(2007 – HBO, 52’)
Cracked Not Broken tells the story of Lisa, who was raised in the right upper-class neighborhood. Went to all of the right private schools. Had the support of a loving family and friends. But something went terribly wrong. Now 37, this highly intelligent woman is a crack addict who prostitutes herself to support her lifestyle. In this absolutely riveting film dives headfirst into the incredibly stressful world of the crack addict. Ninety percent of the film occurs in real time and was captured in what could be considered a single shot. The film is absolutely unique in form and content. Part of the multiple award-winning HBO Addiction Project, it has been broadcast and screened at film festivals around the world to glowing reviews – including a highly publicized appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. The film can currently be seen on several OTT platforms and has over 5,000,000 views.
(2020 – TVO, 60’) feature documentary in post-production that follows Ottawa-based company Advanced Symbolics, Inc. which uses an artificial intelligence algorithm they call “Polly” to scrape social media platforms and predict election outcomes more accurately than traditional pollsters.
(2006- Sundance Channel, 80’ and 52’) feature documentary for Sundance Channel, tackles the subject of the assault of big box corporate America on independent business, through the eyes of Emmy Award winning former NBC foreign correspondent Hanson Hosein and his journalist wife Heather Hughes.