Rohan Fernando


Rohan joined the studio as a producer in 2018 and was named executive producer in September 2022. His most recent credits as NFB producer include the Labrador Doc Project, a new initiative for Inuit creators that gave audiences the 2021 shorts Nalujuk Night by Jennie Williams and Evan’s Drum by Ossie Michelin. He also served as series producer on Reimagining Nova Scotia (2019), which included Sandi Rankaduwa’s Ice Breakers, Jason Young’s Canadian Screen Award-nominated Gun Killers, and Rachel Bower’s I Am Skylar, winner of the Best Atlantic Short Documentary award at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival. From Prince Edward Island, he has produced Susan Rodgers’ Then Sings My Soul (2021) as well as Millefiore Clarkes’ award-winning Love in Quarantine (2020) and The Song and the Sorrow (2018), about the troubled life of PEI music icon Gene MacLellan, which was named Best Atlantic Short Documentary at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and was Opening Film at the 2018 Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival.

Prior to joining the Quebec and Atlantic Studio, Rohan directed five films with the NFB, including Becoming Labrador (2018), co-directed with Tamara Segura and Justin Simms. Rohan began his filmmaking career as an award-winning writer and director on numerous feature dramatic and documentary films, most notably The Chocolate Farmer, Blood and Water, Trudeau’s Other Children and Cecil’s Journey.

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