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    Beauty and the Beach

    <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Broadcasters (various) including W, CBC, CTV, TLC, Radio Canada This international hit sold around the world and put CineFocus on the map. Director Joan Prowse was struck one day by how long it took for a woman to choose a swimsuit. Intrigued, she made […]

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    Buffy Sainte-Marie a Multimedia Life

    Broadcasters: APTN, Bravo!, SCN, Knowledge Network and FNX (PBS) This inspiring biography chronicles the remarkable story of Aboriginal artist Buffy Sainte-Marie as she rises to prominence in New York’s Greenwich Village folk music scene and blazes a groundbreaking path as a talented songwriter, activist, educator and artist. An Academy Award winner, Buffy was also a […]

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    From Field to Studio: The Art of Paul Kane

    <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Clients: Canadian Film Centre, Royal Ontario Museum – Interactive Museum Kiosk and Documentary CineFocus took its award-winning television documentary, Visions from the Wilderness: The Art of Paul Kane, and began an in depth three year development plan that saw the conventional documentary transformed into two […]

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    Northern Lights

    Client: Global Television Network CineFocus was contracted by Global Television to produce 28 Northern Lights episodes for their network. These are one-minute homages to great Canadian entertainers that air in-between scheduled programs. Season 1 is a legacy to the successful careers of musicians Randy Bachman, Jann Arden, Susan Aglukark, and Natalie MacMaster, actors Sean Cullen, […]

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    Lucky Breaks

    Broadcasters: Star!, Biography Channel (U.S. and Canada) Life-changing events, chance encounters, dogged perseverance. Some celebrities seemingly stumble into a big break. Others work for years before finally achieving stardom. Lucky Breaks, a primetime docu-tainment series, chronicles these lucky breaks as seen through the eyes of the stars themselves. Was it talent, blind ambition, or being […]

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    Museum Maestros

     Broadcaster – Bravo!, CLT, SCN and Knowledge Network Museum Maestros, an arts documentary, follows internationally acclaimed museum experts, Gail Dexter Lord and Barry Lord, as they guide viewers through the ins-and-outs of museums and exhibits from around the globe. This quirky and dynamic pair of unlikely cultural heroes are leading a revolution in the […]

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    Visions From the Wilderness the Art of Paul Kane

    Broadcasters: Bravo!, APTN, SCN, Knowledge Network This one-hour documentary profiles the fascinating and paradoxical life of North American landscape and portrait artist Paul Kane. A mix of art, history, and exploration, Visions from the Wilderness: The Art of Paul Kane examines the conflicting opinions about the historic and artistic value of Kane’s artwork In 1846, […]

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    C.W. Jefferys Picturing Canada

    Broadcasters: TVO and Knowledge Network C.W. Jefferys (1869-1951) was the first artist to take Canadian history and make it leap off the page and come to life. Before Jefferys, history was written down, but never illustrated in such a dramatic and refreshing way. As well as being a newspaper illustrator and historian, Jefferys was also […]

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    Arbor Alma

    Funder: Bravo!Fact Arbor Alma (‘The Giving Tree’) is a four-minute art film that mixes photography with artwork to explore how people dialogue and understand their environment, especially trees. The film includes a montage of images – photographs and footage of Canadian urban green spaces as well as displaying iconic forests and trees painted by the […]