2008.013 - 2008.013 accrual

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Reference code

CA ON00349 2008.013

Title

2008.013 accrual

Date(s)

  • 1967 - 2007 (Creation)

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34.5 m of textual material

4,183 photographs
· 3,511 prints
· 2 contact sheets
· 89 transparencies
· 285 negatives
· 443 digital images
· 4 rolls microfiche

131 audio recordings
· 2 reels 16mm magnetic soundtrack
· 10 – reels 35mm magnetic soundtracks
· 74 ¼ in. audio tapes
· 15 2in. tapes
· 12 cassettes (ca. 5 hrs.)
· 17 DAT cassettes (ca. 17.5 hrs.)
· 1 CD (ca. 1.25 hrs.)

1,794 video recordings
· 16 1in.magnetic tapes (ca.1.25 hrs.)
· 243 – ½ in. Betacam SP cassettes (ca.150.5 hrs.)
· 21 – ¾ in. cassettes (ca.14.75 hrs.)
· 8 BetaMax cassettes (ca. 3.75 hrs.)
· 51 Digital Betacam cassettes (ca. 41 hrs.)
· 3 Hi8 cassettes (ca.5 hrs.)
· 263 MiniDV cassettes (ca.263 hrs.)
· 4 SVHS cassettes (ca.1.75 hrs.)
· 1,033 VHS cassettes (ca. 945.5 hrs.)
· 28 CDRs (ca. 19.5 hrs.)
· 39 DVDs (ca.39.75 hrs.)
· 9 DVDRs (ca.5 hrs.)
· 76 floppy discs (bearing audio files)

575 cinefilms
· 61 reels Super 8mm cinefilm
· 1 reel 8mm cinefilm (print)
· 504 reels 16mm cinefilm (print)
· 7 reels 16mm cinefilm (negative)
· 2 35mm reels (negatives)

54 artifacts
books (130 titles)

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This fonds is divided into 6 series, divided by format. These are: Textual Materials, Photographs, Audio Materials, Video Materials, Cinefilms and Artifacts.

The first series, Textual Materials, consists of documents from every phase of the production process. These include: proposals for various series, treatments, synopses, draft scripts, finished scripts, story boards, series presentations, and promotional kits. Legal and financial papers are also included.

The second series, Photographs, includes a number of prints used for research and promotional purposes.

The third series, Audio Material, includes sound elements and research material.

The fourth series, Video Material, comprises raw footage, edits, masters and viewing copies of completed productions. Of particular interest is the footage shot for Hollywoodism, which includes interviews with several Hollywood directors and producers who are now dead.

The fifth series, Cinefilms, includes raw footage and elements. Some personal films on Super 8 are also included.

The sixth series, Artifacts, includes posters, clothing, props, awards and a large Canadian flag.

This fonds includes textual material relating to a number of productions, including:

Falasha: Exile of the Black Jews (Film, 1983)
AIDS in Africa (Film, 1990)
Burden on the Land (Television, 1990)
Deadly Currents (Film, 1991)
Ms. Conceptions (Film, 1995)
The Plague Fighters (Television, 1996)
Selling of Innocents (Television, 1996)
Expulsion and Memory (Television, 1996)
A Mother’s Grief (Television, 1997)
The Dancing Game (Television, 1997)\
Hollywoodism (Television, 1997)
Quest for the Lost Tribes (Television, 1999)
Scandal! Then and Now (Television, 1999)
Drag Kings (Television, 2000)
The Struma (Television, 2000)
Betrayal! (Television, 2004)
Tell It Like It Is (Television, ca. 2004)
Sex Slaves (Television, 2005)
The Naked Archaeologist (Television, 2005)
Yummy Mummy (Television, 2005)
This fonds includes audiovisual material relating to a number of productions, including:

Falasha: Exile of the Black Jews (Film, 1983)
Burden on the Land (Television, 1990)
Ms. Conceptions (Film, 1995)
The Plague Fighters (Television, 1996)
Selling of Innocents (Television, 1996)
The Dancing Game (Television, 1997)
Hollywoodism (Television, 1997)
Quest for the Lost Tribes (Television, 1999)
Scandal! Then and Now (Television, 1999)
The Struma (Television, 2000)
Betrayal! (Television, 2004)
Impact of Terror (Film, 2004)
Tell It Like It Is (Television, ca. 2004)
The Naked Archaeologist (Television, 2005)
Yummy Mummy (Television, 2005)
Sex Slaves (Television, 2005)
The Exodus Decoded (Television, 2006)
Charging the Rhino (Film, 2007)

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Media Commons does not own copyright of collection materials. Consult rights holder for reproduction(s).

Language of material

  • English

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2008.013

Institution identifier

University of Toronto Media Commons

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  • English

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