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Roman Kroitor (1926–2012)

Roman Kroitor was born on December 12, 1926 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a producer and director, known for Universe (1960), Stravinsky (1965) and Lonely Boy (1963). He died on September 16, 2012 in Québec, Canada. See full bio »


(age 85) in Québec, Canada

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Known For

Universe Director
Stravinsky Producer
Lonely Boy Producer


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 2000 CyberWorld (Short) (co-producer)
 1997 Paint Misbehavin' (Short) (executive producer)
 1993 Imagine (Short documentary) (producer)
 1990 The Last Buffalo (Short) (producer)
 1990 Echoes of the Sun (Short) (producer)
 1988 Beavers (Documentary short) (associate producer)
 1985 We Are Born of Stars (Documentary short) (co-producer)
 1985 Skyward (Documentary short) (producer)
 1985 A Freedom to Move (Documentary short) (producer)
 1983 Laughter in My Soul (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1982 Hail Columbia! (Short documentary) (producer)
 1981 Arthritis: A Dialogue with Pain (Documentary) (producer)
 1981 Baxter Earns His Wings (Short) (producer)
 1981 First Winter (Short) (executive producer)
 1981 Where the Buoys Are (Documentary short) (producer)
 1980 Acting Class (Documentary short) (producer)
 1980 Canada Vignettes: Maritimes Dig (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1980 Canada Vignettes: Prehistoric Artifacts, New Brunswick (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1980 Challenger: An Industrial Romance: Short Version (Documentary short) (producer)
 1980 Coming Back Alive (Documentary short) (producer)
 1980 Nose and Tina (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1980 Challenger: An Industrial Romance (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1979 Bravery in the Field (Short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Love on Wheels (Short) (executive producer)
 1979 Gopher Broke (Short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1979 Northern Composition (Documentary short) (producer)
 1979 Twice Upon a Time... (Short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1979 Why Men Rape (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1979 Revolution's Orphans (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: Easter Eggs (Short documentary) (producer)
 1978 Margaret Laurence, First Lady of Manawaka (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1978 Oh Canada (Short) (producer)
 1978 So Long to Run (Short) (producer)
 1978 The Point (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1978 The War Is Over (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Teach Me to Dance (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Voice of the Fugitive (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 Back Alley Blue (Short) (producer)
 1977 Bekevar Jubilee (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1977 Breakdown (Short) (producer)
 1977 Happiness Is Loving Your Teacher (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 Hold the Ketchup (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1977 I Wasn't Scared (Short) (producer)
 1977 L'âge de la machine (Short) (producer)
 1977 Sail Away (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1977 Strangers at the Door (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 The Red Dress (TV Movie) (executive producer: National Film Board of Canada)
 1977 Henry Ford's America (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1977 Flora: Scenes from a Leadership Convention (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1977 One Man (executive producer)
 1976 Bargain Basement (Short) (producer)
 1976 For Gentlemen Only (Short) (producer)
 1976 Striker (Short) (producer)
 1976 The World Is Round (Documentary) (producer)
 1976 Listen Listen Listen (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1974 Propaganda Message (Documentary short) (producer)
 1974 Circus World (Documentary short) (producer)
 1974 Man Belongs to the Earth (Documentary short) (producer)
 1972 Exercise Running Jump II (Documentary) (producer)
 1971 North of Superior (Short documentary) (associate producer - as Roman Kroiter)
 1970 Tiger Child (Short) (producer)
 1967 In the Labyrinth (Short) (producer)
 1966 Little White Crimes (Short) (producer)
 1965 Stravinsky (Documentary) (producer)
 1965 The Baymen (Short documentary) (producer)
 1965 Two Men of Montreal (Documentary) (producer)
 1965 Legault's Place (Short documentary) (production)
 1964 Above the Horizon (Short documentary) (producer)
 1964 The Hutterites (Documentary short) (producer)
 1964 Toronto Jazz (Documentary short) (producer)
 1964 Nobody Waved Good-bye (producer)
 1963 Lonely Boy (Documentary short) (production)
 1962 The Living Machine (Documentary) (producer)
 1961 Festival in Puerto Rico (Short documentary) (production)
 1961 The Days of Whisky Gap (Documentary short) (producer)
 1961 University (Documentary) (producer)
 1960 I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling (Short documentary) (production)
 1960 The Cars in Your Life (Short documentary) (producer)
 1959 Emergency Ward (Short documentary) (producer)
 1959 End of the Line (Short documentary) (producer)
 1959 Glenn Gould: Off the Record (Documentary short) (producer)
 1959 Glenn Gould: On the Record (Documentary short) (producer)
 1959 La battaison (Short documentary) (producer)
 1959 The Back-Breaking Leaf (Documentary short) (producer)
 1959 The Canadians (Short) (producer)
 1958 A Foreign Language (Short) (producer)
 1958 Blood and Fire (Short) (producer)
 1958 Country Threshing (Documentary short) (producer)
 1958 Memory of Summer (Short) (production)
 1958 Pilgrimage (Short) (producer)
 1958/II Police (Documentary short) (producer)
 1958 The Days Before Christmas (Short) (production)
 1954 Paul Tomkowicz: Street Railway Switchman (Documentary short) (producer)
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Also known as an early practitioner of Cinéma vérité, co-founder of IMAX, and creator of the Sandde which is software for creating hand-drawn stereoscopic animation.

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