Bios & Credits

Filmmaker Bios

Nimisha MukerjiNimisha Mukerji is an award-winning producer/director from Vancouver, British Columbia whose passion is documentary film. While completing her Undergraduate Degree in English Literature Nimisha was accepted into the renowned Film Production Program at UBC. For her graduating project, she wrote and directed the short black comedy “Scattering Eden,” which was selected for the Toronto Film Festival’s Student Showcase and went on to win the 2007 Leo Award for Best Student Production. Immediately after graduation the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television selected Nimisha for their National Apprenticeship Training Program.

Nimisha was a director, producer and editor on “65_RedRoses,” which is her first feature length documentary film. For her work she received the Artistic Merit Award from Women in Film Vancouver. Currently Nimisha is in production on two new documentaries – “The Coconuts” (winner of the Omni Cultural Diversity Grant) and “Blood Relative,” which is being shot in Mumbai.

Philip LyallPhilip Lyall is a recent graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Film Production Program where he was mentored by Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker John Zaritsky. He is an award winning director and cinematographer whose short films have screened in numerous international festivals. “Tiny Dancer” (writer/director) was one of twelve films selected across Canada to screen at the Toronto Student Show Case. The following year his graduating film “Scattering Eden”(cinematographer) won best cinematography at the Toronto Student Showcase and the 2007 Leo Award for best Student Production.

Philip co-founded Dualogue Productions Inc. “65_RedRoses” is Philip’s first documentary film, which he co-directed, produced and edited.

Force Four Entertainment

Force Four EntertainmentBased in Vancouver, BC, Force Four Entertainment began operations in 1983, and has grown into one of Canada’s most successful and respected film and television producers. The company has produced more than 300 hours of primetime broadcast programming, earning accolades on the national and international stage. Awards include the prestigious Peabody Award, 10 Gemini Awards and over 25 Gemini nominations. Force Four Entertainment programming includes drama, lifestyle and documentary projects for a wide range of broadcasters. The company is owned by President Rob Bromley, Executive Producer John Ritchie and Director of Business Affairs Gillian Lowrey.

65_RedRoses Credits