Great news! yap films secured two major victories at the Canadian Screen Awards last night! Congratulations to Kenya-Jade Pinto & Erin Chisholm for taking home the Barbara Sears Award for Best Visual Research in Black Liberators WWII (Corus Entertainment) and to Elliott Halpern & Elizabeth Trojian for winning the Rob […]
Loons: A Cry From The Mist premieres Friday, November 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Cottage Life
Mark your calendars! The new yap films documentary Loons: A Cry From The Mist premieres on Cottage Life Friday, November 18th at 8PM ET/PT The common loon has stirred our souls for thousands of years. But their numbers are in rapid decline. Why? Loons: A Cry from the Mist reveals the secret lives of loons and […]
CCO Elizabeth Trojian participates in American Film Showcase as Cultural Envoy for the United States
Elizabeth Trojian is joined by How it Feels to be Free director Yoruba Richen and Executive Producers Lacey Swartz Delgado and Mehret Mandefro at AFS as cultural envoys doing diplomacy work for The U.S. Department of State. AFS will include How it Feels to be Free in the 2022-2023 Year 10 diplomacy program. AFS […]
How Ot Feels To Be Free makes Doyle’s Year-End StreamingList
“It’s a scorcher, a fabulous journey to that place where art and activism meet in the stories of these Black women artists.” Check out the article here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/television/article-catch-up-on-the-best-streaming-tv-of-2021-with-our-holiday-binge/
C21 names My Trans Journey a Pandemic Pick!
eTalk – Yoruba Richen talks “How It Feels to Be Free”
Director Yoruba Richen recently sat down to eTalk’s Tyrone Edwards to discuss the film “How It Feels to Be Free” Check it out here!
Variety Magazine – Yoruba Richen on PBS Documentary ‘How It Feels to Be Free’
PBS’ American Masters documentary “How It Feels to Be Free” – which counts Alicia Keys among its roster of exec producers – salutes the careers of six Black female entertainers who used their celebrity to promote civil rights and challenge racists stereotypes. The documentary – which premieres today on PBS and is […]
A Day in the Life Of Earth wins the Rob Stewart Award for Best Science or Nature Documentary!
Our The Nature of Things film The Day in the Life of Earth has won the Rob Stewart Award for Best Science or Nature documentary program or series at the Canadian Screen Awards! Check out Elliott & Elizabeth’s acceptance speeches below: Elliott Halpern, Executive Producer: https://vimeo.com/422634208 Elizabeth Trojian, Executive Producer: https://vimeo.com/422634285 […]
CSA Nominations 2020
Yap Films has been nominated for 10 Canadian Screen Awards! Here is the list of nominations for CSAs 2020 Best History program or documentary D Day in 14 stories Rob Stewart Award for Best Science or Nature documentary program or series A Day in the Life of Earth The Genetic […]
Netflix takes int’l rights for Yap Films’ Unabomber docuseries
Our four-hour docuseries, commissioned by Reelz, arrives two years after the story of Ted Kaczynski was adapted as a scripted series by Discovery. Check out the article in Playback here Check out the trailer for the series here