Marc Stone

Marc Stone

Cinematographer, Director, Filmmaker and Documentary Filmmaker

Toronto, Canada

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About Marc

FILMMAKING EXPERIENCE (Highlights)



Opera Atelier
Director, Cinematographer, The Return of Ulysses: An Opera in the Making, a documentary short to promote Opera Atelier’s new production of the Monteverde opera featuring rehearsal footage and interviews with the co-artistic directors and two lead singers

Salt and Light Television

Director, Broadway Bares: Vanessa Williams, multi-camera shoot of concert and on stage interview at the Sheen Centre in New York City

Director, Panes of Glory, 4-part series on history of stained glass windows in St. Pete’s Seminary, London, Ontario featuring choirs, scripted host, and interviews

90th Parallel Productions

Director, studio performance segments (multi-camera), House of Dreams, a film adaptation of a theatrical work by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Bravo Canada (Saturday Night at the Opera series)
Director, Persée (complete two-hour opera), live-cut with seven cameras

CBC TV (Opening Night series) – Toronto, Paris, Versailles
Director, Writer, Rebirth of an Opera: Persée in the Court of Atelier, a two-hour performance documentary following Opera Atelier’s re-mount of Persée, a 300-year-old French baroque opera

MHS Productions
Director, Writer, Producer, Preventing Violence in the Workplace, drama/documentary featuring three re-enactments of violent confrontations in hospital with round table analysis of each scenario

Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Growing Together: Family Centred Care at SickKids; Together We’re Better: Interprofessional Practice at SickKids

Director, In Her Own Words, Ann Cavoukian, PhD., Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario

Director (multi-camera), Privacy by Design, Ann Cavoukian, PhD., Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario

Director, Writer, Composer, beyond the dream: A Legacy of Nursing at SickKids, drama-documentary about the 131-year history of nursing at the hospital

Director, Writer, Making Wine With…4-part, RJ Spagnols promotional series with host on location in Niagara vineyard

OMNI Television – China/Toronto

Director (shoot only), Cinematographer, Chun Yi: The Magic Behind the Legend, performance documentary about a Kung Fu musical, shot in Beijing
Director (shoot only), Composer, Musician, John Cripton: The Legend Behind the Legend, shot in Shanghai and Beijing

NewsReach Canada - Toronto, Montreal, Salzburg
Director, Writer, Cinematographer, VNRs, corporate, medical, government, and public relations videos, live-cut, multi-camera shoots for websites

Kathanjali Productions Inc. - India
Director of Photography, Borrowed Fire, performance documentary about shadow puppetry, shot in Kerala, India

Aaron Lubell Productions - Vancouver
Director, Director of Photography, Sharing the Experience, a documentary profile of four women undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer

Aaron Lubell Productions/MHS Productions - Vancouver
Director, Elmer, Gordon, Terry and Thomas, for B.C. Cancer Agency, documentary about radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients (Vancouver)
Director, Elmer Gill in Concert, performance documentary to promote a world charity tour by Elmer Gill and his jazz quartet (Vancouver)

Toronto Hospital
Director, Writer, Confidentiality: A Sacred Trust, drama- documentary featuring re-enactments of breaches of trust in the hospital setting, a host, and interviews with staff

CBC TV (Alive! series) - Vancouver/Toronto
Director, Writer, story about ballet dancer and physiotherapy issues

Director, Writer, story about Dr. Dean Ornish and his reversing heart disease program, shot in San Francisco

Yaletown Productions - Vancouver
Director, Writer, corporate and government films and videos for Vancouver clients, RCMP, Department of National Defence, Ministry of Tourism, B.C. Institute of Family Violence (English, French)

TRP – Toronto, UK
Director, Writer, corporate, government, multi-camera television series, films and videos
Director, Writer, Express Yourself, featuring a mime interacting with a voice in the ether and observing dramatic re-enactments of communication missteps among Public Works Canada employees
Director, IMAX Filmmakers Symposium, documentary covering student filmmakers participating in symposium in Bradford, UK
Director, Wizard’s Oak, (TVO) multi-camera music and drama studio series for children about geometry (English and French versions)

