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  • Date2018
  • Media4K video
  • Duration15 minutes

Every city has a story. Dawson City, in Canada’s Yukon, is a place with many. From being the largest city in the Canadian north during the height of the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1800s, to its present day state as a quiet town, modestly populated by under 1500 inhabitants, Dawson City has been the site of many adventures both big and small. The Snowball Treasury, explores this unique city and its rich history through a collection of colourful anecdotes told by local residents: tales of resilience and riches, the call of the wild, ghosts and gumption. A playful combination of live action and animation, this film gives shape to a city built upon a treasure trove of stories which continue to captivate.

Production Details
  • director/producer Kara Blake
  • illustrator Todd Stewart
  • animator Brigitte Archambault
  • cinematographer Joe Baron
  • sound design / mix Gordon Allen
  • colourist Francis Hanneman
  • music Qasim Naqvi
  • sound recordist James Healey
  • editor/compositor Kara Blake
Select Screenings
  • Sheffield Doc Fest - Free Screen Sheffield, UK, 2018
  • Dawson City International Short Film Festival Dawson City, 2018
  • Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma Montreal, 2019
  • Mirror Mountain Film Festival Ottawa, 2019
Select Awards
  • Best Director Mirror Mountain Film Festival, Ottawa, 2019
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