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 NFB, 53:00, Canada, Colour. 2016 (Sept)
 Distributed Internationally by Gravitas Ventures (international), & NFB (Canada)
 Available for streaming following broadcast windows in 2018
 For screeners, festivals, educational & community screenings contact: 
 info@nfb.ca or jhopkins (at) squaredeal.ca 

UPCOMING FALL 2017 FESTIVALS: Raindance, DTLA (Los Angeles), Friday Harbour (Washington State) and others, stayed tune!

Nominated Best Feature Documentary 2017 Raindance Film Festival, UK
WINNER! 2017 Wildlife Award San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
WINNER! 2016 Best Atlantic Filmmaker Lunenburg DocFest
Official Selection: 2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival
(Social Justice Competition & Reel Nature, Staff Pick & US Premiere)
Opening Night Film, See and Sea Festival Busan, South Korea
Official Selection: 2016 Atlantic Film Festival - World Premiere

 Find BLUEFIN Updates and News on Twitter: @BluefinDoc 

John Hopkins is a documentary/TV spot producer, writer, director, Director of Photography, and editor. Winning over 20 awards for his work in Canada and the US, Hopkins puts his best storytelling & creative talents into every production. He has pitched at the IDFA Forum in Amsterdam and won “Best Project” at the Atlantic Film Festival, where he has won multiple awards for Directing, Writing, and Editing. 

Our clients include: CBC, CTV, Bravo, Discovery Channel, The National Film Board, and Tourism PEI, and production companies who have commissioned us to do work for them from across Canada and Europe.

Consider having John Hopkins write/direct/shoot or edit your next documentary, dramatic or reality TV series, TV spot, or web movie. Our Sony camera systems offer: 4K RAW, 4K ProRes formats, HD ProRes 444 XQ, Avid DNx HD, and ProRes 422 HQ. We offer super-slow motion, underwater, and can arrange drone and helicopter cinematography. Whether it’s the FS700, A7S, F55, Canon C700/500/300, Arri Alexa, and Phantom cameras we will capture the stunning images you are looking for.
SDPA post is equipped with an offline Avid Media Composer or FCP suite, with a full set of monitors, 3 x RAID 5, battery back-up, DaVinci Resolve 12 colour correction, 8 TB archival drives etc. 

We offer stunning stock footage of PEI at reasonable rates. Our collection has hours of 4K, HD B-Roll and PEI aeriel footage to choose from. Let us know what you want and we can send some shots for preview.

We arrange crew: cinematographers, grips, gaffers, wardrobe, set dec, digital assistants for offloads, etc, No problem, we have you covered. Drop us a line call or email us, and we will ensure your shooting experience in PEI will be both cost effective and professionally executed.

We are located in Prince Edward Island off Canada’s East Coast (pop. 139,800). PEI is a rural area where fishing and farming are large industries, and hosts a tourism industry which brings between 900,000 and 1.1 million tourists to PEI during the summer months.
John Hopkins and Joan Hutton share BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY Award at Hot Docs for In the Gutter and Other Good Places

Square Deal Productions Atlantic Inc. produces or has work on in a professional professional capacity on TV commercials spots, documentaries, TV dramatic series, features, reality TV series, and B-Roll footage for broadcasters such as CBC, CTV, Bravo, and agencies such as The National Film Board of Canada and Tourism PEI. We also provide premium grade cinematography/directorial services in PEI and Atlantic Canada for production companies from across Canada, US and Europe.

SDPA operates GREEN. 

We are equipped with a professional low wattage lighting package for all our productions, significantly cutting energy use, costs, all the while helping preserve our environment.
Pictured above our: Sony F700R combined with Convergent Design’s Odyssey Q7+ 4K RAW Recorder. This camera package can shoot continuous 240fps 2K ultra slow-motion. We also offer and rent complete A7S/Q7+ and F3/PIX 240 Shape shoulder rig packages. Senheisser sound packages, doc light kits, O’Connor tripod, Nikon Lens package available, or cine-prime rentals

photos, site design, and construction by John Hopkins

Atom Egoyan and John Hopkins photo by Johnny Eisen

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Director/Cinematographer John Hopkins lives in the vibrant community of the Dixon Road, in rural PEI. Click here for the Saltscapes Magazine articlehttps://www.dropbox.com/sh/fr56z5a2bsfnfap/R55VF2EHaL?mhttps://www.dropbox.com/sh/fr56z5a2bsfnfap/R55VF2EHaL?mshapeimage_8_link_0shapeimage_8_link_1
Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television Director Observer John Hopkins and Atom Egoyan pause between shooting scenes on THE ADJUSTER (91).
John Hopkins recently shot wrote, directed, and shot his newly released feature doc BLUEFIN (53:00) for the National Film Board of Canada. BLUEFIN will be released to festivals worldwide over 2017.

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