Geordie Day

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Geordie Day
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Born (1990-10-12) October 12, 1990 (age 31)
Occupation
  • Documentary filmmaker
  • Television producer
  • Director
Known for
  • Born Blue (2016)
  • Bad Therapy (2013)
  • Sex, Lies & Murder (2018)
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Geordie Day (born October 12, 1990) is a documentary filmmaker, and television producer/director. He is the founder and president of the production company, NightSchool Films.

The film's trailer was launched by Deadline[1] and received more than a million views across various platforms within its first week, resulting in sold-out screenings across Canada, including the film's premiere in Probert's hometown of Windsor, Ontario.[2]

After an American premiere at the FREEP Film Festival, "Tough Guy" was released in 15 theaters across the country. [3]. "Tough Guy" is currently playing on Amazon Prime, along with all VOD platforms. It reached the #1 independent film, #1 sports movie and the #1 documentary on the iTunes Canada charts, and #7 documentary and #5 sports movie on the iTunes USA charts.[4]

Clint malarchuk

In 2015, Day wrote, produced and co-directed the documentary, Goalie: Life and Death in the Crease.[5], a biopic on retired NHL goalie Clint Malarchuk who suffered severe PTSD and depression after a player's skate cut his jugular vein and he nearly bleeds to death on the ice.[6] "Goalie" is now playing on Super Channel across Canada.

Unnatural enemies

In 2015, Day wrote, produced and directed "Unnatural Enemies: The War on Wolves" which looks at Alberta’s controversial wolf management policies, including its use of wire snares, strychnine poisoning and bounty hunters.[7]

The film played at the international wildlife film festival, wildlife conservation film festival and won the prestigious Genesis Award handed out by the Humane Society. [8]. "Unnatural Enemies has played on both CTV, and CBC in Canada, as well as other networks internationally.

Other projects

At 23, he directed his first TV documentary, "Living History," a documentary on Alberta's history for CBC. [9]

His 2016 Film, Born Blue chronicles a team of doctors from all over the world who travel to Guyana, South America, to perform heart surgeries on children and to establish a sustainable cardiology program. The film aired on CBC’s Documentary Channel and won an Anthem Award for Best International Documentary. It was screened in Guyana in front of the Prime Minister and Minister of Health to lobby for a change in healthcare policy.[10]

TV and film credits

Projects Role Network Notes
Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story Director/Writer/Producer Super Channel, Amazon
Charles Manson: The Final Words Producer REELZ
Born Blue Director/Writer/Producer CBC Documentary Channel
Goalie: Life and Death in the Crease Co-Director/Writer/Producer Super Channel
Girl on Fire Producer Super Channel
The Golden Hour Director CTV
Unnatural Enemies: The War on Wolves Director/Writer/Producer CTV, CBC Documentary Channel
The Hardest Call Director/Writer/Producer OMNI
Living History Director/Writer/Producer CBC
Culture Secrets Director/Writer/Producer CBC
Sex, Lies and Murder. Season One Director REELZ
The Shocking Truth. Season Two Director REELZ
The Shocking Truth. Season One Director/Writer/Producer REELZ
Best in Chow: Season Two Writer/Producer Cooking Channel
Wild Obsession. Season Two Writer/Producer Animal Planet
W5: Armed and Dangerous Producer CTV
The Next Take. Season Three Director Super Channel
Expedition Earth: The Grizzly Bear Rainforest Writer/Producer National Geographic
Seasons of the Wild Writer/Producer Love Nature
Dream Jobs: Making it in Canada Showrunner Omni

In the media

        

References

  1. White, Peter. "'Tough Guy' Trailer: Docu on NHL Star & "Bruise Brother" Bob Probert Explores his Troubles on & Off The Ice." Deadline Hollywood. 26 November 2018. https://deadline.com/2018/11/tough-guy-doc-bob-probert-trailer-1202508618/
  2. Maru, Sanjay. "Documentary of hockey legend Bob Probert premieres in his home city of Windsor" CBC 14 Dec 2018. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/probert-doc-premieres-in-windsor-1.4945842
  3. "Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story' to begin showing in Michigan theaters tomorrow" WXYZ. 10 April 2019. https://www.wxyz.com/sports/tough-guy-the-bob-probert-story-to-begin-showing-in-michigan-theaters-tomorrow
  4. Day, Geordie. "Tough Guy on iTunes" NightSchool Films. 13 May 2019. https://www.nightschoolfilms.com/post/tough-guy-on-itunes
  5. Volmers, Eric. "A sliced jugular, a suicide attempt, and addiction: gut-wrenching documentary explores ex-NHLer Clint Malarchuk's life" The Calgary Herald. 6 March 2016. https://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/movies/new-documentary-explores-nhl-goalie-clint-malarchuks-battle-with-mental-illness-addictions/
  6. Boysen, Greg. "Today in Hockey History: March 22" The Hockey Writers. 22 March 2020. https://thehockeywriters.com/hockey-history-march-22-orr-roy-malarchuk-keon/
  7. Mandel, Charles. "How the wolf became Alberta's scapegoat" The National Observer. 13 May 2016. https://www.nationalobserver.com/2016/05/13/news/how-wolf-became-albertas-scapegoat
  8. Volmers, Eric. "Calgary documentary about wolves wins Humane Society's Genesis Award" The Calgary Herald. 22 April 2016. https://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/television/calgary-documentary-about-wolves-wins-humane-societys-genesis-award/
  9. Volmers, Eric. "Young filmmaker offers unvarnished history lesson with CBC doc about Alberta" The Calgary Herald. 1 August 2014. https://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/young-filmmaker-offers-unvarnished-history-lesson-with-cbc-doc-about-alberta/
  10. "Health documentary launched, business community engaged for support" The Guyana Chronicle. 9 June 2017. http://guyanachronicle.com/2017/06/09/health-documentary-launched-business-community-engaged-for-support

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