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Labs & Incubators

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. They often work together on their flagship programming, but also freelance independently.

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)


 

  • 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

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