Mercury Films Inc

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Mercury Films Inc

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Founded by Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier in 1998, Mercury Films Inc is a documentary production company. Productions have been well received both within Canada and internationally, winning awards at the Toronto International Film Festival, The Canadian Screen Awards, Hot Docs, and the Geminis. Their work focuses on political and social change, bringing in diverse voices to better understand class systems, climate change, and our changing world.


Toronto, Ontario

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Created August 23, 2019 by Elizabeth Carroll.


  • English



Cinema Politica. “Jennifer Baichwal.” Artists. Accessed August 21, 2019.

Found: The Poetry of Souvankham Thammavongsa. “Nick de Pencier.” Filmmakers. Accessed August 21, 2019.

Mercury Films Inc. “About.” Accessed August 21, 2019.

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