CONCEPTION  
 

Louis Pelletier

 
   
 
 
 
  DIRECTOR  
 

André Gaudreault

 
   
 
 
 
  EDITORIAL COMMITTEE  
 

Alain Boucher (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec)
André Gaudreault (University of Montreal)
Pierre Véronneau (Cinémathèque québécoise)

 
   
 
 
 
  COORDINATION  
 

Research Coordination
Louis Pelletier

General Coordination, phase 1
Karine Boulanger

General Coordination, phase 2
Lise Gantheret

General Coordination, phase 3
Dominique Noujeim

Coordination and Technical Design
Denis Simard

GRAFICS Coordinator
Lisa Pietrocatelli

 
   
 
 
 
  GRAFICS Board-Committee  
 

André Gaudreault (University of Montreal)
Germain Lacasse (University of Montreal)
Jean-Marc Larrue (Collège de Valleyfield)
Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan (Laval University)
Pierre Véronneau (Cinémathèque québécoise/University of Montreal)

 
   
 
 
 
  RESEARCH AND WRITING OF TEXTS  
 

GRAFICS Members
André Gaudreault (University of Montreal)
Germain Lacasse (University of Montreal)
Jean-Marc Larrue (Collège de Valleyfield)
Louis Pelletier (Concordia University)
Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan (Laval University)
Pierre Véronneau (Cinémathèque québécoise/University of Montreal)

Other Contributors
Marco de Blois (Cinémathèque québécoise)
Catherine Gray (freelance researcher)
Olga Hazan (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Yves Lever (chercheur indépendant)
Paul S. Moore (Ryerson University)
Vanessa Pfeiffer (freelance researcher)

Assistants to the Editor
Carolina Lucchesi Lavoie (University of Montreal)
Marnie Mariscalchi (University of Montreal)

 
   
 
 
 
  RESEARCH ASSISTANTS  
 

Gilda Boffa, referencing
Peggy Larouche, referencing
Carolina Lucchesi Lavoie, referencing
Marnie Mariscalchi, referencing and communications
Étienne Morneau, referencing
Dominique Noujeim, referencing and conception-writing of interactive tours
Dolorès Parenteau-Rodriguez, referencing
Gabriel Perron, referencing and communications
Gabriel Petit, referencing and writing of film lectures
Sébastien Poirier, ,referencing, digitizing films and sound editing
Ariane Savoie, referencing and conception-writing of interactive tours

 
   
 
 
 
  DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA  
 

César Cubillan, computer graphics designer (flash design)
Pascale Dubé, computer graphics designer (site design)
Serge Fortin, sound recorder
Nicolas Fournier, computer graphics designer and editor (video)
Annick Hernandez, main media consultant (site architecture and art direction)
Catherine Lafrasse, computer graphics designer (photo retouching and advertising composition)

 
   
 
 
 
  SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT  
 

Denis Simard,programmer analyst
Prabhdeep Singh, iTECH Consulting Canada (http://www.itechcanada.com/)

 
   
 
 
 
  SCHOOL PARTNERS  
 

Liliane Duboscq, History teacher at Collège Saint-Louis (Lachine/LaSalle)
Éric Lousteau, History teacher at Collège Notre-Dame (Montreal)
Marie-Pierre Provost, French teacher at Collège Saint-Louis (Lachine/LaSalle)

 
   
 
 
 
  TRANSLATION AND REVISION  
 

Timothy Barnard, reviser of English texts
Santiago Hidalgo, translator into English
Carole Mills, reviser of French texts

 
   
 
 
 
  PERFORMERS  
 

Pierre Chemartin, voice
Santiago Hidalgo, voice
Germain Lacasse, voice
Patricia Rudnickas, voice
Marc-Antoine Zouéki, voice

 
   
 
 
 
  MUSIC  
 

Gabriel Thibaudeau

 
   
 
 
 
  ACKNOLEWDGEMENTS  
 

GRAFICS is subsidized by the Fonds québécois de recherche sur la société et la culture

To produce this website, GRAFICS received a grant from the Department of Canadian Heritage and support from the Bureau Recherche-Développement-Valorisation of the University of Montreal. GRAFICS acknowledges the Cinémathèque québécoise and the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec for their generous assistance.

GRAFICS also wishes to thank: France Boissonnault, Julie Cordeau-Gazaille, Alfred Dubuc, Serge Fortin, R.C. Kennell, Lynn Lafontaine, Marie-Josèphe Lemay, Pascale Maltais, Nathalie Morena, Georges Pelletier, Julie Pelletier, Annie Presseault, James Roberts, Hubert Sabino, Adrian Savopol, Guylaine Simard, Antoine Sirois, Gabriel Thibaudeau and Sarah Wilde.

