THE FILMMAKERS

LYNN GLAZIERLynn Glazier’s career as a documentary director, producer and writer spans 30 years.

Her new project, IT’S A TEEN’S WORLD: wired for sex, lies and power trips, is a documentary film about sexual pressures among adolescents, broadcast on CBC News Network’s “The Passionate Eye”, premiering in October 2009. It is accompanied by a three-hour radio documentary series for CBC’s Ideas program, interactive educational materials with user guides, and a comprehensive website.

She also directed the acclaimed feature documentary IT’S A GIRL’S WORLD (2004) for the National Film Board of Canada about social bullying among girls. The film has won the prestigious Silver Chris Award at the Columbus International Film and Video Festival, the Award of Excellence from the Association of Media and Technology in Education in Canada, and the Silver Plaque in Education at the Chicago International Film Festival and has garnered international attention in New Zealand, Australia, the US, and in Japan where it was seen in theatres. The radio version of the film for Ideas won “Program of the Year” in the CBC national radio competition.

In addition, Ms. Glazier has been in demand as a speaker on the issue of bullying and sexual harassment for diverse audiences including teachers, parents and students. She is currently working on the third installment of her trilogy on bullying called “It’s a Woman’s World: the bitch at work”.

Other independent film credits include producing BOXING: IN AND OUT OF THE RING (2001), a feature length independent documentary investigating the corrupt world of professional boxing, for the A&E Network, TVO and Sky TV in Britain. The program was nominated for a Rocky Mountain Award at the Banff Television Festival and a Gemini Award for best sports program.

Ms. Glazier has also co-produced investigative television documentary programs for CBC TV’s the fifth estate and co-produced the first two episodes of the landmark CBC TV documentary series CANADA: A PEOPLE’S HISTORY.

Her publicly and critically acclaimed work for CBC Radio could be heard for many years on Sunday Morning. Her cutting-edge documentaries from around the world won numerous national and international awards including four Canadian Association of Journalists awards for investigative journalism; Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at the New York International Festivals and a Gabriel Award.

Ms. Glazier holds an Honours B.A. in English Language and Literature and an M.A. in Journalism, both degrees from the University of Western Ontario.

 

ED BARREVELDEd Barreveld began his career in film and television at the Ontario Studio of the National Film Board of Canada. He has been an independent filmmaker since 1996, line producing documentaries for broadcasters such as the CBC, BBC, A&E, and TVAsahi.

In 2000, Barreveld co-founded production company Storyline Entertainment Inc. and produced the award winning feature documentaries Aftermath: The Remnants of War followed by Shipbreakers. Since 2003, Barreveld has been the sole principal of Storyline Entertainment.

Barreveld has produced all of Storyline Entertainment’s projects. His recent feature documentaryTiger Spirit premiered at Hot Docs 2008 and aired on History Television in January 2009. 

Also slated for release in 2009 are: My Toxic Baby and Resilience: Stories of Black Single Mothers.

Find out more by visiting the Storyline Entertainment Inc. website: www.storylineentertainment.com