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Michelle Czukar edits SESQUI film “HORIZON” for Canada’s 150th

If you see a giant red dome this summer, you’ll know you’re about to see a special film about Canada, edited by Michelle Czukar and directed by Drew Lightfoot who is repped in Toronto by Someplace Nice. Shot over 40 days, ‘Horizon‘ is a 22-minute film created for Canada’s sesquicentennial that takes its audience on a revealing expedition of Canada. The film draws its artistic inspiration from across Canada’s rich cultural landscape, featuring traditional and contemporary creative works. Horizon will be screened in several cities this summer under the giant red dome which is currently on tour.

To find out more about the cinematic dome, tour dates, and the film, click here.

Michelle Czukar edits Tim Hortons for JWT and Canada 150

Tim Hortons’ new broadcast spot is the latest release in it’s Canada 150 campaign. The spot aims to raise a red Tim’s cup in salute to Canadian families of all backgrounds. “Born on Canada Day” is edited by Michelle Czukar and directed by Samir Mallal from Skin & Bones. The creative showcases families in hospitals at different points in the birthing process.

Title: Born On Canada Day
Agency: JWT
Chief Creative Officer: Ryan Spelliscy
Creative Director: Laurent Abesdris & Denise Cole
Art Director: Laurent Abesdris
Copywriter: Denise Cole
Agency Producer: Jennifer Cotton

Production Company: Skin & Bones
Director: Samir Mallal
Cinematographer: Justin Brown
Executive Producer: Dan Ford
Line Producer: Max Brook

Editing Facility: Rooster Post Production
Editor: Michelle Czukar
Assistant Editor: Taylor McWade

Colour Facility: Alter Ego
Colourist: Wade Odlum

VFX / Finishing Facility: Fort York
Online Artist: Justin Lee
Online Assistant: Luke White

Audio House: Pirate

Christina Humphries, T2XI and Moosehead Celebrate 150 Years of Cheers

Moosehead and T2XI celebrate 150 Years of Canadian pride in this sixty-second spot edited by Christina Humphries. Christina collaborated with Alter Ego Film’s director David Whiteson In the spot, we see Moosehead bottles on a factory conveyor belt. The story of 150 years animates on the labels as the bottles rush by, with each ‘story’ being about a pioneering moment in Canadian history. Raise a glass and say cheers, to 150 years.

Client: Moosehead Breweries
Title: Moosehead 150

Agency: T2XI
Chief Creative Officer: Jeff MacEachern
Copywriter: Marc Levesque
Art Director: Dan Cantelon
Executive Producer: Steve Emmens

Production Company: Alter Ego Films
Director: David Whiteson
Director of Photography: Eric Whipp
Executive Producer: Hilda Pereira

Editing Facility: Rooster Post Production
Editor: Christina Humphries
Assistant Editor: Brett Rostrup

Finishing: Alter Ego
Lead Online Artist: Andres Kiresjew

Colour: Alter Ego
Colourist: Eric Whipp

Audio House: Grayson Matthews

Editors Marc Langley & Michelle Czukar Celebrate National Canadian Film Day 150

On April 19th, to help promote and drive participation in National Canadian Film Day 150 in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Reel Canada, the non­profit that hosts NCFD, is launching a Canada-wide campaign developed by Leo Burnett Toronto.

The campaign kicks off with two cinema spots that came together with the help of Canadian film industry icons. “The Woman Who Can’t Lie” was directed by Don McKellar and stars Sandra Oh. “The Man Who Was Always Late” was directed by Atom Egoyan and stars Vinay Virmani. The spots are edited by Marc Langley (“The Woman Who Can’t Lie”) and Michelle Czukar (“The Man Who Was Always Late”). This was a fun project, one that we’re proud to have played a part in.

Names of commercials: The Woman Who Can’t Lie, The Man Who Was Always Late

Client: Reel Canada (National Canadian Film Day 150)
Agency: Leo Burnett Toronto
CEO/CCO North America: Judy John
GCD/Writer: Steve Persico
GCD/Art Director: Anthony Chelvanathan
Group Account Director: Richard Bernstein
Executive Producer/SVP Director of Production: Franca Piacente
Assistant Producer: Sabrina De Luca

Executive Producer: Dan Ford
Production Company: Skin + Bones
Directors: Don McKellar (The Woman Who Can’t Lie) Atom Egoyan (The Man Who Was Always Late)
Director of Photography: Doug Koch
Line Producer: Marie Walsh
Production Manager: Peter Vanstone

Editing Facility: Rooster Post Production
Editors: Marc Langley (The Woman Who Can’t Lie) Michelle Czukar (The Man Who Was Always Late)
Assistant Editors: Joey Whitelaw (The Woman Who Can’t Lie) Colin Murdock (The Man Who Was Always Late)
Finishing: Fort York VFX
Lead Flame Artist: Andrew Rolfe

Audio House: SNDWRX
Audio Producer: Didier Tovel

Colour: Alter Ego
Colourist: Eric Whipp