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Christopher Chapman ’45

Industry: Filmmaking
A writer, editor, director and cinematographer who pioneered the split-screen filming technique; won the Academy Award for Best Live-Action Short in 1968, with his movie A Place to Stand (which played at Expo 67); awarded the Order of Canada in 1987; bestowed an honorary Doctor of Laws by Ryerson University in 2000; served as president of both the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and the Directors Guild of Canada.
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