Fonds AM1553 - Yaletown Productions Inc. fonds

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Yaletown Productions Inc. fonds

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  • Moving images
  • Sound recording
  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title is taken from the longest-lived creating body at the time of donation.

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  • 1969-2010 (Creation)
    Yaletown Productions Inc.

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Physical description

7.8 m of textual records and other material

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Archival description area

Name of creator


Administrative history

Michael Collier is the common thread relating the creators of this fonds to each other. For a biography of Collier and administrative histories of the film companies represented in this fonds which Collier was involved with (as founder, producer, president, partner) please see descriptions at the respective sousfonds levels: Michael Collier personal records, Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films, New Horizon Films Ltd, North Wind Films Ltd, Yaletown Productions Inc, Urban Safari Films Inc, Post Digital Inc and Yaletown Entertainment Corp.

Custodial history

Records were in the possession of Michael Collier, founder, President, and at the time of donation, sole shareholder of Yaletown Productions Inc, until time of donation.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of completed films, raw footage, textual records, and other materials related to the production of films produced by the various film production companies that Collier has been involved with throughout his film career. Fonds is organized into eight sousfonds according to creator. Each sousfonds, is in turn organized into series according to production project.
--Michael Collier personal records sousfonds
--Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films sousfonds
--New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds
--North Wind Films Ltd. sousfonds
--Yaletown Productions Inc. sousfonds
--Yaletown Entertainment Corp. sousfonds
--Urban Safari Films Inc. sousfonds
--Post Digital Works Inc. sousfonds

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Donated by Michael Collier, founder and President of Yaletown Productions Inc., in a series of eight accessions between March 2010 and June 2011.


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      Restrictions on access

      Access to some records in this fonds is retricted. Please consult the archivist. Description of the 110 MB hard drive will be available in 2012 with the implementation of the new database.

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      Finding aids

      Sousfonds and series descriptions available. File list and short descriptions of moving image material available.

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      Physical description

      Includes ca. 200 photographs, 14 audio reels, 19 audio cassettes, 24 video reels, 163 video cassettes, 98 film reels, 1 analogue disc, 110 MB of textual records and other moving images

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      City of Vancouver Archives

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      Dates of creation, revision and deletion

      Created March 28, 2012

      Language of description

      • English

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