New Project News

Haven’t been updating this site enough. Shame on me. More stories coming soon but for now an update on my latest projects with 90th Parallel Productions. The Brain’s Way of Healing: we’re adapting Dr. Norman Doidge’s bestselling book into a documentary for CBC’s The Nature of Things. Filming is almost complete and the rough cut […]

Dr. William Gregg, October 15 1930 – June 18 2000

This is a Lives Lived column I wrote for the Globe and Mail after my Dad died. He passed 15 years ago today.  WILLIAM ALLAN MacKAY GREGG ANDREW GREGG Andrew Gregg July 21, 2000 Farmer, veterinarian, historian, collector and builder, born Oct. 15, 1930, in Toronto. Died June 18, in Kenmore, N.Y., from a pulmonary […]

REDISCOVERING FRANKLIN

IN the summer of 2014 Parks Canada archeologists finally found one of Sir John Franklin’s ships. The last time anyone outside of the Arctic saw Franklin or his 128 men alive was 170 years ago. The Erebus and the Terror,  legendary bomb ships that the British Navy had refitted for severe Arctic service, were spotted […]

  Watch my New 90th Parallel film on CBC Doc Zone October 9th at 9:00 PM Anybody who’s ever watched ‘Cool Hand Luke’ has a pretty good idea about prisons in Texas. They’re tough, they’re hot and there are a lot of them — 109 in fact, filled with 150,000 inmates. Compare that to Canada, […]

FINANCIAL TIMES OF LONDON: PHOTOS

I’m a published photographer again! Two shots for a profile of my pal Jeff Fuchs, from todays Financial Times of London. Financial Times

Wind Rush Website Up and Running

CBC has put a website online for our new film Wind Rush. http://www.cbc.ca/doczone/episode/wind-rush.html?subpage=windmill       

Wind Rush

We have a new 90th Parallel Productions documentary airing on CBC Doc Zone, February 7 at 9:00 pm in Canada. We spent two years making this film about wind turbines and how they can make people sick. A lot of people are skeptical–so was I. When you’re driving north from Kincardine to Inverhuron you can […]

The Passing of Rhoda Colville

  I did a documentary on Alex Colville in 2000, a year after he had beaten cancer and had been almost killed by an over-prescription of blood thinners. He had just completed “Studio,” a nude self-portrait that showed the ravages of age. While making this film my father died and the whole thing ended up […]

Desert Lions

I got to come in as a post-production editorial guy on this doc...it is excellent. I was suspicious at first, since it was being done inside DND. But after the first viewing of the rough cut I was hooked. Mike Vernon did an excellent job...and he did the whole thing. By Andyread more >>

SOME PAST PROJECTS

1. WIND RUSH: a documentary for The Nature of Things on wind power and whether it’s everything it’s cracked up to be. Airdate in Canada is Thursday January 24 on CBC Doc Zone, 9:00 pm.                           2. THE NORSE: AN ARCTIC MYSTERY:  a […]