PTV Productions Inc. is an established, diverse & innovative producer of documentaries, lifestyle, factual series, and digital media; the company has produced over 60 hours of programming and several websites.
PTV’s recent broadcast productions include: Star Portraits season two, a 13-part arts/bio series for Bravo! Canada, airing Fall 2010; Inside Disaster, a 3-part disaster relief series for TVO, airing January 2011 and being distributed by ITV Plc; Saving Places, a restoration series for History Television Canada, premiered June 2010; award winning feature documentary, Passage, which aired on the BBC in 2008 and History Television in 2009; and treaty co-production documentary Aga Khan: A Voice of Reason, which received record-breaking numbers for Vision TV in 2008.
In 2006, PTV began extending its production emphasis towards digital and multimedia content, and creating accompanying websites for its projects. PTV has produced numerous interactive websites for broadcast series including Saving Places, Letters to God, and Star Portraits.
The company has also expanded its in-house capabilities to include post-production facilities with full editing, CGI and motion graphics services.
PTV’s television productions have received many awards and nominations including eight Gemini Nominations, three Gemini Awards, a Writers Guild of Canada award, a Chris Award, one CFTPA Documentary award, two Canadian New Media Award nominations, a Banff World Television Festival Jury Award and three nominations and one win at the Golden Sheaf Awards. PTV’s productions have also been invited to numerous festivals around the world.
PTV was included in Reelscreen’s Global 100 listing of the top independent production companies for 2010, being listed as the top 10 production companies in Canada. The Global 100 represents a snapshot of companies that have proved to be the most influential, inspiring and trusted production partners of the past year.
PTV Productions is owned and operated by Andrea Nemtin and Ian Dunbar.