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Réalisateur/trice Producteur/trice Scénariste

Steven Silver

Afrique du Sud

Français

Steven Silver est un scénariste, réalisateur et producteur de cinéma sud-africain.. Il a un diplôme en droit de l’Université de Witwatersrand, à Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud. Il s’est lancé en 1997 dans le cinéma comme scénariste et co-producteur.

English

Steven Silver is a film writer, director and producer. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He started his film career in South Africa and later on in Canada writing and co-producing a feature-length 1997 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) documentary Gerrie & Louise that earned him an International Emmy award. In addition to documentaries for the CBC, he also directed documentaries for PBS, the History Channel and Discovery Channel, as well as Diameter of the Bomb and the critically acclaimed The Last Just Man, for which he won a big number of international awards. He cooperated with Barna-Alper Productions with Box Car Rebellion, Doctor’s Strike, The Last Just Man; The Anglo Boer War and The Dark Years.

Director

2002: Stories from the War Zone (TV documentary)
2002: Soul of India (TV documentary) – Part of Wide Angle series
2002: The Last Just Man (documentary)
2003: The Great Atlantic Air Race (TV documentary)
2005: Diameter of the Bomb (documentary)
2005: H5N1: Killer Flu – Part of Wide Angle series
2007: The Dark Years (TV mini-series)
2010: The Bang-Bang Club – First directed long feature film

Writer

1997: Gerrie & Louise (documentary)
2003: The Great Atlantic Air Race (TV documentary)
2010: The Bang-Bang Club (screenplay / writer)

Producer

1997: Gerrie & Louise (documentary) (co-producer)
2002: Soul of India (TV documentary) – Part of Wide Angle series
2005: H5N1: Killer Flu – Part of Wide Angle series
2007: Shake Hands with the Devil (executive producer)
2007: Who Do You Think You Are? (TV series) (executive producer)
2007: Party Mamas (TV series) (executive producer – 6 episodes: « Emily », « Rosalie », « Angel », « Suzanne » and « Bridget »
2008: Céline (TV movie) (executive producer)
2009: Bio-Dad (TV documentary) (executive producer)
2009: Ted Rogers: A Life in Broadcasting (TV movie) (executive producer)
2009: Almost Audrey (TV movie) (executive producer)
2010: Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie (documentary) (executive producer)
2010: The Bang-Bang Club (executive producer)
2010: Flip, Flop, and Fly, 40 Years of the Downchild Blues Band (documentary) (executive producer)
2010: Pickton (TV documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)