Niv Fichman is one of the founding partners of Rhombus Media in Toronto, Canada’s preeminent feature film production company. The company’s 38-year history has yielded a rich compilation of feature films, documentaries, performing art films, and series television. The company’s projects have garnered: an Oscar, seven Emmys, numerous Genies and Geminis, Golden Pragues, a Golden Rose of Montreux, and a Prix Italia.
Niv Fichman has produced films by renowned directors including François Girard, Olivier Assayas, Guy Maddin, Don McKellar, Peter Mettler, Peter Wellington, Kevin McMahon, Marc Evans, and Paul Gross. His most recent projects include Patricia Rozema’s Into the Frost (starring Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood), Pedro Morelli’s Zoom (starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Alison Pill), Paul Gross’s Hyena Road (starring Rossif Sutherland), and Stephen Dunn’s first feature, Closet Monster, which won Best Canadian Feature at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. He is also known for such films as Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy (2013 starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, and Isabella Rossellini); Hobo with a Shotgun (2011, starring Rutger Hauer), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival’s Park City at Midnight; director Fernando Meirelles’s adaptation of Nobel laureate José Saramago’s Blindness (2008, written by Don McKellar and starring Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover, and Gael Garcia Bernal), which opened the 2008 Cannes Film Festival; and Paul Gross’s World War I romantic epic Passchendaele (2008), the top-grossing Canadian film of 2008 and winner of the Best Picture Genie. The year 2017 marked the premiere of Michael: Everyday, the second season of the acclaimed TV series by Don McKellar, starring Bob Martin and Matt Watts. Mr. Fichman’s latest feature film is The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017).
Other select feature films produced by Niv Fichman include The Red Violin, Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, Last Night, The Saddest Music in the World, Snowcake, and Silk. His television projects include Slings & Arrows, Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach, and September Songs.