Boris Ivanov, is Interfilm’s “hands on” producer in charge of development and production as well as marketing for the slate of documentaries. His producing credits include the documentaries Family Portrait in Black and White, Love Translated, True Love or Marriage Fraud?, Fatherhood Dreams, From Russia, For Love, Moscow Freestyle. Other credits include theatrical recreations director/producer for CBS/History channel’s Beyond Top Secret, which has earned two News and Documentary Emmy® nominations in 2007; the unit manager for the TV series Battlestar Gallactica Season III . As well, he has produced, directed, and written several narrative films including Seven Storeys and Princess Castle which have earned multiple awards on the film festival circuit. His theatrical recreations directing & producing includes Investigation Discovery’s series Deranged, WeTV’s Secret Lives of Women, and TLC's special Jaycee Duggard Story. Boris is a Director member of the Directors Guild of Canada. Demo reel is available HERE.



Julia Ivanova, a Canadian documentary film director and editor, grew up in Moscow and was trained at the Russian Film Institute (VGIK). After immigrating to Canada in 1995, Julia together with her brother Boris Ivanov self-produced their first documentary which has been televised in 26 countries. In the decade that followed Julia felt a deep commitment to making films that break individual and societal perceptions. She directed a number of intimate films on the topics of minorities, orphanhood and search for love. These films have been shown on PBS, Discovery, TV channels in Canada, Asia and Europe. Her recent titles include Fatherhood Dreams (2007) - a film about gay fathers and their children; Love Translated (2010) - a journey into the world of Dating Tours to Eastern Europe; and Family Portrait in Black and White (2011), a story of black Ukrainian orphans and their foster mother, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and won at Hot Docs Film Festival. Julia is actively involved with the work of the Documentary Organization of Canada, and she is a Board Member of Hot Docs Film Festival.