Rob Viscardis is a versatile filmmaker with credits on award winning films. In 2012, Viscardis upended his fledgling music career to become an editor on a television series. Since that initial decisive moment that launched him into his film career, Rob has independently produced, directed and edited many film and video productions. Rob’s latest documentaries are “The Cost of Freedom: Refugee Journalists in Canada,” (Producer) and “Circus Boy” (Producer, DP), which are being distributed internationally. The Canadian Labour Film Festival awarded 3 awards to “Town of Widows” (2019, co-director / co-producer / editor / DP) which had its broadcast premiere on CBC Docs POV, and has now gone on to international distribution. In 2018, “Last Beer at the Pig’s Ear” (Associate producer / DP / Editor) picked up best documentary at the Hollywood Independent Filmmakers Festival during its festival run. In addition to long-form documentaries, he has also produced and directed many shorts, music videos, educational and corporate content, as well as larger commercials for brands such as Mercedes-Benz and RBC. Recent narrative shorts “The Lottery Ticket” (Producer / Editor) and “Everlasting Wheat” (Editor) have won multiple awards. Rob co-founded the production company Paradigm Pictures which has its head office in Nogojiwanong – Peterborough Ontario.