Peter Raymont, Producer/Director
Filmmaker, journalist, and writer Peter Raymont has produced and directed more than 100 documentary films and series during a career of 34 years. His films have taken him to Ethiopia, Nicaragua, India, Rwanda, the High Arctic, and throughout North America and Europe.
Raymont is the recipient of 35 international awards including the Canadian Genie, 4 Gemini Awards, several Gold and Silver Hugos, The Sesterce d’Argent and other international honours. His documentary feature, Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire was honored with the 2005 Audience Award for World Cinema Documentaries at Sundance Film Festival and the 2007 Emmy Award for Best Documentary.
Raymont’s film A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival.