Colin Low passed away in hospital after a brief illness on February 24, 2016. Cowboy, artist, storyteller and pioneering Canadian filmmaker; director, animator, producer, mentor and collaborator at the National Film Board of Canada… and so much more, Colin is survived by his wife Eugénie St. Germain and sons Ben, Stephen (Shaune) and Alexander (Kate) and grandchildren Meghan, Léandre, Shannon and Laura.

A memorial service in remembrance and celebration of Colin’s life will be held Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00pm at the Unitarian Church of Montreal, 5035 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, Montréal, QC. To be followed by a reception. As an expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice is appropriate. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Voluntas (, 514-695-7979).


Colin Low, aged 88

Colin Low, July 24, 1926 – February 24, 2016