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

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds

General material designation

  • Moving images

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

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

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


Physical description area

Physical description

  • 12 cm textual records
  • 11 films
  • 28 photographs

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator


Administrative history

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.

Custodial history

Scope and content

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]

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Item level descriptions for moving images available.

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres