Patricia Rozema Biography (1958-)

Born August 20, 1958, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada; daughter of Jan and Jacoba Berandina (Vos) Rozema. Career: Producer, director, and writer. VosProductions Ltd., filmmaker, 1983--; Crucial Pictures, Inc., co-owner. Awards, Honors: Twenty international awards, including Prix de la Jeunesse,Directors Fortnight, Cannes, France, 1987, for I've Heard the MermaidsSinging; four international awards, 1990, for The White Room; Achievement Award, Women in Film and Television, 1997; shared Emmy Award, outstanding classical music-dance program, 1998, for "Six Gestures," in Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach. Addresses: Office: 108 Bellevue Ave., Toronto,Ontario, Canada M5T 2N9.

Gender
Female
Occupation
Producer, director, writer
Birth Details
August 20, 1958
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Director, Urban Menace, Sterling Home Entertainment, 1984
  • Producer, director, and editor, Passion: A Letter in 16mm,1985
  • Third assistant director, The Fly, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Coproducer, director, and editor, I've Heard the Mermaids Singing, Miramax, 1987
  • Executive producer, director, and editor, The White Room, AllianceReleasing, 1990
  • Director, "Desperanto or Let Sleeping Girls Lie," Montreal Vu Par..., Cinema Plus Distribution, 1991
  • Executive producer, Curtis's Charm, Rabid Dog Films, 1995
  • Director, When Night Is Falling, October Films, 1995
  • Director, Mansfield Park, Miramax, 1999
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Associate producer, The Journal, CBC (Canada), 1981-83
  • Episodic
  • Director, "But at My Back I Always Hear," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997
  • Director, "Six Gestures," Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach, PBS, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Passion: A Letter in 16mm,1985
  • I've Heard the Mermaids Singing, Miramax, 1987
  • The White Room, Alliance Releasing, 1990
  • "Desperanto or Let Sleeping Girls Lie," Montreal Vu Par..., CinemaPlus Distribution, 1991
  • When Night Is Falling, October Films, 1995
  • Mansfield Park, Miramax, 1999
  • Television Episodes
  • "The Shape, I Think," Symposium,1995
  • "Six Gestures," Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach, PBS, 1998

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