Peter Raymont

Filmmaker, journalist, writer, Peter Raymont has produced and directed over 100 films and TV series during his 50-year career. His documentary feature, Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire was honoured with the 2007 Emmy for Best Documentary and the Audience Award for World Cinema Documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival. Raymont’s films are often provocative investigations of “hidden worlds” in politics, the media, and big business. Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr (2016) was nominated for an Emmy and received three Canadian Screen Awards. Raymont was an Executive Producer, along with Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer on Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band. His most recent films include Emmy-nominated Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On and, Unloved: Huronia’s Forgotten Children (2022) which premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival in 2022.