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).
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 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.