Colin Low

Colin Archibald Low OC RCA (born July 24, 1926) is a Canadian animation and documentary filmmaker. Born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. Low attended the Banff School of Fine Arts and the Calgary Institute of Technology, now known as the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. His career at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal spanned over five decades, on more than 200 productions, most often as director, producer or executive producer. He is currently retired and living in Montreal. Low is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS Church). Low's 1952 animated short, The Romance of Transportation in Canada, won a Short Film Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, a special BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoons. His 1954 documentary Corral received was named best documentary at the Venice Film Festival. He followed that with a second documentary shot in southern Alberta, the 1960 film Circle of the Sun, which marked the first time the Kainai Nation's sacred Sun Dance was filmed.


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