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 3 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.
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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