A Composer's Dream

A Composer's Dream

This short film demonstrates how Howard Shore has distinguished himself as one of Canada's most accomplished - and versatile - composers.

During woodland rambles with his beloved dogs, Shore gives free rein to his ceaseless creativity. Whether composing delicate counterpoint or Oscar®-winning movie music, Shore is keenly tuned to a remarkable range of musical expression.

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2011 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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Credits
  • recipient
    Howard Shore
  • writer
    Barbara Willis-Sweete
  • director
    Barbara Willis-Sweete
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
  • director of photography
    Chase Bowman
  • lighting designer
    Ned Hallick
  • editor
    Laura Young
  • sound recordist
    Tyler Cartner
  • 1st assistant camera
    David Feeney-Mosier
  • data management technician
    Marque DeWinter
  • Jib operator
    John Kosmaczewski
  • gaffer
    John Roche
  • best boy grip
    Eleazar, III Guajardo
    Huttemberg Nassar
    Tim Curtin
  • sound design
    Garnet Willis
    David Matthews
  • mix
    Garnet Willis
    David Matthews
  • post sound facility
    Noisetree
  • colourist
    Jon Fordham
  • online editor
    Rocky Polidoro
  • production manager
    Erin Sweeney
  • production consultant
    Amanda Coles
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Fox
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
    Marcus Matyas
  • technical coordinator
    Christopher Logan
    Drew Stevenson
  • centre administrator
    Josiah Rothenberg
  • production coordinator
    Rachel Punwassie
  • production assistant
    Marymichael D'Onofrio
    Christopher Essey
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian