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Name
  
Vic Sarin


Role
  
Film director

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Awards
  
Gemini Award for Best Photography in an Information/Documentary Program or Series

Nominations
  
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Screenplay

Movies
  
A Shine of Rainbows, Partition, A Mother's Nightmare, The Boy From Geita, Left Behind: The Movie

Similar People
  
John Bell, Jimi Mistry, Dennis Foon, Lillian Beckwith, Lushin Dubey

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Vic Sarin (born 1945) is an Indian-born Canadian/American film director, producer and screenwriter. His work as a cinematographer includes Partition, Margaret's Museum, Whale Music, Nowhere to Hide, Norman's Awesome Experience, and Riel. He also directed such projects as Partition, Left Behind, and Wind at My Back. Sarin was born in Kashmir, India.

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Career

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Vic Sarin spent his teenage years in Australia where he father was a diplomat. After a short stint as a news cameraman in Australia, he came to Canada in 1963. He landed with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporatipn and shot a number of its prestigious dramas during the 1980s. He shot his first movie, Don Shebib’s Heartaches in 1981, and became one of Canada’s top cinematographers on award-winning films such as Bye Bye Blues, Whale Music and Margaret’s Museum. In 1989, Sarin made a strong feature-film directing debut with Cold Comfort. In 2006, he directed and photographed Partition, based on his own script, a love story set against the turbulent history of his home region, divided in 1947 and now split between Indian and Pakistani control.

Director

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  • A Shine of Rainbows
  • Left Behind: The Movie (2000)
  • Love on the Side
  • Sea People
  • Passengers
  • Murder Unveiled
  • Partition
  • Hard to Forget
  • The Waiting Game (2001)
  • Trial at Fortitude Bay
  • Cold Comfort
  • Hue: A Matter of Colour (2013)
  • Wounded Heart
  • The Legend of Gator Face
  • Writer

    Vic Sarin Vic Sarin The Canadian Encyclopedia

  • A Shine on Rainbows
  • Partition
  • Executive producer

    Vic Sarin Dark is Beautiful February 2014

  • And the Beat goes On
  • Civic Duty
  • Love on the Side
  • Recognition

  • 2008 Genie Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography - Partition - Nominee
  • 2007 Leo Award for Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Drama - Partition - Nominated
  • 2007 Leo Award for Best Direction in a Feature Length Drama - Partition - Nominated
  • 2007 Leo Award for Best Screenwriting in a Feature Length Drama - Partition - Nominated (with Patricia Finn)
  • 2006 Leo Award for Best Direction in a Feature Length Drama - Murder Unveiled - Nominated
  • 2001 DVD Exclusive Awards Video Premiere Award for Best Directing - Left Behind: The Movie - Nominated
  • 2000 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special - Sea People - Nominated
  • 1998 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special - In His Father's Shoes - Nominated
  • 1996 Genie Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography - Margaret's Museum - Nominated
  • 1993 Australian Film Institute AFI Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography - On My Own - Nominated
  • 1992 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming - Cinematography - Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World episode Strange Relations - Won (shared with Michael Boland)
  • 1990 Gemini Award for Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series - Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher - Won
  • 1990 Gemini Award for Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series - Divided Loyalties - Nominated
  • 1988 Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series - Family Reunion - Nominated
  • 1988 Gemini Award for Best Photography in a Comedy, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series - Family Reunion - Nominated
  • 1987 Gemini Award for Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series - The Last Season - Nominated
  • 1986 Gemini Award for Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series - The Suicide Murders - Nominated
  • 1982 Genie Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography - Heartaches - Nominated
  • References

    Vic Sarin Wikipedia


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