Nicolas Canniccioni

2019 Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary

First Stripes | Premières armes

Thrown into an intensive 12-week training program, young civilians are gradually transformed into soldiers. First Stripes takes viewers on a nuanced and compassionate cinematic journey into the heart of military training and its necessary indoctrination process. With mixed feelings of apprehension and eagerness, the recruits gradually join the ranks of what will become their new family.


Nicolas Canniccioni

Production Company:

National Film Board of Canada