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George Bloomfield


B: 1930 in Montréal, Québec
D: May 16, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario

George Bloomfield was a highly experienced theatre, television and film director. After postgraduate work in psychology and philosophy at McGill University, he began his career at the NFB in 1957, but he didn’t stay there long. From 1963 to 1968, he wrote, directed, and produced some of the best dramas for the CBC for the prestigious Festival series. Bloomfield also had a role in front of the cameras in the 1986 feature, And Then You Die. Bloomfield died after a 30 year battle with heart disease, diabetes, cancer and kidney disease.

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

Ground Handling of Aircraft – Part 2: Winter Operations (1958, NFB short)
The Mine Makers (1959, NFB short)
The Threshold (The Immigrant Meets the School) (1959, NFB short)
Teamwork in Farm Research (1959, NFB short)

The Scouler Case (1960, NFB short)

Jenny (1970)
To Kill a Clown (1972)
Child Under a Leaf (1974)
Love on the Nose (TV-1974)
Nellie McClung (TV-1978)
Riel (1979)

Double Negative (1980)
Nothing Personal (1980)

The Argon Quest (1990)
The Awakening (TV-1995)
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999)

Love and Murder (TV-2000)
Deadly Appearances (TV-2001)
Doc (TV-2001)
Mozart Loves Me (2003)

TV Series: At least 1 episode of:
Custard Pie (1977)

SCTV (1983)
Fraggle Rock (1983)
Adderly (1986, 1987, 1988)
Friday the 13th (1987)
My Secret Identity (1988)
War of the Worlds (1988, 1989)
E.N.G. (1989)

African Journey (1990)
Road to Avonlea (1990)
Neon Rider (1990)
TekWar (1994)
Due South (1994-1999)
The Outer Limits (1995)
La Femme Nikita (1997)
Emily of New Moon (1998)
The Associates (2001)
Beggars and Choosers (2001)
A Nero Wolf Mystery (2001)
Doc (2001)
Zoe Busiek: Wild Card (2003)
The Jane Show (2006, 2007)