Gerry Flahive has produced more than 40 NFB films including the Genie Award-winning Just Watch Me: Trudeau and the ‘70s Generation; McLuhan’s Wake; The Next Big Thing; and the cult hit Project Grizzly, which he executive produced. In 2004, he produced the award-winning film It’s a Girl’s World, a documentary about social bullying among girls which became the top selling NFB DVD in 2005.
His recent projects include producing the award-winning House Calls, Cricket and the Meaning of Life, This Beggar’s Description and co-producing the critically acclaimed films Souvenir of Canada, and Manufactured Landscapes. Currently, he is producing the NFB Filmmaker-in-Residence, an experimental community-based alternative model of media making that partners media with medicine. In addition, Flahive is co-producing The Dark Years, a three-part history of the Great Depression in Canada, and Paris 1919, a feature-length film based on the book by Margaret MacMillan.
In addition to producing films, Flahive is a freelance humorist and his work has appeared in Time Magazine, The New York Times and is a regular contributor to The Globe and Mail.
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