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Factual Entertainment

Outlaw In Laws

Media Headquarters’ globally successful original format tackles on an all-too-common problem: troubles with the in-laws. When your extended family is driving you up the wall and the tension and confrontation is too much to bear, Outlaw In-Laws is on its way to help. Internationally renowned advice expert Ellie Tesher visits feuding families and gets them back on track.

Length:
30 minutes
Broadcasters:
Slice, Style
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# of Episodes:
39 (3 Seasons)
Factual Entertainment

Modern Love

An award-winning documentary series that portrays emerging trends in modern relationships, through the eyes of the brave couples who live them. Hip, fun and soulful, the series takes viewers inside the homes and marriages of remarkable women and men who are redefining marriage in the 21st century. As trailblazers they may be considered daring or bold, but in 50 years their perspectives on relationships may be the new standard.

Winner, Columbus International Film Festival

Length:
30 minutes
Broadcasters:
W Network
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# of Episodes:
6
Docudrama

Le Mozart Noir - Reviving a Legend

Le Mozart Noir is MHQ's popular docudrama that resurrents the lost genius of Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a black composer famous in 18th century France.

Winner, Banff World Television Award,
Best Performance Program Finalist, The Golden Rose of Montreux
5 Gemini Award Nominations

Length:
Broadcasters:
CBC, BBC, PBS
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# of Episodes:
1
Family Movie

The Great Polar Bear Adventure

A groundbreaking family movie special that takes audiences inside the secret lives of polar bears. By cleverly combining wildlife footage with cutting edge CGI animation, polar bears are given voice, and tell their own story about life in the Arctic.

Nominated, Emmy Award, Outstanding Family Special Nominated for 3 Gemini Awards
Winner, Yorkton Film Festival, Best Children’s Production

Length:
47 minutes
Broadcasters:
CBC, Discovery
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# of Episodes:
1 Movie
Documentary

Souvenir of Canada

A feature-length documentary based on the best-selling books by Douglas Coupland, released theatrically. Souvenir of Canada weaves a cinematic tapestry of original footage, extraordinary archives and stylized animation, inspired by Coupland essays. The film also profiles Coupland as an artist, as he creates an elaborate installation project called Canada House in Vancouver. "It's never felt as different to be Canadian as it does right now." asserts Coupland, who describes the project as "a very personal X-ray of Canada."

A co-production with The National Film Board of Canada
World Premiere, Toronto International Film Festival
US Premiere, US Comedy Arts Festival
Official Film Festival Selection: Vancouver, Halifax, Buenos Aires and more‍

Length:
90 minutes
Broadcasters:
CBC, The Documentary Channel
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# of Episodes:
1
Performing Arts Documentary

The Four Seasons Mosaic

The Four Seasons Mosaic is Media Headquarters’ award-winning documentary about an extraordinary collaboration between some of classical music’s most respected musicians. In 2004, composer Mychael Danna joined forces with the world-acclaimed orchestra Tafelmusik, as well as top performers from India, China, Italy and the Canadian Arctic, to create a spectacular concert performance that celebrates the music of a global village. It is a bold orchestral undertaking that re-imagines Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons for the 21st Century.

Winner, Columbus International Film Festival
3 Gemini Award Nominations

Length:
60 minutes
Broadcasters:
CBC, Bravo, TVS
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# of Episodes:
1
Documentary

Road to Elsewhere

This highly acclaimed documentary film chronicles Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica) as he returns to the theatre to direct a new opera. Working in collaboration with composer Rodney Sharman, and renowned opera producers Tapestry New Opera, the film observes Egoyan as he navigates between two worlds – a writer/director challenging the boundaries of opera, and an internationally successful film director. It also chronicles Egoyan’s journey reaching back into the beginning of his extraordinary career.

Length:
90 minutes
Broadcasters:
CBC, Bravo, RAI
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# of Episodes:
1
Documentary

Big Show

A television special that takes an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at how the Toronto International Film Festival has become one of the world’s most notable film festivals. Given red carpet and backstage access, THE BIG SHOW captures the essence and excitement of the festival through the lives of 5 festival participants. Featuring Alec Baldwin, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Steven Frears and Joel Schumacher.

Winner, Chicago International Television Competition
Winner, Columbus International Film Festival

Length:
90 minutes
Broadcasters:
CBC
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# of Episodes:
1
Documentary

The Travellers

Tells the story of the four idealistic young left-wingers who founded Canada’s historic folk group, The Travellers. Mentored and encouraged by folk legend Pete Seeger, The Travellers’ songs cemented cultural unity across a young, sprawling country. Featuring classic songs and rare archival footage from the early days of television, the film is an epic tour of folk music, Cold War politics, and the growth and disillusionment of the Left.

A co-production with The National Film Board of Canada

Length:
60 minutes
Broadcasters:
History, Bravo
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# of Episodes:
1
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