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Peter Raymont

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Peter Raymont Gets Don Haig, image,
Peter Raymont and director Nancy Lang at the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2016. Photo by Ralph Lucas for Northernstars.

B: February 28, 1950 in Ottawa, Ontario

Peter Raymont is a Producer, Director and Writer. He began his career when he was 21 at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal. While there he also taught film and video production in the Canadian Arctic. In 1978, Raymont moved to Toronto and established an independent film and television production company, now known as White Pine Pictures. He co-partnered the company for many years with his late wife, award-winning filmmaker and author, Lindalee Tracey. His multi-award winning documentary, Shake Hands with the Devil:The Journey of Romeo Dallairewon a prestigious Emmy Award and his filmA Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman had its world premiere at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. It went on to be short-listed for an Academy Award for Best Documentary and was honoured with the Donald Brittain Award for Best Social-Political Documentary by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. His 2009 production, Genius Within – The Inner Life of Glenn Gould was named Best Biography Documentary Program at the 25th annual Gemini Awards in 2010.

These are his credits as a Producer or Executive Producer:
Also see: Peter Raymont Gets Don Haig.

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

In Innocent Door (1973, short)
The Coldspring Project (1974)
Natsik Hunting (1975, short)
The Hunters: Asivaqtiin (1975, short)
History on the Run: The Media and the ’79 Election (1979)

Magic in the Sky (1981)
The Brokers (1987, short)

Between Two Worlds (1990)
Time Immemorial (1991)
Tikinagan (1991)
Starting Fire with Gunpowder (1991)
Flooding Job’s Garden (1991)
Abby, I Hardly Knew Ya (1995)
Brothers from Vietnam (1998)
A Sephardic Journey: Solly Lévy… From Morocco to Montreal (1999, short)

The Hero’s Hero: The Forgotten Life of William Barker (TV-2003)
Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire (2004)
Bhopal: The Search for Justice (2004)
A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman (2007)
Triage: Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma (2008)
Radical Dreamer: The Passionate Journey of Graham Spry (2008)
The Experimental Eskimos (2009)
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009)
Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould (2009)
Pet Pharm (2009)

Winds of Heaven (2010)
Prosecutor (2010)
The Team (2010)
West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson (2011)
Fight Like Soldiers Die Like Children (2012)
Omar Khadr: Out of the Shadows (TV-2015)
Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr (2015)
Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven (2015)
Girls’ Night Out (TV-2015)
Where The Universe Sings (2016, co-produced with Nancy Lang)
The Corporate Coup d’État (2018)
Toxic Beauty (2019, co-produced with Barri Cohen)
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band (2019)
Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power (2019)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
A Scattering of Seeds (2000)
The Border (2008, 2010)

Cracked (2013)

Peter Raymont, producer,
Poster for The Corporate Coup d’État.