GARRISON CREEK MEDIA IS AN INNOVATIVE VIDEO PRODUCTION COMPANY

Our creative team is comprised of successful documentary filmmakers and television producers who have honed the craft of story telling and creating engaging original content. We specialize in long and short form documentaries, corporate & non-profit videos, commercial and promotional videos. Our mission is to partner with organizations, institutions, companies and individuals to help tell your stories. Garrison Creek Media is a place where you will feel you have a true creative partner.

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GARRISON CREEK MEDIA WILL TAKE YOUR VISION ALL THE WAY FROM INCEPTION TO FINAL PRODUCT

  • Writing
  • Producing
  • Budgeting
  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Sound
  • Editing
  • Original music composition
  • Long term corporate planning and strategy for video content creation
Since we provide all our services in-house, we are efficient and affordable.
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creative team

Naomi Wise

Naomi Wise is a cinematographer, director and writer with over 20 years of experience in documentary films and TV series.


As director, Wise's film Chinese Daughters garnered a Gemini nomination for best social issues documentary. In 2010 she was series director/show runner on the docusoap Tosca Flexing at 49 which won a Gemini for best lifestyle series. In 2013 Wise was director of photography on the feature documentary When Jews Were Funny which won best Canadian feature film at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2013 she shot 15 Reasons To Live which was selected for HotDocs, The Vancouver Film Festival and the Atlantic Film Festival. Wise had the role of director and cinematographer on numerous feature documentaries and television series including: Intervention Canada (SLICE), Little Miracles (LIFE), Superhumans (TLC), Family Secrets (W), The World at Ten (NFB), Punch like a Girl (LIFE), Rainbow Warriors (TVE), Boxing: In and out of the ring (A&E/CBC)


Wise also has credits in feature films. She was co-screenwriter on the comedy Mouth to Mouth starring Javier Bardem, and associate producer on the feature film Los Años Barbaros, which was selected at TIFF. Wise also directed the short comedy film Second Thoughts.


When Wise is not in production she teaches cinematography and video production at Humber College, Ryerson and York University.

Peter St.Laurent

Peter St. Laurent is a Gemini nominated writer/director/producer for documentary television.


Over the past 15 years, St. Laurent has written, produced and directed for several Gemini award winning documentary series such as: Skin Deep, Writer/Director for Final 24: Keith Moon, a one hour A&E bio documentary on the legendary Who drummer. Other notable credits include: Series Producer for the hit documentary/reality series Pleasure Zone (CTV), Wedding SOS (Slice), Property Virgins (HGTV) and head writer for History channel's William Shatner's Weird or What? in which he was nominated for a Gemini award for Best Writing.


St. Laurent is also a music composer; He has scored several documentary series and has written and performed with a wide variety of live acts over the years.

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Digital Content

March of the living – Digital archive project – a web based documentary series


In 2014 Garrison Creek Media was hired to create The March of The Living Digital Archive Project. 20 years of Holocaust survivors' testimonies filmed in Poland as part of the March of the Living education program are being catalogued and edited into short films for an interactive website and mobile application. The short film Reunions, produced as part of this project, was selected for the Hamilton Film Festival.

March Of The Living Digital Archive Project
Reunions – short documentary

March Of The Living Digital Archive Project
Promo

March Of The Living Digital Archive Project
Max Island's Bar Mitzvah – short documentary

Soulpepper


One of Canada's leading classical theatre companies. Garrison Creek Media created a series of promotional videos for their website.

The Soulpepper Theatre story

Soulpepper – Uncle Vanya Featurette

Soulpepper – Young Centre Tour

National Ballet of Canada – Ballet Steps


Ballet Steps – 'Behind The Scenes' educational video for the website.

 

BROADCAST TELEVISION

William Shatner's Weird or What?
Peter St. Laurent – Head Writer

William Shatner hosts this entertaining documentary series exploring unexplained mysteries from around the world.


Gemini nomination for outstanding writing in a documentary series

Discovery US/History Canada

When Jews Were Funny
Naomi Wise – Cinematographer

Featuring interviews with some of the world's most famous Jewish comedians this documentary examines the influence of Jewish comedy and how it's changed over the years.


Winner Best Canadian Feature Film – Toronto International Film Festival 2013
Super Channel

Final 24 – Keith Moon
Peter St. Laurent – Writer/Director

One hour Rock-Doc on the life and death of the legendary Who drummer.


Global TV/A&E Biography

15 Reasons To Live
Naomi Wise – Cinematographer

Feature length documentary comprised of 15 short films on the nature of human happiness, and the profound events in life that can unexpectedly change the course of a person's destiny.


Selected – Hot Docs 2013, Vancouver Film Festival

TVO

Tosca: Flexing at 49
Naomi Wise – Showrunner/Series Director

Documentary series follows author/fitness guru Tosca Reno as she struggles to balance her family, work and training schedule as she prepares for a national fitness competition in Las Vegas.


Winner – Gemini award for Best Human Interest Series 2010
W Network/OWN

Intervention Canada – Conrad
Naomi Wise – Camera/Field Producer

Documentary series following the struggles of drug addicts and their family's efforts to help them.


Slice

Chinese Daughters
Naomi Wise – Writer/Director

Told through the eyes of three ten-year-old Canadian-Chinese girls, this short documentary film chronicles their journey of self discovery as they prepare to visit the country of their birth.


Gemini nomination for Best Social Issues Documentary
TVO

Superhumans – Sarah Reinertsen
Naomi Wise – Writer/Director

Documentary series about people with disabilities who have accomplished superhuman feats. This episode profiles Sarah Reinertsen, an amputee athlete who overcame insurmountable odds to compete in the Iron Man competition in Hawaii.


TLC

Hidden City Recording studios
Naomi Wise – Cinematographer

Featuring interviews with notable Canadian musicians, this short documentary film uncovers the many arts and crafts recording studios that exist in Toronto.


Bravo

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other clients
  • March of the Living
  • March of Remembrance and Hope
  • Doctors of the World
  • Ve'Ahavta
  • Soulpepper Theatre
  • National Ballet of Canada
  • The Pork Board of Ontario
  • Canadian Auto Workers
  • Toronto Community Housing
  • United Nations
  • Home Depot
  • Canadian Friends of Israel Guide Dogs
  • The Aga Khan Foundation
  • El Ayuntamiento de Madrid
  • El Festival de Jazz de Barcelona
  • Muskoka Board of Tourism
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Contact Us





Garrison Creek Media
187 Roxton Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M6J 2Y4
T: 416.707.4620
T: 416.271.7995

NEWS & Updates


October 27, 2014

We are excited to announce, REUNIONS, a moving short documentary film produced as part of the March of the Living Digital Archive project, will premier at the Hamilton Film Festival November 4th and at the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival on November 11th. Reunions was produced by Garrison Creek Media as part of the March of the Living Digital Archive Project.