Primitive Entertainment is an Emmy nominated, Webby award-winning producer of documentary feature films, television series and digital media. With 30 years experience producing premium non-fiction content, our work has earned more than 40 awards world-wide.
Recent productions include Equator: A New World View (12 x 60) for Arte/ZDF, NHK, Discovery and ZDF Enterprises; In Search of A Perfect World (1 x 60) for CBC and ZDF; Spaceship Earth (5 x 60) for NHK, Arte/ZDF and History Television; and The Polar Sea (10 x 60) for Arte/ZDF and TVO.
The company’s documentary feature films have screened at leading film festivals world-wide, including TIFF, Berlin, SXSW, Hot Docs, IDFA, Traverse City, Vancouver, Bergen, Munich, Sydney, Tokyo, DOXA, and the Museum of Modern Art, amongst others.
Recent awards include the Grimme Online Award for Culture and Entertainment, a Webby Award for Best Individual Documentary, the SXSW Interactive award for Activism, the Toyota Earth Grand Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival and an Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Nature Programming.