STK-ID 2368

PAN from tent to LS of settlement. LS of Inuit shacks, tents. PAN of Payne River from high up on shore. Shot of Arctic ship "Fort Severn" at anchor. PAN down riverbank to wreck of longliner on beach. LS of part of Payne Bay settlement. Shots of Payne Bay settlement buildings including powerhouse, street lamp, school, DNA employee residences. Two shots of Inuit working on outboard motor. Shot of water of Payne River as seen from longliner, part of boat visible in foreground. MS of Inuit lookout looking through binoculars for fishing canoes. Shot of fishing canoe speeding towards and past longliner and camera. Cut to Inuit aboard camera ship, watching. Shots of man aboard fishing canoe laying nets, of man at outboard. Shots of water of river, shore in distance, parts of longliner in foreground. Several shots of men in fishing canoes pulling in arctic char, unhooking fish from lines. LS of longliner near shore. Cut to two men carrying crate of fish up beach. MS of sign "Payne Bay Fisheries". Interior shots of elderly Inuit men and women at work cleaning fish with help of DNA supervisor. Shot of boxes full of frozen fish labelled "Ilkalu".


Excerpt from
Arctic Char
Payne Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio