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ACADIAN SPIRIT: The Legacy of Philippe d'Entremont
Filmography: Peter d'Entremont

Peter d'Entremont is President of Triad Film Productions Ltd., a Halifax-based television production company which he founded in 1980. For the past seventeen years, Triad Films has been active in Nova Scotia's film industry with projects ranging from the production of corporate promotional videos, to the provision of production management services for major feature films shot on location in Nova Scotia and the production of broadcast television products for international sales and distribution.

In April, 1997 Triad Film Productions will form an association with Imagex Ltd. to co-develop and co-produce a slate of television and film programs.

In the past year, Triad Film Productions Limited developed and produced a feature documentary entitled "Place of the Boss," a one hour documentary which looks at the Innu of Davis Inlet where horrific stories of abuse and neglect recently made international headlines. "Place of Boss" won the "Gemini '97 - the Donald Brittain Award for Best Documentary," "Best film of Festival" at the '96 Yorkton Film Festival and "Best Documentary" at the '96 Atlantic Film Festival.

Currently in production is "The Illuminated Life of Maud Lewis," a one hour documentary co-production with the NFB. Filmed on super 16mm, it tells of a woman's remarkable struggle against poverty, abuse and deformity to become one of Canada's premier folk artist.

Currently there are a number of programs in development including: "Out of the Blue"(Undercover Agent), a MOW based on a true story of a law abiding family man who suddenly found himself deeply involved in a huge international drug-smuggling operation; "The Mind's Eye," a 13 1/2 hour series on perception and art; "She-Bop," a 3 hour series on the history of women in Rock & Roll; "Tooth & Claw," a children's 13 1/2 hour series using puppets and music to educate and stimulate; "Dracula '97," the international 100th anniversary celebration of Bram Stocker's Dracula; and "Cyrus Eaton," a one-hour documentary on the Nova Scotian born American Industrialist who linked scientists and public figures from the east and the west during the cold war.


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