Loc Dao

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Loc Dao is the executive producer and creative technologist for the National Film Board of Canada's English-language digital studio,[1] located at the Woodward's Building in Vancouver. 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.[2] His credits include the web documentaries Welcome to Pine Point,[3] the NFB/ARTE France co-production Barcode.tv,[4] Circa 1948, Bear 71, God's Lake Narrows, Waterlife and The Test Tube With David Suzuki.[5][6][7]

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. He previously worked at CBC Radio, working first as a sound engineer then a webmaster, then serving as a producer and executive producer. He created one of the first websites for CBC in 1994 and in 2002 was executive producer and co-creator of CBC Radio 3.[3][7][8]


  1. ^ Hutter, Kristy (18 January 2012). "A documentary like no other documentary". Maclean's. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Maloney, Val (8 December 2011). "NFB and CBC win at Digi Awards". Realscreen. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Mackie, John (11 June 2011). "NFB soars in cyberspace" (CACHED COPY). Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Anderson, Kelly (6 October 2011). "NFB, ARTE France launch ‘Bar Code’". Reelscreen. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Rothman, Lily (17 April 2014). "Vancouver Street View, Circa 1948". Time Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Romanek, Neal (14 October 2012). "Canadian crossmedia crosses borders". Screen International (EMAP Ltd.). Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  7. ^ a b Houpt, Simon (15 January 2014). "Meet the visionary behind one of the ‘world’s hippest’ content hubs". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Executive Producer and Creative Technologist at the National Film Board of Canada". IDFA DocLab. International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 

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