Speaker Niv Fichman

Speaker Niv Fichman


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Niv Fichman

President & Founder

Rhombus Media Inc

Niv Fichman is the founder and president of Rhombus Media in Toronto - Canada’s preeminent producer of theatrical feature films and high-end television drama. 

Over the past 40 years Rhombus projects have been screened all over the world, received much critical acclaim and garnered countless international awards: including numerous Genies and Geminis, a number of Primetime and International Emmy Awards, a Golden Rose of Montreux, and an Academy Award. 

Mr. Fichman has produced feature films by renowned international directors including Fernando Meirelles, Denis Villeneuve, Olivier Assayas, François Girard, Guy Maddin, Patricia Rozema, Don McKellar and Brandon Cronenberg. Notable past film projects include The Red Violin, LastNight, Clean, Blindness, Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, Hobo with a Shotgun, Antiviral and Enemy. His most recent film Possessor, directed by Brandon Cronenberg, premiered to universal acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival and walked away with Best Film and Best Director awards at Sitges Film Festival. His past television projects include Slings & Arrows, Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach, and Sensitive Skin. 

Aside from recently completing The North Water, Mr. Fichman is currently in pre-production on Mother, Mother - an original feature film by the acclaimed musician-turned-filmmaker K’naan - to be shot in Somaliland in early 2022.

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