writer / director
Wendy Rowland is a documentary director and editor whose credits include: 14 & Muslim (CBC, POV), Living Forever (CBC, The Nature of Things), Bloodlines (CTV), Jailhouse Romance (CBC), Raising Rover (CTV) and Packing Heat (NFB). In addition to her TV work, Rowland has created web content for various non-profits working in the health field. Wendy got her start as one of four emerging filmmakers chosen to participate in the NFBs prestigious Fast Forward program and went on to work with Michael Moore on TV Nation and Canadian Bacon. Her films have won awards and have screened in Canadian and International festivals. She studied Film at Queen's University and then received her MA in Cinema Studies from NYU.
Cornelia Principe is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated producer who has been working in documentary production for over 20 years, starting out as a broadcaster, and then moving to independent producer. Recent releases include: How To Prepare For Prison (Hot Docs 2016), The Motherload and Emmy-nominated feature documentary The World Before Her. Other select projects include: Grinders (Hot Docs 2011, nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction Documentary); The Rise and Fall of the Grumpy Burger (Hot Docs 2008); and the 2008 Gemini award-winning (Best Documentary Series) Diamond Road.
Aeyliya Husain is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on issues of representation, images of war and their interpretation, women, and photography. She has exhibited at festivals both nationally and internationally including, Tribeca Film Festival, where her film ‘Shooting War’ was nominated for best short documentary. Her other films, ‘The World at Ten’ and ‘Daughters of the Revolution’ have also been screened at San Francisco Docfest; Glasgow Short Film Festival and São Paulo Film Festival and have been broadcast on CBC, BBC, RSI (Swiss Public TV) and France 4. Her most recent film ‘The 5thRegion’ will premiere at the ImagaineNATIVE Film Festival in October 2018.
Nisha is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker based in Toronto. She is currently in production on the feature documentary Send Us Your Brother about masculinity and gender inequality in India. Her previous credits include Diamond Road (2007 Gemini award Best Documentary Series) Bollywood Bound (Gemini nominee 2001) and the multi-award winning The World Before Her about women's rights in India.
Mahi has been editing films in all genres for the past 20 years. She started her career in Denmark where she graduated from Denmark’s world-renowned National Film School in 2001. Shorty after she edited the short comedy This Charming Man which won an Oscar in the “Best Short Live Action” category at the 2002 Academy Awards. Mahi recently edited the feature documentary Bee Nation which was selected as the opening night film of the 2017 Hot Docs Festival and premieres on CBC in the fall of 2017.
Notice Pictures Inc.
Notice Pictures Inc. is the formal union of the team that made the award-winning projects The World Before Her and Diamond Road. Filmmakers Nisha Pahuja and Cornelia Principe have worked together on and off for over a decade and have forged a strong and fruitful working relationship. Currently in production on the feature documentary Send Us Your Brother, 14 & Muslim is their company’s first release.