Item is the master version of the film "Everest - Climb For Hope;" a documentary following a Canadian team of climbers raising money for research and awareness about Rett Syndrome by climbing Mount Everest. Ernie Sneidzins is the father of a young teenager suffering from Rett Syndrome, it was his determination to do something that set this expedition in motion. Narrated by Leslie Nielson; Produced and directed by Michael Collier; Written by Richard Tomkies; Director of photography Robert C. Gibson; Executive producers Michael Collier and Ken Jubenvill; Technical producer Bob Gibson; Climbing cameramen Pat Morrow and Bill Noble; Editors Michael Collier and Bill Campbell; Music Hal Beckett; Production coordinator Lupe Korbut.
This item consists of video transfers of film footage shot at Expo 86. The raw footage was transferred to video and edited on tape into a finished production. According to the donor this is the original of the final production with sound and image combined. "Vancouver - Focus on Expo 86" was released August 1986 as a video postcard. Film featuring highlights of Expo 86 . Includes royal visit, highlights of USA, USSR, China, GM, Canada, BC, Folklife pavillions. Director, Michael Collier; Cinematography Bob Asgiersson; Editor Robert Brandreth-Gibbs; Writer Chris Aikenhead; Narration script Chris Aikenhead and Don White; Narrator Jim Hault; Video services Post Haste Video; Film Lab Alpha Cine Services; Sound mix Pinewood Studios; Produced by Yaletown Productions Inc. for Allstar Productions Inc.
Item is "Have Camera, Will Travel" with Art Brewer, assignment "Palau;" a one hour network television documentary shot and completed in High Definition in 2003. Broadcast first on NHK Japan [Nippon Hoso Kyokai; official English name: Japan Broadcasting Corporation]. High Definition 59.94 1080i Digital Master texted version. HD Cam. Ch 1-2 Full Mix Stereo. - Ch 3-4 M&E Stereo. Executive producers Michael Collier and John Cumming; Producer Michael Collier; Co-producers Thomas Santalab and Wynn Horn; Creative director PJ Reece; Director Nicholas Kendall; Writer PJ Reece; Photography Todd Craddock; Editor Jane Morrison; Narrator Mark Hildreth; Production manager Lupe Danyluk; Sound/music editors Alan Perkins and Wendy Czajcowsky; Production coordinator Shannon Mildon; Post production supervisor Bernadette Meyers; Assistant editors Brian Reilly and Jason Collier; High definition cameras Post Digital Works, Ltd.; High definition post services Post Digital Works, Ltd.; Sound mix Pinewood sound; Featured photographer Art Brewer, Art Brewer Photography.
Series consists of moving image and textual records that were created in the process of making the pilot episode of "Have Camera Will Travel." In the early stages of planning the proposed television documentary series was referred to "Picture Perfect." Paper records include correspondence, contracts, travel plans, research, scripts, and other records specifically related to the film elements.
File consists of promotional material for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine" including the cardboard VHS case for home video release, and an informational sheet about the video typed up by Michael Collier in 2010 at the time of donation.
Sousfonds contains Collier's independent films, some home movies, films he collected over the years and related textual records and other personal records of Collier related to his film career. The sousfonds is divided into three series: -Home movies series -Independent films series -Collected films series
File consists of correspondence and co-production agreements discussing the proposed television series "Have Camera Will Travel." Also included in this file is a single paragraph explanation of "Have Camera Will Travel: Palau" written by Michael Collier at the time of donation (2010).
File consists of a program from the Third Annual Banff Festival of Mountain Films, a page from MacMillian Bloedel news featuring Tommy Tompkins, and copies of newspaper clippings and articles featuring Tommy Tompkins or that mention his films.
Series contains textual records related to the promotion and sale of the feature film "Urban Safari." Includes financial records, copies of correspondence with distributors, records related to promotion of the film and accompanying documents.
File contains an example of the cardboard sleeve for the VHS version of "Flight of the Sky Hawks," a brief outline of "Flight of the Sky Hawks" and "The Sky Hawks" written by Michael Collier in 2010, as well as correspondence, and promotional material for "Flight of the Sky Hawks."
File contains a list of film materials held by Yaletown Productions and correspondence between the Office of Airforce Heritage and History and Yaletown Entertainment regarding lack of storage for the reels of 35mm film for "Come Fly with Us."
File contains a typed description of "Canada's Magnificent Snowbirds" and "Come Fly with Us" written by Michael Collier in 2010. Press clippings and other collected media items related to these films represent the origianl contents of this file.
File consists of various items including promotional materials for "Where Timber Wolves Call," a brief description and history of Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films written by Michael Collier in 2010 at the time of donation to the archives, undated handwritten notes about "Valley of the Grizzly," a brief biography of Tommy Tompkins provided by the CBC Television Network, stills from ["Where the Timber Wolves Call"] see 2010-058.130 to 2010-058.152, and a second description of Tompkins that is undated, presumably written by and for use by Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films.
Item is part one of two of Digital NTSC Master. Full Circle and G.L.A.S.S. Films; a Reto Salembeni film; David Naughton, Linda Kash, Jay Brazeau, Donnelly Rhodes, Andrea Nemeth, Teryl Rothery, David Palffy, Rebecca Toolan, Adriana Tripa, Barry Pepper, Charles Seigal; Executive producers Michael Collier and Reto Salimbeni; Line producer R. Earl Peturson; Casting Akiko Morison (Canada) and Kathy Henderson (USA); Art direction Peter Hinton; Costume designer David Lisle; Music composed and conducted by Brahm Wenger; Editor Jana Fritsch; Director of Photography Vic Sarin; Story by Reto Salimbeni; Screenplay by James J Desmarais, Alison Rosenfeld Desmarais, and PJ Reece; Producer Michael Collier; Director Reto Salimbeni.
Sousfonds consists of the textual, electronic and moving image records related to the production and promotion of the feature film "Urban Safari;" it includes copies of the film, promotional footage, and records related to its distribution, production, and promotion. Records include article clippings, records of sales, records of promotional activities, copies of promotional items, as well as contracts and agreements pertaining to music and other rights. Sousfonds contains two series: -Urban Safari series -Promotion and sales series
Series contains textual records and moving image material directly related to pre-production and production activities of the feature film "Urban Safari." Series includes music agreements, raw footage, financing, scripts, paper work involved in hiring and find actors, other staff and crew issues, and the film itself.