The last RESPECT expedition took place North Ontario; while on their way north, the crew filmed eagles feasting on Lake Nipigon. The documentary "Migizi" has been nominated in the category "Territory" and will première at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, February 20th, 2011.


RESPECT, a spectacular photographic odyssey celebrating Canada's boreal forest


Respect Photographers

Boreal Communications has brought together many creative minds to nurture Respect from conception to completion. Nine Canadian photojournalists have contributed to Respect thus far. They were selected not only because they are among the best, but because of their dedication and skill in telling poignant stories through imagery. The photos of Allen McInnis, Kazuyoshi Ehara, Jim Ross, John Woods, Todd Korol, Dan Riedlhuber, Jeff Basset, Andy Clark and Chris Young convey the essence of the boreal forest and the meaning of the journey.

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Prix à l'innovation ONF

Assorti d’une bourse d’une valeur de 5 000 $ en services de postproduction, remise au cinéaste du court métrage s’étant démarqué par son innovation dans le traitement formel. Le jury était composé Rafaël Ouellet, cinéaste, Marie-Claude Poulin, productrice et Jean-Pierre St-Louis, cinéaste et directeur photo.

Décerné à : Migizi de Louise Larivière et Tomi Grgicevic

Boreal Communications

Images tell stories that might otherwise not be heard. Nowadays, we like snapping pictures to capture our very own. We use our cameras to record life’s moments, both momentous and mundane. We cherish these photos because they allow us to recreate our personal experiences. We also seek out other types of photos, ones that evoke emotions, questions and answers. For photography to elicit this collective human experience we need professionals. In 2006, Boreal Communications started a new project called RESPECT, a journey across Canada flying over the boreal forest.

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