Projects for interpretive centres and museums
Projects for broadcast and other purposes

Productions for Interpretive Centres and Museums

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska:
Production of "Heartbeats of Denali", a High Definition production with 5.1 Surround Sound. This film plays in a 270-seat theater on a 20-foot screen in the park's new Interpretive Center. It is designed to inspire viewers and give them an immersive experience of this spectacular park, using an original soundtrack, natural sound, and a minimum of voice-over and no narration.

Khalsa Diwan Society, Vancouver:
"They Called Us Undesirable: The Story of the Komagata Maru"

Historic Churchill Railway Station:
Videos on Inuit history and 1950's Rocket Range

Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology:
1) seven videos on various prehistoric themes to accompany exhibits
2) "Lost and Found": short videos for temporary exhibit comparing dinosaurs as they are portrayed in Hollywood films, with the reality as determined by palaeontologists
3) Soundscape for large walk-in diorama about prehistoric undersea life.

Edmonton Space and Science Centre:
Director of video components for interactive exhibit.

Expo 2000, Hannover, Germany:
Coordinating Producer for the Mobility Pavilion, working with production companies and technical experts on several complex installations including "the world's longest film" (23 overlapping video projectors on three 8m. X 76m.screens) and an installation with 44 hanging video monitors of varying sizes.

King Abdulaziz Historical Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:
"Taima Wall": production for new museum employing Paris-based "ImageContinue" technology to project moving image on a 3m x 30m screen, with accompanying soundscape.

British Columbia Forest Museum:
Video "Communities in Transition: A Golden Story", about challenges facing a logging community.

Historic Atlas Coal Mine:
Video "Thunder In The Valley", about the mining history of the Drumheller Valley, Alberta.

Katannilik Park:
Shooting and production of video "Katannilik: Timeless Land, Changing Land" about the wilderness, and history of the Inuit people, in region of this wilderness park on Baffin Island in Canadian Arctic.

Science World, Vancouver:
"Trail Blazers" -- 16-monitor videowall about the 100-year relationship between people of Trail, B.C. and the Cominco smelter.

Cave and Basin Interpretive Centre:
Video examining issues of overcrowding in Bow Valley area of Banff National Park and resultant problems for wildlife.

Remington Alberta Carriage Centre:
35mm film "Wheels of Change" about the carriage industry in the late 19th century, transferred to High Definition video laserdisc.

International travelling exhibit:
"Ex Terra": filming the work of palaeontologists for exhibit on dinosaurs.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park:
Two multiple projector shows, "Seeking Peace of Mind" and "Sifting Through Time" for Aboriginal interpretive centre near Saskatoon.

Reynolds-Alberta Museum:
12-projector multi-image show "Changing Gears" on theme of the impact of mechanization (cars and farm machinery) on rural Alberta, 1900-1930's.

Vancouver Aquarium:
Audio production and equipment installation for exhibit on Arctic marine mammals.

United Nations Pavilion, Expo 86, Vancouver:
"Island in Space" main show (18-projector) on theme "Peace Through Communications". Narration by Peter Ustinov.

World Expo 88, Brisbane, Australia:
Re-working of 18-projector show "Island In Space" for United Nations Pavilion.

Saskatchewan Pavilion, Expo 86:
Co-produced 15-projector show "Networks" about telecommunications and transportation in Saskatchewan.

Alberta Pavilion, Expo 86:
Nine-projector show using computer graphics to depict industry in Alberta.

Kerry Wood Nature Centre:
Video about Red Deer River valley.

Fort Normandeau Historic Site:
Video about history of Central Alberta.

Wood Buffalo National Park: (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
"Wood Buffalo": nine-projector show about huge wilderness park in northern Alberta.

Oil Sands Interpretive Centre:
"Quest for Energy" Multi-Media Show: Creative producer for show combining 35mm motion film and 15 slide projectors for centre in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Frank Slide Visitor Centre:
"In the Mountain's Shadow" -- nine-projector multi-image show about the history of coal mining towns in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.

