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Credits for Episode 1:
When the World Began...

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Maggie Huculak

Written, Produced and Directed by
Andrew Gregg

Gail Gallant

Jacques Milette

Principal Photography
Michael Sweeney, CSC
Hans Vanderzande

Episode 1 Historical Consultants
Eugene Arima
Bill Finlayson
John Steckley
Vic Suthren

Unit Manager
Pim Van Der Toorn


Historical Character

Evan Adams West Coast Storyteller
Levi Aguoni Domagaya
Simon Baker Vision Quest Boy
Sid Bobb Taignoagny
Nancy Bomberry Corn Woman
Jack Burning Donnacona
Lorne Cardinal Huron Warrior
Tantoo Cardinal Plains Storyteller
René-Daniel Dubois André Thevet
Flint Eagle Dekanawidah
Dom Fiore Pietro Pasqualigo
Michael Hanrahan John Day
David Hemblen James Cook
John Homer Manitou
Roger Honeywell William Cormack
Lucie Idlout Inuit Storyteller
Alex Jacobs Smoking Elder
Jonathon Jacobson Maquinna
Rita Joe East Coast Storyteller
Aaron Keeshig Trader
Sandra Laronde Ochre Woman
Michael Mahonen John Jewitt
Jill Mason Elder
Pamela Matthews Shawnadithit
Gail Maurice Captive Woman
Yvan Ponton Jacques Cartier
Carlo Rota David Samwell
Ellen Sylvester Huron Woman
August Schellenberg Woodlands Storyteller
Del Taylor Woodlands Native
Raoul Trujillo Iroquois Warrior
Ned Vukovic Charles Clerke
Pete Windrem Abacuck Prickett

Additional Voices
Nigel Bennett
Simon Berry
Kim Lanouette Bubbs
Andrew Gillies
Dianne Latchford
Gerard Parkes
Oliver Svendsen

Claude Desjardins
Eric Robertson
Ernie Tollar
Michael Francis
Marie Berard
Richard Tonogai

Gail Carr
Philippe Cournoyer
Dorothy Gardner
Lorre Jensen

Julia Bennett
Lynn Glazier
Ines Colabrese

Additional Writing
Gene Allen

Script Editor (Radio-Canada)
Richard Fortin

Additional Photography
Gaétan Morisset

First Assistant Director/Continuity
Nanci King

Wardrobe Designer
Vasile (Bill) Fortais

Assisted By:
Wendy Charette
Chris Cristobal
Kim Gibson
Tracy Haggart
Robert Monkton
Jennifer Robb

Make Up
Linda Fruchtman
Katherine Hill
Meliase Paterson
Sandi Sokol
Sebastian Tartoff

Hair and Wigs
Teresa Buccione
Lorraine Coughlan
Friedrich Duerr
Anita Miles
Madelaine Russell
Kelly Shanks

Special Effects Lead
Tim Mcelcheran

Special Effects
Ralph Brown
Michael Happy
Gus White

Set Design
Catherine Basaraba

Staging Crewleaders
Ken Gray
Gerry O'Hanley
Chris Papadopoulas

Frank Barsoni
Kim Burtch
Al Boye
Scott Drewery
Joseph Kneller
Michael Lee
Richard Lyon
Ed Tanner

Set Decoration
Chris Buxton
Peter Jaworski
Michael Mcshane
Janet Morton

Lighting Director
Chris Germanakos

Don Anderson
David Dool
George Gilmour
Tony Hammond
Parth Jadon
Dave Macneil
Doug Marshall
Dino Picano
Russ Widdell

David Hacala

Location Assistance
Michael Blais

Location/Studio Audio Recording
Tom Bilenkey
Keith Bonnell
Scott Chappel
Scott Chilsholm
Chris Davies
Michael Kennedy
Larry Kent
Rod Kraft
Ken Mackay
Brian Whitty

Visual Effects Artists
Stephen Dutcheshen
Lisa Knight
Gilles Saindon
Jennifer Vuckovic

3D Animation
Emily Roach

Peter Jorgensen

Post-Production Packaging Editor
Bryan Tulk

Electronic Titles
Alison Petrie

Sound Effects
Peter Campbell

Foley Artists
Floyd Burrell
Peter Campbell

Sound Mix
Steve Cupani

The CBC Acknowledges the Assistance of:

  • Jushua and Beverly Illuaq and the People of Clyde River, Nunavut
  • Chief Peter Knox Martin, Mable Knox and the Kwakiutl People, Fort Rupert, British Columbia
  • Kyra Fisher and Fred Ford, Boris Koteliewicz and the People of Baker Lake, Nunavut
  • Chief Mike Maquinna and the Nu'chal'nuth People, Gold River, British Columbia
  • Robert Mcgee and the Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec
  • Bill Finlayson and the Rife Archeological Site, Campbellville, Ontario, Parks Canada
  • Leo Parde and the Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump, National Historic Site, Alberta
  • Mike Reimer and the Seal River Heritage Lodge, Churchill, Manitoba
  • Reg Crowshoe and the Peigen First Nation, Alberta
  • Stephen and Dennis Frost and the Vuntut Gwitch'in First Nation, Old Crow, Yukon
  • Saugeen First Nation, Ontario Six Nation First Nation, Ontario Del Taylor and Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, Midland, Ontario
  • Frank Kodras William and Carol Gregg The People of Anchor Point, Newfoundland
  • Dulcie and Llewellyn Way, Savage Cove, Newfoundland
  • John Dunn, Corner Brook
  • Bill Murrin, CBC Engineering, St. Anthony, Newfoundland
  • Keith Bonnell, CBC Sound Technician
  • Captain Bruce Genge, Gideon and Jamie Genge, Crew Members, MV Cape Anchor, Anchor Point, Newfoundland
  • Captain Melvin Penney, MV Missing Link, Great Brehat, Newfoundland
  • Captain David Alan-Williams and Crew, the Matthew, Organizers of Cabot 500 Celebrations
  • Captain and Crew of the Groswater Bay, Canadian Coast Guard, Newfoundland Region
  • Awenda Provincial Park, Ontario
  • Campbell House, Toronto, Ontario
  • Crawford Lake Provincial Park, Campbellville, Ontario
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta
  • Inverhuron Provincial Park, Ontario
  • L'anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Newfoundland
  • Petroglyph Provincial Park, Ontario
  • Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta
  • Jamie's Whaling Station, British Columbia
  • Dictionary of Canadian Biography / Dictionnaire biographique du Canada

Visual Credits

  • National Archives of Canada
  • Glenbow Museum, Canada
  • Newfoundland Historical Society
  • Newfoundland Museum
  • The Image Bank
  • Beineke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University
  • Bridgeman Art Library, NY
  • Library of Congress, USA
  • The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon, France
  • The Louvre, Paris/Art Resource, NY
  • British Museum, UK
  • Christopher Wood Gallery, UK
  • City of Bristol Museum Art Gallery, UK
  • Mary Evans Picture Library, UK
  • Phillips, the International Fine Art Auction, UK
  • Stapleton Collection, UK
  • Tate Gallery, UK
  • The British Library, UK
  • Palazzo Ducale, Venice, Italy
  • Naval Museum in Genoa, Italy
  • National Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia

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