Pierre Sarrazin

Pierre Sarrazin


Pierre Sarrazin transitioned from journalist and producer of television documentaries with CTV’s W-5 and CBC’s The Journal to writing and producing his first feature film La Florida winning Canada’s Golden Reel Award for highest box office for a Canadian feature. He co-created the series The City, sold to Fremantle, which ran for 33 episodes, produced seven movies for the CTV network among them After the Harvest directed by Jeremy Podeswa and starring Sam Shepard, and Doomstown which won the Gemini Award for best television movie. His productions have won 11 Gemini Awards. He is currently developing a feature adaptation of 419, the Giller Prize-winning novel by Will Ferguson.

Television series
STAY WITH ME, hour drama series pilot. Starring Andrea Roth, directed by Tim Southam for CTV/BellMedia.

THE CITY, hour drama, 33 episodes, co-creator and producer, winner of three Gemini Awards, distributed internationally by Fremantle, CTV.

Television movies
AFTER THE HARVEST, Gemini Award for Best Screenplay, starring Sam Shephard. Directed by Jeremy Podeswa.

THE TERRORIST NEXT DOOR, Official Selection of the 2008 RomaFictionFest. Nominated for four 2009 Gemini Awards, including Best TV Movie. Winner Gemini Award for Best Direction in a TV Movie.

DOOMSTOWN, Gemini Awards for Best TV Movie, Best Direction, Best Supporting Actress.

THE MAN WHO LOST HIMSELF, most watched Canadian television movie of the year. Starring David James Elliott.

THE LIFE, nine Gemini Award nominations. Winner of Best Screenplay. Starring Bruce Greenwood . Writers Chris Haddock and Alan DiFiore.

THE SHELDON KENNEDY STORY, Banff World Television Award for Best Television Movie, Winner of two Gemini Awards for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.

Feature film

LA FLORIDA, co-written and co-produced with Suzette Couture, received the Golden Reel Award for the highest-grossing movie in Canada.