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Saturday, November 6 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Case Study: Deadman's Curse - Indigenous Access/Storytelling

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Join the cast and producers of Deadman's Curse (new, History Channel) APTN’s Queen of the Oil Patch, and Dr. Savannah: Wild Rose Vet (new, APTN/Blue Ant) along with Cultural Heritage Consultant Gail Starr, as they discuss the right way to approach telling Indigenous stories and gaining access to traditional lands. The importance of building trust and partnerships for these productions and others is pivotal in the storytelling and this session will give insight into the behind the scenes work done by both the cultural monitors, cast and the producers, as well as lessons learned. 

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Dana Johl

Great Pacific Media

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Neil Zyderduyn

Line Producer, Great Pacific Media
Neil Zuyderduyn has 15+ years experience in the television industry. He is currently the Line Producer of Deadman’s Curse for History Canada and Supervising Producer of Mud Mountain Haulers for Discovery Canada. Early in his career, he spent a year and a half in Central America... Read More →
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Don Froese

Cast, Deadman's Curse
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Taylor Starr

Cast, Deadman's Curse
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Adam Palmer

Cast, Deadman's Curse
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Gail Starr

Cultural Heritage Consultant

Saturday November 6, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Room 420 Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue