Film Team

Liz Marshall

Liz Marshall

Director/Producer/Writer
Liz Marshall is an award-winning Canadian documentary filmmaker based in Toronto. Since the 1990s she has written, directed, produced and filmed diverse and international film and television projects for broadcast, theatrical and cross-platform exhibition. Marshall’s immersive feature length films explore social justice and environmental themes through strong characters. She is known for the critically acclaimed influential documentary The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013), Water On The Table (2010) and Midian Farm (2018). The success and effectiveness of The Ghosts In Our Machine is reflected in an extensive global impact campaign and evaluation report, funded by the UK documentary foundation Bertha BRITDOC Connect.


Caroline Christie

Caroline Christie

Editor
Toronto based veteran editor Caroline Christie works in a variety of cinematic forms including feature documentaries, scripted and experimental short films, feature films, TV drama and 3D IMAX.  Her award winning work has screened widely across the globe. Credits include: Project Grizzly, The Awful Truth with Michael Moore, and Republic of Doyle.

Roland Schlimme

Roland Schlimme

Editor

Roland Schlimme has been collaborating with leading independent filmmakers for the past twenty years. As an editor, his formal and intuitive sensibility can be recognized in the works of Peter Mettler (Gambling, Gods, and LSD, The End of Time), Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes, Long Time Running, Anthropocene), Phillip Barker (Night Vision, Malody, Shadow Nettes), and Liz Marshall (The Ghosts In Our Machine).


John Price

John Price

Cinematographer
John Price is a celebrated documentary, fiction and experimental cinematographer based in Toronto. He has collaborated on diverse feature projects – from Liz Marshall's The Ghosts in Our Machine to Shary Boyle's Silent Dedication installation at the Venice Biennale and Nuit Blanche, Toronto.  He has lensed movies for Bruce McDonald, Charles Officer, Alan Zweig, Mina Shum and Jennifer Baichwal, among others. John's work has screened around the globe including at TIFF, Rotterdam, IDFA, NYFF, SXSW, The Berlinale, CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, and many others.

Igor Correia

Igor Correia

Music Composer
Igor Correia is a Toronto-based music composer. As a writer at an award winning creative audio agency, he has been able to compose for numerous high profile TV/Film projects and commercial spots. Some of his favourite projects include the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympics theme package for the CBC – a mix of Samba and epic orchestral beats. The score for the 2014 TIFF selected Canadian independent film We Were Wolves, and co-writing the score for the 2018 film The Padre, a heist film starring Tim Roth and Nick Nolte.

Jessica Jennings

Jessica Jennings

Production Manager
Jessica Jennings is on a mission to capture hearts, transform minds and change the world around her – one story at a time. With over 13 years of experience, she has had a successful career working in the scripted, factual, new media and branded content space. Her work has aired on CBC, TVO, Amazon, PBS, CBS, HBO Canada, National Geographic, Hallmark Channel, and CTV. As a freelance producer for Hemmings House Pictures, a Certified B Corp Production company, Jessica uses video production as a tool for positive impact. She worked on Rob Stewart's environmental documentary Revolution and on his latest documentary Sharkwater: Extinction, and she is thrilled to be working on Liz Marshall's Meat the Future.

Janice Dawe, Bizable Media

Janice Dawe, Bizable Media

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Janice is a highly respected producer with expertise in factual, drama and transmedia production. She provides executive producer, consulting producer and business affairs services to a variety of clients. Janice has demonstrated expertise in financing and project management, and is known and trusted by broadcasters and financiers. Janice previously held the position of Vice-President and Executive Producer with White Pine Pictures where she oversaw development, production and exploitation of the company’s slate of award-winning documentaries and drama series. As head of production at White Pine Pictures, Janice oversaw such Oscar shortlisted documentaries Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould and The Promise to the Dead. In January of 2015, Janice and Kathy Avrich-Johnson formed Bizable Media, to support creative producers on the business side of production. Janice is passionate about supporting creators, helping to navigate a path to critical and commercial success.

Chris Hegedus

Chris Hegedus

Executive Producer

Chris Hegedus has been directing, shooting, and editing documentaries for over forty years.  She received the prestigious Directors Guild Award for Startup.com, chronicling the first Internet boom and bust. Along with D.A. Pennebaker, she directed the 1992 Clinton campaign film, The War Room, nominated for an Academy Award®.  Other films include Elaine Stritch at Liberty (Emmy Awards), The Energy War series, Town Bloody Hall, Delorean, Moon Over Broadway, Depeche Mode 101, Down From the Mountain, Only the Strong Survive, Al Franken: God Spoke, Kings of Pastry and recently HBO’s Unlocking the Cage which was broadcast internationally and theatrically distributed in the US and Canada. Hegedus’ career awards include, the International Documentary Association, Doc NYC, Critics Choice, Yale University, and the Golden Eagle CINE.


Bruce Cowley

Bruce Cowley

COMMISSIONING EDITOR

Bruce is the Senior Director and Commissioning Editor at CBC’s documentary Channel. After a successful tenure at Discovery Channel where he was Director of Programming for Animal Planet, Discovery Civilization, and Travel and Escape, Bruce returned to the corporation in 2008. At documentary Channel, Bruce has commissioned and guided more than 140 long-form documentary films – many of which have earned prestigious awards including: Geminis, Canadian Screen Awards, and festival honours around the globe. In 2012, doc channel’s Under Fire: Journalists in Combat, was short-listed for an Oscar, and went on to win a George Foster Peabody award for best feature documentary. In 2017, Bruce won a Canadian Screen Award as executive producer of Daniel Cross’s I am The Blues (Best Canadian Feature-Length Documentary). Bruce continues to oversee all creative and production considerations for documentary channel.