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Peter Wintonick

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Peter Wintonick Film Career & Credits Peter Wintonick
b.
1953 in Trenton, Ontario
d. November 18, 2013 in Montréal, Québec

;Peter Wlntonlck © R.A.Lucas;
Photo of Peter Wintonick © 2010 by Ralph Lucas

Peter Wlntonlck as a writer-producer-director with decades of experience in the Canadian film industry. Some of the highlights from his career include spending four years as the Canadian producer and post-production coordinator for Peter Watklns’ 14 hour megadocumentary, The Journey about nuclear peace, development andthe media. He was the supervising editor on Ron Mann`s off-beat Comic Book Confidential which was named Best Documentary at the Genie Awards and picked up a Hugo Award at the Chicago International Film Festival. He was a witty and frequent contributor to Cinema Canada which was once Canada`s national film magazine. He had been a programmer for the Montreal International Festival of New Cinemaand Video and taught University-level film. His initiation into the world of filmand politics began on the post-production of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau`s early campaign films. He also edited the non-documentary features In Praise of Older Woman in 1978 and Agency in 1980. In 2006 he won the Canadian Governor General’s award for Visual and Media Arts. He is pictured above speaking at the 2010 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto. Peter Wintonick was diagnosed with Cholangio Carcinoma, a rare form of liver cancer, in the fall of 2013 and was hospitalized on November 15th.

Also See: Camera Eye: Peter Wintonick’s Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment
Also See: Vérité and the Future of the NFB

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

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)
Toward a Vision of a Future Society (1994, short)
Noam Chomsky: Personal Influences (1994, short)
Holocaust Denial vs. Freedom of Speech (1994)
Concision: No Time for New Ideas (1994, short)
A Propaganda Model of the Media Plus Exploring Alternative Media (1994, short)
A Case Study: Cambodia and East Timor (1994, short)

Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000)
Seeing Is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002)

Credits as a Producer:
Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)
Noam Chomsky: Personal Influences (1994, short)
Concision: No Time for New Ideas (1994, short)
A Propaganda Model of the Media Plus Exploring Alternative Media (1994, short)
A Case Study: Cambodia and East Timor (1994, short)
The Street: A Film with the Homeless (1997)

Seeing Is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002)
The Mantelpiece (2004, short)
Second Sight (2009)
pilgrIMAGE (2009)

Fallen City (2011)

;Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment, movie poster;