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Sousfonds 2 - New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds

[The] gift of water Gift of Water - CBC Klahanie Interview The gift of water Vancouver - Pacific Celebration Vancouver - Pacific Celebration [French narration] Majesty of water Sawmill Winter survival Winter Survival - National Film Board [NFB] Can you be a leader? Full speed ahead

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New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on creator of sousfonds.

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Sousfonds

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AM1553-2

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  • 1974-1980 (Creation)
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    New Horizon Films

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  • 12 cm textual records
  • 11 films
  • 28 photographs

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(1975-1980)

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New Horizon Films Ltd was formed in 1975 by Michael Collier and Robert Rodvik as equal shareholders. The company produced two independent films; "The Gift of Water" and "Vancouver Pacific Celebration." "The Gift of Water" won two Canadian Film and Television awards in 1975; Best Nature and Wildlife Film and Best Cinematography
New Horizon Films Ltd also produced several sponsored films including: "Majesty of Water" for the Ministry of BC Tourism and "Full Speed Ahead," a promotional video for the Canadian Department of National Defense.
The company was dissolved in 1980. The dissolution agreement gave Michael Collier (North Wind Films Ltd) the ownership of, and rights to, "Vancouver Pacific Celebration" 16mm film and elements, and "The Gift of Water," all elements and materials. While Robert Rodvik (R.R. Productions Inc) was given rights to and ownership of the 35mm version of the film "Pacific Celebration" including all of the film and tape materials related to the 35mm version of this film as well as sole rights and ownership of the unfinished 16mm film footage, tentatively titled "Songs of the Marsh" including the exclusive ownership and use of all film and tape materials related to the 16mm film footage.

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Sousfonds consists of six series. One for each production and one for overall administrative records:

  • The Gift of Water series
  • Administrative records series
  • Vancouver - Pacific Celebration series
  • Majesty of Water series
  • Films produced for the Department of National Defence [DND]
  • Films produced for the National Film Board of Canada [NFB]

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