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

Part-time Lecturer in multi-camera studio production for final year RTA students

Creative Direction
Director, A Place to Belong, a documentary about the closure of government funded institutions and community re-integration of developmentally handicapped people, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

CTV
Director, Writer, Field Host, Lifetime series, multiple stories

Avalon Classics International
Writer, Director of edit, Peking National Acrobats, one-hour documentary for television
Writer, Director of edit, To Strive for Gold, history of Olympics documentary for 1984 summer Olympics, Buick USA

Synergex Agency
Writer, Touchdown, half-hour drama for TTC
Director, Producer, Writer, Beads of Time, Fisons, UK, educational film for respirologists

CBC Television
Writer, Producer, Host, Creator, Marc’s Grab Bag, 17-part series set in a coffee house featuring young musicians, actors, comedians, singers, sculptors, painters, mimes, and filmmakers
Director, Writer, What’s New, 8 episodes, news and current affairs stories re-interpreted for children
Director, Writer, Songwriter, Through The Eyes of Tomorrow, 8 episodes, a current affairs and variety series for high school and university students

Shunka Productions
Director, Writer, commercials and industrial films

CTV
Writer, Producer, Host, Creator, Marc’s Music Shop, a 31-part children’s series set in a music shop with visiting musicians introducing their instruments and performing with Marc

Harlequin Films
Director, Cinematographer, composer, Unknown Citizen, film adaptation of W. H. Auden’s poem

Independent Film/NFB
Director, Writer, Cinematographer, About Roslyn, a documentary short about a young artist

Independent Film
Director, Writer, Composer, Family Album, dramatic short

CBC RADIO DRAMA
DIrector and Producer of over 50 radio dramas including:
Ghostly Affairs
Creator, Director, Producer, 4-part series featuring a recently deceased vaudeville couple, Doc and Alice, who bequeath their country home to a performers’ benevolent society to provide vacations for actors down on their luck as the ghosts who live in the attic entertain and counsel the troubled guests.

Bandit and the Mayor
Creator, Director, Producer, 7-part series featuring a boxer dog who speaks like Bogart and mind controls his master, the mayor of the town.

Livewires
Creator, Director, Producer, 28-part series featuring characters who run a bizarre answering service, starring Martin Short as the owner/operator.



AWARDS

Gabriel Award for Panes of Glory series

WorldFest-Houston Silver Remi Award for Rebirth of an Opera: Persée in the Court of Atelier

Canadian Public relations Association Hygeia Award for Confidentiality: A Sacred Trust

ITVA Golden Maple, Silver Birch, and Judges Choice Awards for Express Yourself

Ontario Government Forum Awards - Gold Award for A Place to Belong



EDUCATION
M.A. Film Studies, Award of Distinction, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK



CONTACT INFORMATION

Marc Stone
2727 Yonge St. Suite 505
Toronto, ON M4N 3R6

Tel: (416) 484-7092
Cell: (416) 948-6900


REFERENCES

Stuart Hanson
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication

Clephan Building
De Montfort University
The Gateway
Leicester LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 250 6196
E: shanson@dmu.ac.uk
W: www.dmu.ac.uk/somc



Tim O'Sullivan
Professor of Media and Cultural History

De Montfort University
The Gateway
Leicester LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7317
E: tosulliv@dmu.ac.uk
W: www.dmu.ac.uk/somc



Gordon Henderson
Executive Producer, 90th Parallel Productions Ltd.

T: 416-364-9090
E: gordon@90th Parallel.ca
W: www.90thparallel.ca



Marshall Pynkoski, Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg
Co-Artistic Directors, Opera Atelier

St. Lawrence Hall,
157 King Street East, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON M5C 1G9

T: 416-703-3767 Ext. 225
E: mpynkoski@
W:



Gita Hosek
Director of Programming and Production
Salt and Light Television

T: 416-971-5353
E: ghosek@saltandlighttv.org
W: www.saltandlighttv.org

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