Daniel Lanois

Daniel Lanois

| 5 min

This short film pays tribute to music producer Daniel Lanois. Hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as “the most important record producer to emerge in the ’80s”, Daniel Lanois has won international acclaim as one of the most distinctive and talented producers of his time. Through his work with artists such as U2, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, and Neil Young, Lanois has made an exceptional contribution to Canada’s music industry and inspired an entire generation of producers and engineers.This short film, a visual essay on sonic texture, was inspired by Lanois' childhood dreamscape.

Produced by the NFB in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2013 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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  • director
    Éric Morin
  • music
    Daniel Lanois
  • executive producer
    Hugues Sweeney
  • cinematographer
    François Messier-Rheault
  • actor
    Joseph Vachon
    Benjamin Dignard
    Éloïse Dallaire
  • editor
    Éric Morin
  • sound editor
    Daniel Toussaint
  • re-recording mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell