CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1975 to 1976

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Thursday nights from January to March 1975. Aired Friday nights from April to June 1975. Aired Thursday nights from March to June, 1976.

This half hour program was dedicated to independent filmmakers. It was produced by Julius Kohanyi, filmmaker, and hosted, on a rotating basis, by Frederick Manter, Michael Hirsh, Mark Stone, Whitney Smith and Jana Veverka.

Documentaries, dramas, animation and experimental films all found a place on Sprockets each week.

Selected highlights: At 99: A Portrait Of Louise Tandy Murch, by Deepa Saltzman; O Canada, by Henning Jacobsen; Dull Day Demolition, produced by Insight Productions; The Brotherhood, by Vancouver animator Al Sens; and The Journals Of Susanna Moodie, by Marie Waisberg.

Written by John Corcelli – September, 2005