Aubry, senior legal counsel 

Hélène Dubé, administrator, copyrights and contracts

Linda Smith, manager, staff relations

Lillian Anderson, researcher

Monique Lebeau, administrative assistant, Canadian Memory Fund

Translation and copy editing coordinators

Monique Lebeau, administrative assistant, Canadian Memory Fund 

Johanne Summerside, coordinator 

Translation

Sylvie Prieur

Janet Chapman

Copy editing

Nancy Barr

Louise Malette

Digitizing and encoding of excerpts and films

Julie Dutrisac, engineer, head of innovation and development

Mathieu Sheehy, junior engineer, computer engineer 

Nathalie Hamel, digitizing technician

Natalie Tessier, digital vault coordinator 

Material management

Louis Dupuis, technical coordinator 

Richard Cournoyer, supervisor, vaults and laboratories

Administration

Johanne Lessard, financial advisor

Thérèse Hérard, finance and administration officer 

Described video production for 5 McLaren films

Debra McGlaughlin, Valerie Hochschild and Khel Baldeo, AudioVision Canada, company chosen by the NFB to produce described video for a selection of NFB films

Don McWilliams, consultant, described video text validation (English version) for McLaren films

John Blouin, projectionist and customer services agent, CineRobotheque, described video text validation (French version) for McLaren films

David Verrall, executive producer (Animation), English Program

James Roberts, chief information officer 

Albert Ohayon, collection analyst, quality control (content)

Daniel Racine, team leader, customer services, quality control (content)

Fahr Anna, clerk, customer services, quality control (content)

André Gagnon, head, sound postproduction, quality control (sound)

Marie Desmarteau, technician sound postproduction, quality control (sound)

Cynthia Flengeris, technician sound postproduction, quality control (sound)

Teprine Baldo, technician sound postproduction, quality control (sound)

Sylvain Cajelais, technician sound postproduction, quality control (sound)

 

The NFB would like to thank the French-speaking members of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and English speakers from the Montreal Association for the Blind (MAB) for their generous participation.

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