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Niv Fichman

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B: 1958 in Tel Aviv, Israel

Niv Fichman came to Canada when he was 9-years-old. He studied film production at York University and became one of the founding partners of Rhombus Media Inc., usually associated with performing arts films. Unless otherwise noted, these are his credits as a Producer.

Also see: Niv Fichman: Skipping Class to Make Movies
Also see: I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, the Emergence of the Toronto New Wave and Beyond

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Music for Wilderness Lake (1980, short)
Zivjeli! To Life! (1982, documentary)
All That Bach (TV-1985)
The Magnificat (1985)
Inner Rhythm (1986, short, documentary)
Blue Snake (1986, documentary)
Ravel (TV-1987, documentary)
World Drums (1987)
Eternal Earth (1987, short, documentary)
For The Whales (TV-1989, documentary)
Carnival of Shadows (TV-1989, documentary)
A Moving Picture (TV-1989)
The Top of His Head (1989)

The Radical Romantic: John Weinzweig (TV-1990, documentary)
Noches on los jardines de Espana (TV-1990)
When the Fire Burns: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla (1991)
John Wyre: Drawing on Sound (1991, short, documentary)
My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg (TV-1992)
Tectonic Plates (1992)
Concierto de Aranjuez (VR-1993, short)
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993)
The Planets (TV-1994)
Satie and Suzanne (Executive Producer, 1994)
Fanfares (1994, short)
Solidarity Song: The Hanns Eisler Story (Co-producer, TV-1995)
Dido & Aeneas (1995)
Hong Kong Symphony (TV-1997)
A Tale of Tanglewood (Executive Producer, TV-1997)
Bach Cello Suite #1: The Music Garden (1997)
Bach Cello Suite #2: The Sound of Carceri (1997)
Bach Cello Suite #3: Falling Down Stairs (1997)
ch Cello Suite #4: Sarabande (1997)
Bach Cello Suite #5: Struggle for Hope (1997)

Bach Cello Suite #6: Six Gestures (1997)
The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin (1997, documentary)
Last Night (1998)
The Red Violin (1998)

This Might Be Good (Executive Producer, 2000, short)
Prelude (Executive Producer, 2000, short)
The Heart of the World (Executive Producer, 2000, short)
Legs Apart (Executive Producer, 2000, short)
The Line (Executive Producer, 2000, short)
See You in Toronto (Executive Producer, 2000, short)

Congratulations (2000)
Camera (Executive Producer, 2000, short)

Tuscan Skies: Andrea Bocelli (TV-2001)
Ravel’s Brain (2001, documentary)
Countdiown (Executive Producer, 2002, short)
Perfect Pie (2002)
An Idea of Canada (Executive Producer, 2003, documentary)
The Saddest Music in the World (2003)
The Firebird (TV-2003)
Clean (2004)
Elizabeth Rex (TV-2004)
Childstar (2004)
Beethoven’s Hair (TV-2005, documentary)
Five Days in September: The Rebirth of an Orchestra (Associate Producer, TV-2005)
My Dad Is 100 Years Old (Executive Producer, 2005, short)
Mozartballs (Executive Producer, TV-2006)
Snow Cake (2006)
Dakota (Executive Producer, 2007)
Silk (2007)
Blindness (2008)
Passchendaele (2008)
The Young Romantic (2008, documentary)
A Vision of Blindness (TV-2008, documentary)
The Road to Passchendaele (Executive Producer, TV-2008)
Inside Hana’s Suitcase (Executive Producer, 2009)

Breaking This Movie (Executive Producer, VR-2010, short)
This Movie is Broken (Executive Producer, 2010)
Gunless (2010)
Shooting Gunless (Executive Producer TV-2010)
The Camera and Christopher Merk (Executive Producer, 2010, short)
Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
Mulroney: The Opera (Executive Producer, 2011)
Edwin Boyd (Consulting Producer 2011)
No (Associate Producer, 2012)
Antiviral (2012)
Follow (Executive Producer, 2012, short)
Treading Water (2013)
Anatomy of a Virus: The Making of Antiviral (Executive Producer, VR-2013, short, documentary)
Enemy (2013)
Method (Executive Producer, 2013, short)
Our Man in Tehran (2013, documentary)
The Forbidden Room (Executive Producer, 2015)
Zoom (2015)
Into the Forest (2015)
Closet Monster (Executive Producer, 2015)
Hyena Road (2015)
Bring Me the Head of Tim Horton (2015, short, documentary)
The Devil’s Horn (2016, documentary)
Saigon Bodyguards (2016)
The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

TV Series:
Concerto (1993, mini-series)
Great Performances (1993, 1994, 1995, 2001)
Yo-Yo Ma Inspired by Bach (1997)

Foreign Objects (2000)
Slings and Arrows (Executive Producer, 2003-2005 – Producer, 2005-2006)
Michael: Every Day (2011-2017)
Sensitive Skin (2014-2016)

Credits as a Director:
Music for Wilderness Lake (1980, short)
Zivjeli! To Life! (1982, documentary)
Inner Rhythm (1986, short, documentary)
Blue Snake (1986, documentary)
World Drums (1987)

John Wyre: Drawing on Sound (1991, short, documentary)
Bach Cello Suite #5: Struggle for Hope (1997)

TV Series:
Yo-Yo Ma Inspired by Bach (1997)

Hyena Road, 2015 movie poster courtesy of Elevation Pictures