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P.J. Naworynski
P.J. Naworynski

P.J. Naworynski is a Gemini award-winning documentary filmmaker with more than 90 hours of programming under his belt. His work over the past two decades has made him one of the most highly sought after documentary director/producers in North America.


His list of broadcasters and collaborators include History Channel (US), History Television (Canada), The Discovery Channel (US, Canada, and International), Parks Canada, Parcs Canada, The Canadian Space Agency, Channel Four (UK), Channel Five (UK), National Geographic (US and International), Oasis HD, Travel Alberta, Defence Research Board, Canal + (France), Investigation Discovery (US), Military Channel (US), Animal Planet (US), Canal D (Quebec), and Global Television (Canada).


P.J. possesses a diverse and impressive skill set. He's just as comfortable with a backpack and a couple DSLRs in the high arctic shooting a Defence Research Board clean up project, as he is directing a CGI intense big budget, docu-drama like the recent series Air Aces.


Click to download: P.J.'s c.v.
View: Selected Filmography | Industry Awards And Recognition
Contact: pjnaworynski@me.com | 647.838.5043

 

Selected Filmography

I Survived Evil (2012)
5 x one-hour / Discovery ID

Murder in Paradise (2012)
2 x one –hour / Discovery ID

Air Aces (2012)
2 x one –hour / History Television, NGCI, Channel 5

Cold Blood (2010, 2011, 2012)
11 x one-hour / History Television Canada, Canal D, Investigation Discovery

Hostage in Paradise (2011)
one hour pilot / Animal Planet

Nazi Hunters (2010)
3 x one-hour / National Geographic International, History Television Canada

Gwaii Haanas (2010)
half-hour 3D special / Oasis HD, Parks Canada

A Park for All Seasons (2009 - 2011)
25 x half-hour / Oasis HD, Parks Canada

Tank Overhaul (2006, 2008)
8 x one-hour / History Television Canada, Discovery Military Channel, UKTV History

Final 24 Tupac Shakur (2007)
one hour / Global Television, The Biography Channel, FOX International, SKY, Discovery Networks

Mayday (2007, 2011, 2012)
3 x one- hour / National Geographic, Discovery Canada

Trapped (2007)
one hour / National Geographic, Global Television

Pretty Dangerous (2006)
3 x one-hour / Global Television

Targeting Terror (2006)
one hour / Discovery Channel Canada

Blueprint for Disaster II (2005)
6 x one-hour / Discovery Channel Canada and US

Things That Move (2005)
half-hour / History Television Canada

First Day (2000)
half-hour / Life Network

Science at the Top of the World (2011)
one hour / Oasis HD / Parks Canada /Can. Space Agency

A Park for All Seasons (2009 - 2011)
25 x half-hour / Oasis HD, Parks Canada

F2: Forensic Factor (2002 - 2004)
12 x one-hour / Discovery Channel Canada, A&E, Canal D, Discovery HD Theatre, HDNet, National Geographic UK

Sexual Secrets (2000 - 2001)
10 x one-hour / Discovery Channel Canada, Discovery Health, Life Network

Hostage in Paradise (2011)
one hour pilot / Animal Planet

Things That Move (2005)
half-hour / History Television Canada

F2: Forensic Factor (2002–2004)
6 x one-hour / Discovery Channel Canada, A&E, Canal D, Discovery HD Theatre, HDNet, National Geographic UK

Sexual Secrets (2000–2001)
5 x one-hour / Discovery Channel Canada, Discovery Health, Life Network

Canadian Geographic (2000)
one hour / Discovery Channel Canada

Industry Awards And Recognition

2012 History Makers International Award • Best Historical Drama Nominee (Nazi Hunters)

2011 Gemini Award • Best Director in a Documentary Series (Nazi Hunters)

2010/2011 Platinum and Gold Remi Awards Worldfest Houston • (Nahanni and Gwaii Haanas)

2009 Banff World Television Award Nominee • (Point Pelee and Quttinirpaaq)

2006 Platinum Remi Award Worldfest Houston • Best Documentary Special (Targeting Terror)

2003/2004 Nominated for Gemini Award • multiple categories 2 years in a row (F2:Forensic Factor)

2003 Gold "HUGO" Chicago International Film Festival • Best Documentary Series (F2:Forensic Factor)

2003 Silver Award Worldfest Houston • Best Documentary Series • Science and Research (F2: Forensic Factor)

2002 Bronze Worldmedal New York Festivals • Health/Medical Issues (Sexual Secrets)


Education

Carleton University, 1989 - 1995 - Bachelor of Journalism / BFA (Film Studies/ Production)


Languages

Fluent in English and French