Loc Dao is a Canadian digital media creator who is the chief digital officer of the National Film Board of Canada . Dao was named CDO in March 2016, after serving as executive producer and creative technologist for the NFB English-language digital studio in Vancouver since 2011. [1] [2]

In December 2011, Dao was named Canada’s Top Digital Producer for 2011 at the Digi Awards in Toronto, formerly known as the Canadian New Media Awards. [3] His credits include the web documentaries Welcome to Pine Point , [4] the NFB / ARTE France co-production Barcode.tv , [5] Circa 1948 , Bear 71 , God’s Lake Narrows , Waterlife , The Test Tube With David Suzuki and Cardboard Crash . [6] [7] [8] [9]

Prior to joining the NFB, Dao Worked on the Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver as well as citizen journalism initiatives and Helped publishing companies transition from print to digital media. Previously He Worked at CBC Radio , working first as a sound engineer Then a webmaster , Then serving as a producer and executive producer. He was one of the first websites for CBC in 1994 and in 2002 was executive producer and co-creator of CBC Radio 3 . [4] [8] [10]

Dao’s replacement as NFB Digital Studio head is Rob McLaughlin , with whom he had previously worked Subject Matter Inc., collaborating with Katerina Cize to develop the NFB transmedia project Filmmaker in Residence , which won the Webby Award for Best Documentary Series in 2008. [11] [12]

References

  1. Jump up^ Smith, Charlie (16 May 2016). “Vancouver’s Loc Dao becomes the National Film Board’s new digital czar” . Georgia Straight . Vancouver Free Press Publishing Corporation . Retrieved 20 May 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Hutter, Kristy (18 January 2012). “A documentary like no other documentary” . Maclean’s . Retrieved 19 January 2012 .
  3. Jump up^ Maloney, Val (8 December 2011). “NFB and CBC win at Digi Awards”. Realscreen . Retrieved 9 December 2011 .
  4. ^ Jump up to:b Mackie, John (11 June 2011). “NFB soars in cyberspace” (Cached copy) . Vancouver Sun . Retrieved 9 December 2011 .
  5. Jump up^ Anderson, Kelly (6 October 2011). “NFB, ARTE France launch ‘Bar Code ‘ ” . Reelscreen . Retrieved 7 October 2011 .
  6. Jump up^ Rothman, Lily (17 April 2014). “Vancouver Street View, Circa 1948” . Time Magazine . Archived from the original on 19 April 2014 . Retrieved 19 April 2014 .
  7. Jump up^ Romanek, Neal (14 October 2012). “Canadian crossmedia crosses borders” . Screen International . EMAP Ltd . Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  8. ^ Jump up to:b Houpt, Simon (15 January 2014). “Meet the visionary behind one of the ‘world’s hippest’ happy hubs” . Globe and Mail . Retrieved 23 January 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ “NFB Wins 11th Digi Award” . Northern Stars . 16 November 2016.
  10. Jump up^ “Executive Producer and Creative Technologist at the National Film Board of Canada” . IDFA DocLab . International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam . Retrieved 9 December 2011 .
  11. Jump up^ “NFB webdoc Welcome to Pine Point at two-time Webby winner” . National Film Board of Canada . Retrieved 19 November 2012 .
  12. Jump up^ “A Mention in the Globe and Mail” . Kat Cizek, Filmmaker in Residence Blog, May 7, 2008 . Retrieved 19 November 2012 .