CineFocus Canada was founded in 1991 to produce insightful and entertaining television documentaries and educational videos. Today our roster includes over 25 hours of prime-time TV programs and more than 50 educational videos. These programs are often produced in both French and English and are sold around the world.
In 2003, we created CineFocus Canada Interactive to expand the reach of our programs to interactive platforms. Our goal is to change the way people watch – and interact with – documentaries and videos.
We invite you to view our finished work and read about the projects we have underway – and thank you for dropping by.
We look forward to hearing from you.
CineFocus Canada is a Toronto based documentary production company that specializes in television, video and cross-platform productions. Our one-offs, series and interactive projects mix entertainment with insight and focus on social issues, popular culture, and biography programming.
CineFocus Canada Inc. has two sister companies. CineFocus Canada Productions Inc. founded in 1998 and CineFocus Canada Interactive Inc. created in 2003. To learn more about the organization of our company, visit OUR DIVISIONS.
For 25 years, our company has produced broadcast documentary programs dedicated to telling Canadian stories worldwide. These documentaries have aired on numerous networks including CBC and Radio-Canada, CHUM Television (now Bell Media), A&E, and the Discovery Networks in the United States, Latin America and Europe.
Our recent credits include Green Heroes, Museum Maestros and Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life. Our Visions from the Wilderness: The Art of Paul Kane picked up a pair of international awards and served as inspiration for the development of Paul Kane Interactive, an interactive DVD and an exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum. Selected as one of six Canadian teams to participate in the innovative Interactive Project Lab at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre, Paul Kane Interactive aims to transform the documentary experience from passive to active involvement.
As well as documentary programming, CineFocus Canada has produced over 50 videos for the non-profit sector and for federal and provincial governments. These educational programs, training films, promotional videos, and public service announcements cover a range of topics including: cultural issues, environmental initiatives, community health, social programs, international development, and labour initiatives. Several of these programs have been produced in both official languages.
CineFocus Canada Inc. CineFocus Canada Inc. was founded in 1991 and produces commissioned videos for its clients. These projects take many forms from on-line and promotional videos to public service announcements and coverage at live events.
Current Projects: Transformative Change Award videos shown at the Association of Ontario Health Centre’s annual conference, a collaborative video with the Local Design Team at Jane/Firgrove, part of Toronto Community Housing’s ReSet initiative, and coverage of the 4RG’s Earth Day event, Speak Up for the Planet, at the Ontario Science Centre.
CineFocus Canada Productions Inc. was founded in 1998 and produces television programming for the broadcast market, including documentaries and biographies.
Current Projects: Green Heroes, a documentary series airing on TVO profiling celebrity and everyday people who take on major environmental challenges and the I’m Lawrence video series on Rogers Television, where local residents are trained for construction jobs on a large scale revitalization project.
CineFocus Canada Interactive Inc. was incorporated in 2003 to expand the reach of CineFocus’ video and television content to new media platforms. Our interactive projects include apps, websites, and public exhibits.
Current Projects: GreenHeroes.tv, a timely cross-platform project that features tipping point stories of smart and dynamic crusaders for the environment. In short, portable videos, Green Heroes features the stories of celebrities, corporate knights and everyday heroes reliving the moment that took them from apathy to action and turns viewers into do-ers with the Green Heroes Academy app.