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Peter Svatek


B: in Prague Czech Republic

Born in Prague, Peter Svatek moved to Montreal, Canada as a child and has been living there ever since. A writer and director of both feature films and documentaries, his films have won many international awards including LA’s prestigious Epiphany Prize (2009), Among his films, there are the internationally-acclaimed Call of the Wild (1997) starring Rutger Hauer and Richard Dreyfuss, Everything She Ever Wanted, starring Gina Gershon, and the controversial documentary Stolen Babies, Stolen Lives about the stolen children of Argentina’s Dirty War. He is the co-founder (with Josette Gauthier) of Triplex Films, a successful documentary production company. His documentary feature Takedown: The DNA of GSP was nominated for several 2015 Canadian Screen Awards.

Features & TV Movies
VR indicates Direct to Video Release

Beware, Beware, My Beauty Fair (1972, short)
The Mystery of the Million Dollar Hockey Puck (1975)

Witchboard III: The Possession (1995)
Sci-fighters (VR-1996)
The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon (TV-1997)
Bleeders (1997)
Silver Wolf (TV-1997)

The Rendering (TV-2002)
Scent of Danger (TV-2002)
Student Seduction (TV-2003)
Baby for Sale (TV-2004)
Human Nature (TV-2004, documentary)
Widow on the Hill (TV-2005)
Proof of Lies (TV-2006)
Girl’s Best Friend (TV-2008)
Stolen Babies, Stolen Lives ((2008, documentary)
The Christmas Choir (TV-2008)

Takedown: The DNA of GSP (2014, documentary)
Theatre of Life (2015, documentary)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Kitty-Cats (1991)
Big Wolf on Campus (1999)

Live Through This (2000)

Everything She Ever Wanted (mini-series, 2009)