Novak, Allan

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Novak, Allan

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Allan Novak, part of Toronto-based Indivisual Productions Inc., is a director, producer, writer and editor for television and film. He was editor of the television series "The Newsroom", created by Ken Finkleman. Novak has also directed episodes of "Heart of Courage", "Puppets Who Kill", "CODCO", "Comics!", "It's Only Rock and Roll" and a "Life and Times" documentary on founders of Roots Clothing Company and in-theatre comedy videos for the Second City Mainstage from 1985-1987.

A respected editor, Novak has received three Gemini Award nominations (winning one in 1998 for his work on "The Newsroom"), particularly for his work with Ken Finkleman's projects "Foreign Objects", "Foolish Heart", "The Newsroom" and "Married Life". He also edited the first season of "Kids In The Hall."

Novak has directed numerous series episodes for children and youth including "The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon", "The Elephant Show", "OWL TV", and two comedy/educational series -- "Dealing with Drugs" and "Mission Reading".


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