Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1990

Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1990 - Jean Oser

Jean Oser is celebrated for his lifetime of contributions to the art of film as well as his development and enthusiastic encouragement of film apprentices and students. His film career has spanned over 60 years and both the European and North American continents. Born in France, he did significant film work in both France and Germany before moving to the United Sates in 1942. His film The Light in the Window won an Academy Award in 1953. He has taught film at universities and guest lectured at many festivals and institutions across Canada and the US. Jean Oser was made a Professor Emeritus at the University of Regina in 1989.