"The government doesn't sponsor people to do creative work, they want to keep the lid on to confirm the agency's mandate. No government in the world will permit that. No one would have given William Blake a Canada Council Grant."
"I remember one of his jobs required that he edit the flies and bugs out of a film for Northern Affairs. They didn't want bugs to appear in the film, They knew people weren't attracted to black flies. For months Arthur Lipsett literally had to edit out the flies that appeared in the image."