Publication Relations/Head of Business Operations for Jet Black Iris Toronto - Lindsey Love
Lindsey Love is the Director of Public Relations at Toronto-based company Speakers' Spotlight. She has worked with a vast roster of clients including Harper Collins and the Toronto International Film Festival.
Assembly Editor - Petra Valier
Petra has been in demand as an editor for documentary for over twenty years. Working in both English and French, she has worked across factual series, hour long and feature length docs for a variety of prestigious clients including: Discovery, A &E, Bravo, the NFB Canada, CBC and TV Ontario.
Archive Clearance - Elizabeth Klinck
Elizabeth has over twenty five years experience of research, visual stockshot research, music copyright clearance, and production management in documentary filmmaking, working with everyone from the BBC, HBO to the NFB Canada and ZDF. Recently nominated for the Barbara Sears award for best visual research for David Steinberg: Quality Balls, she sits on the board of directors for Impact Media Summit, FOCAL International.
Associate Producers - Halim Benzine and Kelsey Irvine
Researchers - Leslie Swift and Lindsey Zarwell
Director / Producer / Writer – Adam Benzine
Adam Benzine is an English writer, director and journalist based in Toronto. Currently serving as the Canadian Bureau Chief for Uk-based entertainment trade publisher C21 Media, he is the former Associate Editor and Online Editor for Realscreen, the international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He has written for a range of publications including The Globe and Mail, The Independent, Indiewire and Little White Lies. Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah, is his directorial debut.
Co-Producer – Kimberley Warner
Kimberley Warner is an independent producer from Wales who also oversees development for Ffilm Cymru - the lottery film fund for Wales. The former Head of Acquisitions and Development for documentary distributors Mercury Media and Journeymen Pictures, Kimberley has worked to support the work of filmmakers of the calibre of Orlando von Einsiedel, Michael Glawogger, James Moll and Ken Loach.
Composer - Joel Goodman
Joel has scored 4 Oscar-nominated films and over 25 Emmy-nominated television programs and documentaries. Joel composed the Main Theme for the long-running and critically acclaimed PBS series American Experience, of which he also scored more than a dozen episodes including Seabiscuit, Wyatt Earp, Walt Whitman, Clinton, and JFK.
Editor - Tiffany Beaudin
Toronto-based Tiffany Beaudin has editing credits on over forty documentaries and is known for her work on public figures including the Canadian Screen winning 'Quality Balls: the David Steinberg Story'.
Executive Producer – Nick Fraser
Nick Fraser is the editor of Storyville, the BBC's most prestigious documentary strand. Known for his early endorsement of world-renowned documentaries such as Man on Wire (2008), Project Nim (2011), and The House I Live In (2012), he has established the Storyville brand as one synonymous with Oscar and Sundance quality documentary filmmaking.
Director of Photography – Alex Ordanis
Having studied cinematography at Ryerson university, Alex is currently a partner at Toronto-based Stellar Citizens Inc. Cutting his teeth as an editor at Xero Digital and handling assistant camera on Canada's Greatest Know it All (Discovery 2012), he now works across a portfolio of clients from webseries, to TV, commercial clients and feature length documentaries.
Sound – Daniel Hewett
Currently working on Storage Wars: Canada (Proper Television), Daniel is a sound recordist for Sonic Bionic Productions, based in Toronto. Having studied at the Harris Institute of the Arts, he also previously worked on Food Factory for Cineflix and How to Save the World by Met Film.
Camera - Emmanuel Lachapelle
Emmanuel has worked on a vast array of factual series and independent films in Canada and beyond, ranging from 'Canada's Greatest Know it All' to 'Undercover Boss'.
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