Nicholas de Pencier
Nicholas de Pencier
Nicholas de Pencier at a screening of Act of God
|Manufactured Landscapes, Black Code, Long Time Running|
Nicholas de Pencier is a Canadian cinematographer and filmmaker. The spouse and professional partner of filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal in Mercury Films, he is the cinematographer and producer on most of her films as well as codirector of the films Long Time Running. and Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. He was also solo director of the 2016 documentary Black Code.
He won a Genie Award in 2007, alongside Baichwal, Gerry Flahive, Daniel Iron and Peter Starr for Manufactured Landscapes and a Canadian Screen Award in 2011 alongside Baichwal, Iron and Edward Burtynsky for Watermark, and was an Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Nature Programming in 2010 for "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies", an episode of Nova.
- Let it Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (1998) - cinematographer, producer
- The Uncles (2000) - producer
- The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia (2002) - cinematographer, producer
- Manufactured Landscapes (2006) - cinematographer, producer
- One Week (2008) - producer
- Act of God (2009) - cinematographer, producer
- Payback (2012) - cinematographer
- The End of Time (2012) - cinematographer
- Watermark (2013) - producer, cinematographer
- The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013) - cinematographer
- Al Purdy Was Here (2015) - cinematographer
- Black Code (2016) - director, producer
- Long Time Running (2017) - director, editor
- Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2018)
- "Nicholas de Pencier on his Storied, “Hodge-Podge” Career". POV Magazine, June 16, 2015.
- "Capturing water's world; Victoria-raised Jennifer Baichwal co-directs compelling work about essential resource". Victoria Times-Colonist, October 12, 2013.
- "Sneak peek of Hip documentary unveiled". Halifax Chronicle-Herald, June 9, 2017.
- "Big Brother is browsing you: The documentarian Nicholas de Pencier outlines the menace of modern surveillance". The Globe and Mail, April 14, 2017.
- "Troubled waters". Telegraph-Journal, December 14, 2013.
- "The Accidental Mogul". Toronto Life, November 3, 2016.
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