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Loc Dao

Executive Producer and Creative Technologist at the National Film Board of Canada.

Loc is the Executive Producer & Creative Technologist of the NFB Digital Studio in Vancouver.

Loc is the co-founder (along with partner in crime Rob McLaughlin) of the groundbreaking NFB Digital and CBC Radio 3 studios and their industry shifting bodies of work. The combination of his experience in digital strategy, editorial, web development, content production and architecting large scale internet delivery systems brings a rare multi-dimensional approach that pushes the boundaries of what can be done with story, form and platform.

His recent work Bear 71, Welcome to Pinepoint and Waterlife has been credited with inventing the new form of the interactive documentary.

Loc’s CBC Radio 3 is one of the world’s first cross media success stories combining the award winning CBC Radio 3 web magazine, terrestrial and satellite radio, podcasts and 3 user generated content sites that preceded MySpace and YouTube.

The weekly CBC Radio 3 Digital magazine was one of the first interactive media products in the world and has been referenced in numerous publications and recognized with over 30 awards.

Loc started his career in radio news and entertainment and produced live concert and studio session recordings of artists such as Oasis, Radiohead, Frank Black, Iggy Pop, Modest Mouse, Bjork, The Cure and more for CBC Radio.

Loc has received over 60 awards most notably Digital Producer of the Year, nine Webby Awards, two New York Festivals Grand Prizes, three Online Journalism Awards, a Prix Italia, the FWA Site of the Year 2012 and a Cannes Cyber Lion.

Profile details

Ldao_headshot Works at: National Film Board of Canada Based in: Vancouver, Canada Website

Field of expertise

Director, Producer

Official Website

www.nfb.ca