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A multi-faceted filmmaker, Geordie Sabbagh has worked in all mediums of entertainment. His body of work includes multiple award-winning shorts, features, digital and TV series, featuring Melanie Scrofano (Wynonna Earp), Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue/Van Helsing) and Karine Vanasse (Revenge/Cardinal). His work has sold worldwide, shown theatrically, and at numerous festivals including Clermont-Ferrand, SXSW, LA, Fantasia, Shanghai, ComicCon San Diego and Cannes. A recent highlight was working with legendary director, David Cronenberg, who stepped out of the director's chair to act in his sci-fi short Tomorrow's Shadows.
Geordie was selected for NSI Totally Television, the Whistler Project Lab, the Berlin Talent Lab and Berlin Project Market, the TIFF Producer's Lab and TIFF International Financing Forum, the CMPA and the Telefilm Berlin Delegation. Geordie also won the 10,000 Euro VFF Pitch prize at the Berlin Film Festival, and has received 3 Bravo!FACT awards, Cogeco and Telefilm development funding, the NSI Totally Television award and was one of 6 National IndieCan 10K winners.
Geordie is a graduate of the CFC (Canada's AFI) and has an MA in International Business and Management from the University of Westminster in London, England. He got his start at the BBC when he answered a vague job posting for the BBC World Service.