About
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photo by Kenya-Jade Pinto

Compy is a multi-platform media production company based in Toronto.

 

We put a great deal of care and intention into every frame, and the smallest, most nuanced detail, while maintaining our ability to zoom out and see the bigger picture with a global perspective and intersectional lens.

Filmmakers Rich Williamson and Shasha Nakhai have successfully collaborated on many award-winning projects over the last decade.

Their work has:

  • Screened at festivals worldwide
     

  • Aired on the BBC, CBC, and ZDF Arte
     

  • Released on digital platforms like iTunes and Amazon Prime Video
     

  • Presented at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
     

  • Gone viral and been awarded Vimeo Staff Pick and Short of the Week
     

  • Featured on the The Atlantic, Bravo, Al Jazeera, The Hollywood Reporter, AV Club, Slashfilm, Screenrant, Gizmodo, Mashable, Collider and Nerdist
     

  • Nominated for 5 Canadian Screen Awards
     

  • Shortlisted for an Academy Award (Oscar)


Outside of their work together, Rich Williamson freelances as an Editor and Cinematographer.

In addition to Producing Compy Films, Shasha Nakhai is also a member of the Directors Guild of Canada.



 


 


 

MAUI FILM

FESTIVAL

TIFF TOP 10

MOMA DOC

FORTNIGHT

LUNENBERG

DOC FEST

DOCVILLE

GUELPH

FILM FESTIVAL

CLEVELAND

INT'L FILM

FESTIVAL

ATLANTA

FILM FESTIVAL

HOT DOCS

SIDEWALK

FILM

FESTIVAL

RHODE ISLAND

INT'L FILM

FESTIVAL

IDFA

CHARLESTON

INT'L FILM

FESTIVAL

NEW ORLEANS

FILM FESTIVAL

ST LOUIS

INT'L FILM

FESTIVAL

BIG SKY

INT'L DOC

FILM FESTIVAL

HOT SPRINGS

DOCUMENTARY

FILM FESTIVAL

AL JAZEERA

INT'L DOC

FILM FESTIVAL

TORONTO

REEL ASIAN

INT'L FILM

FESTIVAL

CINEFEST

SUDBURY

DURBAN

INT'L FILM

FESTIVAL

DC SHORTS

AESTHETICA

FILM FESTIVAL

LA SHORTS

Labs & Incubators

2020 Berlinale DocSalon Toolbox Programme

2019 TIFF Talent Accelerator Fellowship

2017 Toronto Reel Asian Int'l Film Festival's First Feature Lab

2016 Hot Docs Doc Accelerator Program

2015 DOC Institute Breakthrough Program

2014 Canadian Film Centre's Cineplex Entertainment Program

2014 Manifesto Doc Accelerator, Hot Docs Film Festival

 

2014 WIFT Ubisoft Toronto Producer Mentorship

2013 Reykjavik Talent Lab