Production Team

George Tsioutsioulas PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Over the last seventeen years, George Tsioutsioulas has proven to be a versatile figure in the broadcasting field by juggling a television career in front of the camera, as well as one behind the scenes. He has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, including everyone from Brad Pitt to Britney Spears. He has hosted, produced and created shows for networks such as Omni Television, City TV, Global, W Network, Rogers TV, APTN, High Fidelity HDTV, the Biography Channel and CTV. As a producer, George has created several full-length documentaries that have aired nationally, various entertainment, music and travel shows, PSA’s and commercials, as well as corporate videos for multi-million dollar companies. Aside from television, George has also been involved with many other projects. He has been a regular host for the Miss Universe Canada Pageant, written for various magazine publications, and has even been ‘the voice’ behind some high profile clients such as Delta Airlines, byPeterandPauls.com and Movado Canada. For more information about George Tsioutsioulas, visit: www.thatguy.ca, or his production team, www.thatguyproductions.ca. George has worked with Engine 8 Media extensively as well. You can visit them at www.engine8media.com.

Selected Credits:

  • The Story of Furious Pete - 2010
  • The Hospitality Guide (TV travel series) – 2008-2009
  • Postcards from the Rez - 2007
  • Miles From Home: A Road Story – 2006
  • Nite Life (TV entertainment series) – 1996-2004

Igal Hecht PRODUCER / EDITOR

Igal Hecht is a graduate of the School of Communication Arts of Seneca College where he has also been teaching for the past seven years. In 1999, Igal Hecht created Chutzpa Productions Inc, and has never looked back. His award winning films have been described as provocative, controversial and thought provoking. To date, Igal Hecht has produced, filmed, edited and directed nearly forty documentaries, combined with a slue of television shows, for various channels such as The CBC’s Documentary Channel, OMNI-TV, OUTtv, CTS, Vision-TV, ichannel, bpm:tv, Channel M, JLTV, Shalom-TV, CBC, Court TV, Pet Network, RLTV, Viva and various other television channels. Most recently Igal completed work as senior editor on a thirteen-episode television series titled Fraud Squad TV, which has aired on the documentary channel. Igal Hecht’s documentary films have been featured in numerous film festivals all over the world including such Prestigious festivals as the Rhode Island International Film Festival, Jerusalem Jewish Eye Film Festival, Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, Aljazeera International Television Production Festival, United Nations Association Film Festival, Inside & Out Film Festival, Brazil Film & Video Festival of Sexual Diversity, Philadelphian International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Cape Winesland International Film Festival, Pan Africa Film Festival and many others. Hecht continues to produce and direct documentary films and television series and is set to come out with his 40th documentary film by the end of 2009. For more information about Igal Hecht visit: www.chutzpaproductions.com.

Selected Credits:

  • The Story of Furious Pete – 2010
  • My Flag – 2009
  • Shield of Solomon – 2008
  • In the Shadow of the Messiah – 2007
  • Not in My Name - 2005