Fonds - Michael Glassbourg Fonds

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Michael Glassbourg Fonds


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(1951 -)

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Michael Glassbourg is a writer, director, and producer who lives in Toronto, Ontario. Glassbourg is known for producing and directing the television series “Great Canadian Books” (2010), “Writers’ Confessions” (2005), “The Artist’s Life” (2003) and “The Writing Life” (2002). He is also known for producing and directing the documentaries “Elvii: More Than One Elvis” (2000), “Wayson Choy: Unfolding the Butterfly (Secrets & Memories)” (2000) and for co-directing the documentary “Policy Baby: The Journey of Rita/Bev” (2007). Glassbourg’s series and films have appeared on Bravo! Canada, as well as Book T.V.
Glassbourg was the Film and Television Production program coordinator at Humber College, where he taught for 30 years. He is also the author of “Learn to Speak Film: A Guide to Creating, Promoting and Screening Your Movies” (2013), which was shortlisted for the Ontario Library Association’s Silver Birch Non Fiction Award, and commended by the OLA’s Best Bets Top 10 Junior Non-Fiction List.

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Glassbourg, Michael (II). The Internet Moving Database. Accessed at:
“Learn to Speak Film”. 49th Shelf. Accessed at:
Video, “’ELVII’: More Than One Elvis.” V-tape. Accessed at:
Wright, Dalia. “Wayson Choy film gaining accolades.” Humber Et Cetera. 2001, Volume 30, Issue 8.

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