Perspectives: Ottawa Skateboard Scene - Zargara

Perspectives: Ottawa Skateboard Scene

A film by Jelan Maxwell
Project Title:
Perspectives: Ottawa Skateboard Scene
Feature Film – Documentary – Ontario, Canada – 2024
Color | English  | 16:9  | Stereo | 49'
A documentary exploring the unique culture of skateboarding in Ottawa, Canada, and the importance of advocating for the things important to you, no matter how insignificant they may seem to others.
IMDB (Coming soon)
Cast & Crew:
Megan Dowe
Aaron Cayer
Giles De Souza
Hanz Stephenson
Adam Wawrzynczak
Directed by: Jelan Maxwell

Story editor: Jelan Maxwell, Marc Jure
Produced by: Amir Zargara

Executive Producer: Fitch Jean, Weggon Allen, Jelan Maxwell

Director of Photography: Jelan Maxwell

B Camera Operator/Key Grip: Avery Wilton
1st AC: Julien Mamazza
Gaffer: Romanesh Reynoso
Production Sound: Almyr Jules

Editor, Colorist, Post Sound: Jelan Maxwell
VX 1000 Footage:
Jake Borechenko
Jordan Weins

Archival Footage:
Jordan Weins
Mat Mortensen
Aaron Cayer

Thanks to:
Top of the World Skateshop
Ottawa Skateboard Association
Birling Skateshop
19th Tee Driving Range
Girls+ Skate 613
Andrew Szeto
Aberdeen Pavilion
The Yard
Lia Blake
Flora Wawrzynczak

Equipment Provided by:
Lenz Rental

Land acknowledgment:

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gathered, is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People. The Algonquin peoples have lived on this land since time immemorial. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to shoot our film in this territory.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
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