 
   
 
 
 
  BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES  
 

Alain Boucher is the manager of special projects in information technology at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ). He is responsible in particular for digitizing projects at BAnQ and for placing digital heritage collections online, which are made available on the Internet by the library (nine million files).

Karine Boulanger earned a master’s degree in film studies at the University of Montreal. She worked as research assistant and then coordinator of GRAFICS from 2000 to 2007. She also worked for the Centre for Research on Intermediality (CRI) and the journal Cinémas. In 2007 she was named assistant programmer at the Cinémathèque québécoise.

Lise Gantheret is specialized in cultural management and has a doctorate in cinema and audiovisual research from the University Paris III—Sorbonne nouvelle. She participates in the activities of GRAFICS, where she carried out post-doctoral research. She has also worked in the production, programming and distribution of documentary cinema and teaches at the University of Montreal. She was coordinator of the site in 2007-08.

André Gaudreault is professor in the Département d’histoire de l’art et d’études cinématographiques at the University of Montreal. He directs GRAFICS, as well as the journal Cinémas. A visiting professor at the University of Bologna, Buenos Aires, École Normale Supérieure – Paris, École Européenne Supérieure de l’Image – Angoulême, Paris-I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris-III – Sorbonne nouvelle, Santiago de Compostela and São Paulo, Gaudreault has published many books and organized several major international conferences. André Gaudreault conducts research on the advent of cinema, focusing particularly on the openly intermedial context that existed prior to the institutionalization of cinema.

Germain Lacasse is assistant professor at the University of Montreal. He holds a doctorate in comparative literature from the same university. His research focuses on early cinema and the relationship between cinema and oral traditions in Quebec and elsewhere. His latest book, Les bonimenteurs de vues animées, was awarded the 2002 Prix Klibansky for best French-language book in the humanities.

Jean-Marc Larrue has been assistant director of the Centre for Research on Intermediality since 2005 and is a theatre professor at the College de Valleyfield. He is also a guest professor in the Département d’histoire de l’art et d’études cinématographiques at the University of Montreal. A member of GRAFICS, in which he heads the section on theatre, his primary focus is on the history of theatre. He is the author or co-author of several books on the subject, including Le théâtre yiddish à Montreal, Les Nuits de la “Main” and Le théâtre à Montreal à la fin du XIXe siècle. He recently published Vies et morts de la création collective.

Dominique Noujeim holds a bachelor’s degree in film studies from the University of Montreal. She is the project manager of the “Silent Cinema in Quebec, 1896-1930” website and has been a research assistant at GRAFICS since 2005.

Louis Pelletier is a doctoral student in communications at Concordia University in Montreal. His research focuses mainly on the exhibition of cinema in Quebec. Since 2000, he has collaborated on the GRAFICS projects “Cinema in the Quebec Press” and “Filmography of ‘Views’ Shot in Quebec during the Silent Era”. He has published in Film History (New York), Cinémas (Montreal) and Living Pictures (London).

Lisa Pietrocatelli holds a master’s degree in film studies from the University of Montreal. She is coordinator of GRAFICS and editorial secretary of the journal Cinémas.

†Denis Simard is research and technology coordinator of GRAFICS and technology director of the Centre for Research on Intermediality at the University of Montreal. He is also author and co-author of several articles on early cinema.

Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan is assistant professor in the Department of Literature at Laval University. He has published several articles and co-edited two books on early cinema: Au pays des ennemis du cinéma… (Nuit Blanche éditeur, 1996) and La vie ou du moins ses apparences (Cinémathèque québécoise/GRAFICS, 2002). He is currently working on a funded research project entitled “Musique rock et cinéma québécois”. Forthcoming: Le montage des identités (PUL, 2008).

Pierre Véronneau joined the staff of the Cinémathèque québécoise in 1973. He was curator of Quebec and Canadian cinema and later coordinator of copyright registration. As such, he collaborated on programming as well as on several real and virtual exhibitions. Since August 2008, he has been the director of collections. Pierre Véronneau is also visiting professor at the University of Montreal and the University of Quebec at Montreal in addition to teaching regularly as a lecturer at Concordia University. He is the author of books on cinema and television in Canada and numerous research papers.


The site “Silent Cinema in Quebec” is dedicated to the memory of Denis Simard (1964-2008).