About Bunbury Films

The Producer

Headshot Frederic Bohbot


Producer / Director

Executive Producer of the 2014 Academy Award winning short documentary THE LADY IN NUMBER 6, Frederic Bohbot founded BUNBURY FILMS in 2002 as an independent producer/director intending only to make one film: ONCE A NAZI... (Nazi un jour...) - 2006 (Canal D, PBS, Noga). On the back of the critical success of Once a Nazi… there was no turning back and Bunbury Films expanded its production slate – producing a number of documentaries including: BIGFOOT'S REFLECTION – 2007 (Space) and LEAVING THE FOLD (Quitter le bercail) – 2008 (SRC, ABC, YLE, Documentary, Canal +, TV5 Monde, RTBF). 2010-12 were break out years for Bunbury Films releasing four documentaries: BURNING WATER (CBC), LAND OF DESTINY (Documentary, PBS), UNDERDOG PLAZA (OMNI, PBS) and the epic TRIUMPH OF THE WALL aka: Work in Progress (Superchannel, Theatrical). November 2013, sees the release of MY BROTHER'S VOWS a German co-production (ARTE), which premiered at DOK Leipzig and THE LADY IN NUMBER 6 (Oscar™ Winner!). Frederic produced UNDERDOG RISES about the rise and fall of boxing champion Dierry Jean for OMNI. 2016 has been a busy year where Frederic completed the television documentary and the interactive digital platform VIE DE CHATEAU (Radio Canada) about the celebrated Chateau Frontenac as well as the feature docs SHADOWS OF PARADISE featuring David Lynch (Documentary, Bell Media, Theatrical) and ZIMBELISM on the photographer George Zimbel as well as his first foray into fiction filmmaking, producing the feature fiction BOOST with the support of Telefilm Canada and Film Option International. 2017 sees the completion and broadcast of KOSHER LOVE for CBC while in production on You Are What You Act for the Documentary Channel and Canal D. Frederic continues to develop and produce programming for television, web and theatrical release.

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