Cave & Basin Centennial Centre:
"Cave & Basin" nine-projector show about the discovery of the hot springs, early park development, and current national park system, for Banff National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Alberta.

Dinosaur Provincial Park:
"Picking Up The Pieces" and "Touch The Past": two three- projector shows for Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology's field station in Dinosaur Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Head- Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Interpretive Centre: (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) "Uncovering the Past": Three-projector show about the archaeology revealing the 9,000-year use of site by Aboriginal peoples.

Fort Langley National Historic Park:
"Yale's Tales" -- three-projector show about the history of the fur trade in British Columbia.

Leitch Collieries Historic Site:
Audio production for outdoor "listening posts" in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.

Kluane National Park:
"Kluane": multi-image show about a huge wilderness park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) in the Yukon Territory.

Lower Fort Garry National Historic Park:
"Lower Fort Garry: A Window on the Fur Trade" -- multi-image show about the fur trade in western Canada.


Productions for Broadcast and Other Purposes

Women's Development Centre: A Vision of Hope and Change": in 2008, 15 min. promotional video produced in Sri Lanka for a women's organization, about their work with women's shelters, vocational training for the disabled, micro-financing, and other projects.

"FAS Forward: A Fresh Look at Fetal Alcohol Syndrome": half-hour television documentary portraying individuals who are making progress in dealing with this disability.

Video shooting in eastern Canada, New England, Cyprus, Czech Republic and Slovakia for fund-raising video about international environmental organization.

Video shooting at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and pre-production for television piece about development project to improve social and environmental conditions in Victoria Falls area.

Videos for magazine show "Skylight" on VisionTV, on themes of Aboriginal Dramatic show "Mamawi", and City of Edmonton's Interfaith program.

Video shooting and interviews for television magazine piece about Aboriginal business initiative on Blood Reserve, Alberta.

Video shooting and interviews focusing on the cultural resources of Banff National Park.

1-1/2 hours of video for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, featuring interviews with people in eight cities across North America. Videos were designed to stimulate discussion at the Institute’s annual conference.

Video shooting and interviews along the southern coast of Newfoundland for television special about children's entertainers "Heather and Eric".

Director for hour-long video about Jasper National Park; aired on Discovery Channel.

Script for film "Business As Usual" about businesses initiatives in four countries for people with disabilities.

Video production for United Way Campaign, Calgary.

Directing segment of one-hour film for television, "The Road Home".

Videotapes for Alberta Culture's Historic Sites Service promoting the future attractions at two new museums.

"Building A Better Tomorrow": Video for USC Canada (Unitarian Service Committee) fundraising campaign, outlining their development aid projects in Asia and Africa. Narrated by Gordon Pinsent.

Video "Mike McIvor: Environmentalist".

Photography for United Nations agencies (UNICEF, UN Food & Agricultural Organization, UN Development Programme) in Jamaica, Costa Rica, Panama, Chile, Malaysia.

"Class Afloat": photography for and production of promotional video for Canadian school aboard a tall ship, sailing to 15 countries on six-month trip.

Multi-image shows to raise funds for new "Canadian Wilds" environmental exhibit, Calgary Zoo.

Photography for:
Travel Alberta
Bluewater Adventures Natural History Tours, Queen Charlotte Islands
ACCESS Educational Network
Calgary Stampede
Winter Olympics venues for Government of Canada.

Production of Campaign Wrap-Up multi-image show for United Way Campaign, Calgary.

Production of scripts and audio-visual units for educational interactive videodisc, ACCESS Educational Network, Alberta.

Alberta Cultural Heritage Foundation: Video for promotional use.

Public Service Announcements for national and regional television broadcast, for Wood Buffalo National Park and Alberta Historic Resources Foundation.

(Co-producer) Show about changing approach to solving international environmental problems for International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Switzerland, for international conference in Bali, Indonesia.

"Parks for Canada": photographer and co-producer for nine-projector multi-image show about the national parks of Canada, produced for international conference on national parks.