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About Us

Compy is a multi-platform media production company located in Toronto, Canada.

 

Our work blends the best of fiction and documentary technique together with a focus on social-issue subjects.

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)

They are currently adapting Catherine Hernandez's award-winning novel, Scarborough, from page to screen as part of Telefilm Canada's Talent to Watch Program and have several documentary projects in development.

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

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

Behind the Camera

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