STK-ID 458

Various shots of men at work on upper deck of appartment building under construction. HAS of cement truck backing up. Cut to FOLLOW SHOT of cement bucket swinging towards cement forms. HAS of street in unidentified city, traffic, utility wires in foreground. TILT UP and ZOOM OUT to include large building under construction, river beyond. LS of construction site seen through warehouse window. HAS of cement truck, seen through window, FOLLOW SHOT of cement bucket rising up facade of building. HAS of construction deck in Calgary. HAS of high rise building under construction. HA ZOOM IN and ZOOM OUT on buildings. Descending shot through steel trellis of construction elevator, of construction site, other buildings in distant background. LSs of construction elevator rising, coming down. Vertical LAS of site, of elevator rising. LAMSs, MLSs of hammer head crane at work, building under construction. ELS of top deck of high rise building under construction as seen from between two other high rise buildings in foreground. LS of silhouettes of dump trucks unloading fill at end of causeway under construction.


Excerpt from
A City Is / Ainsi va la ville
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm eastman color neg
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