Film Team

Liz Marshall

Liz Marshall

Writer/Director/Producer
Liz Marshall is an award winning Canadian director/producer based in Toronto. Since the 1990s she has created a body of work including broadcast, theatrical, campaign, and cross-platform documentaries shot around the world, largely exploring social justice and environmental themes. Marshall is known for her celebrated feature length films WATER ON THE TABLE (2010) and THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE (2013). The success of THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE is reflected in an extensive impact evaluation report, co-authored by Faunalytics, funded by the UK documentary foundation Bertha BRITDOC Connect.   Liz is currently making MEAT THE FUTURE (MTF), a follow up to THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE. MTF is a solutions focused impact documentary about the emerging food revolution referred to as cultured or clean meat - real meat without animal slaughter.


Chris Hegedus and DA Pennebaker

Chris Hegedus and DA Pennebaker

Consultants

Chris Hegedus and DA Pennebaker form one of the most respected teams in documentary filmmaking. Their forty-year collaboration spans a wide-range of subjects that include Pennebaker’s Dylan classic, Dont Look Back, to their Academy Nominated, The War Room, filmed during the 1992 presidential campaign. Hegedus received the prestigious Director’s Guild Award for her film Startup.com, which chronicled the 2000 Internet boom and bust through the adventures of two young entrepreneurs. In 2013 the Academy recognized Pennebaker’s contribution to cinema verité documentaries with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The team’s latest film Unlocking the Cage will broadcast on HBO.


Gordon Henderson

Gordon Henderson

Executive Producer

Gordon Henderson was a political correspondent and a senior current affairs field producer before starting  90th Parallel Productions in 1987. He has produced more than one hundred documentaries, many winning national and international awards. Gordon was a senior series producer on the celebrated CBC/Radio-Canada series Canada: A People's History and for more than a decade taught in the Journalism department at Toronto's Ryerson University.

90th's films in production include a feature documentary on the global legacy of The Little Prince, a feature-length adventure documentary along the China’s ancient Tea Horse Road a film following recent immigrants to Canada, a short film about a Maasai woman’s extraordinary life journey, The Skin I’m In about racism in Canada and three science films: Secrets in the Ice about what archeologists are finding because of receding ice patches, The Brain’s Way of Healing with Dr Norman Doidge and Think Like an Animal about animal intelligence.  His novel, Man in the Shadows, was recently published by HarperCollins.

 

Roderick Deogrades

Roderick Deogrades

Editor
Roderick Deogrades is an award-winning picture and sound editor, his extensive knowledge on both sides of the post-production equation has proven invaluable. Rod’s experience in feature films, TV series, shorts and documentaries has established him as one of Canada's most sought-after collaborators. His documentary credits include The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013) and David & Me (2014). He is known for his work on scripted films Still Mine (2012), Victoria Day (2009) and One Week (2008).  

Justin Lovell

Justin Lovell

Cinematographer
Justin Lovell’s engaging and distinctive style as a cinematographer comes from his firm understanding of visual movement, composition and natural lighting. Shooting around the world, his award-winning work has been highlighted in festivals such as Sundance, Berlin Nomos and ReelWorld; on broadcast with Bravo, NBC, CBC, FOX, YTV, MTV, EPSN and TSN; and on-line with millions of views of his work with athletes, musicians, martial artists and world-class brands like Giorgio Armani, The Blue Jays, Metric, Coors, Titanfall/ElectronicArts, RBC, and many more. Justin shot the 2016 Emmy-Nominated documentary, Jason Day: Never Say Die, and has just completed back-to-back feature films with teams from Suicide Squad, Triple X and Netflix' Marco Polo.

John Price

John Price

Cinematographer

John Price is a celebrated documentary, fiction and experimental cinematographer based in Toronto. He has worked 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 shot movies for Bruce McDonald, Charles Officer, Alan Zweig, Mina Shum and Jennifer Baichwal, among others. John's work has screened at A-list festivals around the globe including TIFF, Rotterdam, IDFA, NYFF, SXSW, The Berlinale, CPH:DOX, Hot Docs and many others.


Michael Emery

Michael Emery

Location Sound Recordist

Michael Emery is a San Francisco based production sound mixer with over thirty years of professional filmmaking experience. He earned a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute where he was awarded Student Film Regional Honors by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. His films were showcased at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, the Hirshorn Museum of the Smithsonian, and La Cinemateque Francaise, Centre G. Pompidou in Paris, France. Michael’s numerous documentary sound mixing credits include Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, Crumb, and In the Shadow of the Stars (Academy Award). Michael was nominated in 2015 by the Cinema Audio Society for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for his work on Keith Richards: Under the Influence.


Karin Culliton

Karin Culliton

Designer
Karin Culliton is a Toronto-based art director, photographer and filmmaker. Karin has worked as an art director in media communications for over a decade, where she produces print and digital materials. In 2013, Karin earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University, where she won several awards for her photography. She continued on to earn her Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Media from Ryerson University in 2015, where she produced a film about how a connection to the arts can benefit  homeless youth. Karin received a Heart & Soul Award for sharing her documentary with Eva’s Initiatives, an award- winning program that houses and empowers homeless youth to assist them towards independent living. Karin recently  created a website   for Liz Marshall’s other upcoming feature length documentary, Midian Farm.