Bonnie Thompson - Producer Consultant
Veteran producer Bonnie Thompson has collaborated with film/media makers and producers across Canada on documentary, interactive, and animation productions which have a strong social issue component and push boundaries in both form and content. Bonnie’s productions have aired on national and international television and online, and have screened at prestigious festivals in Canada and worldwide, with many major awards and nominations. For over 18 years, Bonnie worked as a producer with the National Film Board of Canada. She was recently honoured by the Alberta Media Industry Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Bonnie’s credits include Birth of a Family, which premiered at 2017 Hot Docs Film Festival; Skin for Skin, a short animated film which premiered at 2017 Fantasia; the feature documentary Angry Inuk, which won many awards incl. Hot Docs Audience Award and People’s Choice Award at TIFF’s annual Canada’s Top 10 Festival; the animated short Wild Life, nominated for an Academy Award; the innovative online interactive web documentaries, Bear 71 and Invisible World which both won Webby Awards; and the animated feature doc WALL, in competition at the prestigious Annecy Animation Festival.