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Ian Thompson

Faculty, Bachelor of Film and Television


Contact Info: Ext. 2748

Ian Thompson co-directed and co-produced Wild Archaeology, a 13-part series for APTN. As a filmmaker, he has made several documentaries and dramatic works for television, including Pushing the Line: Art Without Reservations (BRAVO!), The Boor (Global), and Three Lives of Kate with Sandra Oh (CBC, HBO). He also produced Small Places, Small Homes, and directed the award-winning documentary Fundamental Freedoms, both for OMNI Television. Also, Ian has directed and produced documentaries and permanent installations for the Royal Ontario Museum.

As a full-time professor in the Bachelor of Film and TV at Sheridan College, he teaches directing, business, VFX integration, and production. Ian received his B.A. (Hon) in International Relations and European and Russian History at the University of Toronto and earned an M.F.A. in Film Production at York University. He is also an NAUI Scuba Instructor and Divemaster with a specialization in underwater cinematography.