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Alec MacLeod

Alec Macleod has over thirty years of experience in documentary film making and related multi-media pursuits. While much of his work as researcher/writer/director was done for the National Film Board, he also has extensive credits in the private sector as a script writer and story editor for feature films as well as media-related corporate and technical commissions.

His achievements have garnered him seven international awards for filmmaking and numerous national and international citations. His speaking engagements have included visits to the universities of Rome, Venice and Potenza in Italy and the University of Alberta in Canada. He also won the CTV Television Scholarship Award at the Banff Television Festival.

Macleod is currently involved in the "start-up" of an international film and television school/production facility in Montreal and continues to work on documentaries and corporate work.



THE TREE THAT REMEMBERS (NFB - 2001) Production/Artistic Consultant
Iranian political prisoners recount their experiences of incarceration and torture in Kohemeni's prison system and their escape from Iran to America.
Awards: Hot Docs!, Yorktown.

THE GREEN TIDES (NFB - CFCF TV 1998) Director/Researcher/Writer
Irish immigration to Canada during the Great Famine of 1847-48.

CITY BELOW THE HILL (Green Lion Productions - CFCF TV 1997) Director
TV feature documentary on poverty in Quebec featuring Playwright David Fennario.

BANANA BOOTS (NFB - Bravo! 1997) Director
Performance film featuring David Fennario.

TAKING CHARGE (Green Lion Productions 1996) Researcher
TV series on mental health.

THE MINION (Mahogany Pictures) Script Consultant
Feature Film starring Dolf Runden.

FENNARIO - HIS WORLD ON STAGE (NFB - Bravo! 1996) Director
Documentary on Montreal working class playwright.
HOT DOCS! Nominee 1997
Headliner for CBC TV series DISTINCT DOCS

PEE WEE HOCKEY IN KAHNAWAKE (NFB 1995) Researcher/Writer
TV documentary on juvenile sports

ACTS OF DEFIANCE (NFB 1992) Researcher/Director
Feature-length documentary on the Mohawk crisis in Kahnawake
Winner of two international awards.
American Indian Film Festival
Oakland International Film Festival