Rhombus Media (firm)

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Rhombus Media (firm)

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1978-

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Rhombus Media Inc. was formed in 1978 at the York University Film Department, when Barbara Willis Sweete and Niv Fichman created, Opus One, Number One, a documentary short that established the company's musical direction. Larry Weinstein joined soon after, and the trio have since produced and directed numerous television programs, and they are known as one of Canada's leading independent producer of television programs on the performing arts. Rhombus Media has received nominations for many international awards and has won two International Emmys, for 'Le Dortoir' in 1991, and for 'Pictures on the Edge' in 1992, and several Canadian Genie Awards, including Best Motion Picture in 1993 for 'Thirty-Two Short Films about Glenn Gould' and for 'The Red Violin' in 1999. 'The Red VIolin' also garnered an Oscar for best musical score in 2000. Rhombus also produced the award-winning television series 'Slings & Arrows'. In recent years Rhombus projects have been internationally co-produced with many of the major European television networks.

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2016/09/25 Last updated.
2019/05/27 KCP. Added VIAF.

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