Francine Zuckerman
Francine zuckerman director

Francine Zuckerman and her company Z FILMS INC. produced a wide range of films and television programs with an emphasis on adaptation from fiction and theatre, social documentary and performing arts. As producer and director, Zuckerman has won numerous awards and her work has been recognized at film festivals around the world. A graduate of McGill University’s film program, her first film Half the Kingdom (NFB, Telefilm,TVO, Channel 4, SBS), a controversial film about women and Judaism launched at international film festivals and won several awards. Zuckerman produced and directed Exposure: environmental links to breast cancer, (CBC, TVO) a documentary with singer/actor Olivia Newton-John; a Canada - New Zealand co-pro Punch Me in the Stomach, (OMDC, CBC, PBS, NZ On Air,TV3) starring Deb Filler premiered at the London International Film Festival; the Gemini nominated dramatic anthology TV series The Atwood Stories (CTF, W Network, Rogers) based on the short stories of renowned author Margaret Atwood launched at FIPA; Passengers (Showcase, CBC, W Network) premiered at TIFF; We Are Here (documentary CMF) screened around the world and Mr. Bernstein (OAC), a short film which premiered at Palm Springs ShortFest. Her new the feature documentary After Munich (documentary CMF Societe Radio Canada) is just being launched. Films in development are: a tv series The Edible Woman based on the novel by celebrated writer Margaret Atwood with Entertainment One and two feature documentaries.

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