Notice Pictures Inc. is the formal union of the team that made the award-winning projects The World Before Her and Diamond Road.
Filmmakers Nisha Pahuja and Cornelia Principe have worked together on and off for over 10 years and have forged a strong and fruitful working relationship. Send Us Your Brother is their first production under their own company.
Nisha Pahuja is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker. Her credits include Diamond Road (2007 Gemini award Best Documentary Series) Bollywood Bound (Gemini nominee 2001) and multi-award winning The World Before Her.
The recipient of multiple awards and distinctions including Best Documentary Feature, Tribeca Film Festival 2012 and Best Canadian Documentary, HotDocs 2012, The World Before Her has screened at over 130 film festivals world-wide. It was a TIFF Canada’s top ten, 2012and part of Sundance’s Film Forward program in 2014. Released theatrically in India and supported by Anurag Kashyap, one of India's foremost filmmakers, The World Before Her became the highest grossing documentary to release there and was called the most important Indian film of 2014 by many Indian critics.
Pahuja’s short film for Global’s 16/9 on the Delhi Gang rape was the recipient of an Amnesty International media award for Canadian journalism in 2015. In 2014 she was invited to be a Resident Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Centre where she began developing her long term project on global fundamentalisms
Cornelia Principe is an Emmy-nominated producer with over 20 years of experience. Her latest completed feature documentary, How To Prepare For Prison, premiered at Hot Docs 2016. She recently produced, directed and wrote The Motherload which was awarded prizes at both the Chicago International Film/TV Festival and at the Worldfest Houston Festival.
Cornelia teaches college-level courses in documentary production and produced the awarding-winning, Emmy-nominated feature documentary The World Before Her with director/producer Nisha Pahuja for ZDF/Arte.
Other select projects include: the feature documentary Grinders directed by Matt Gallagher, which was broadcast across Canada after a Hot Docs 2011 festival premiere and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in Best Direction in a Documentary; the feature The Rise and Fall of the Grumpy Burger, which premiered at Hot Docs 2008; and the 2008 Gemini award-winning (Best Documentary Series) Diamond Road, which she co-produced for TVOntario, History Television, Discovery Times and Arte/ZDF; directed the one hour Poverty, Chastity, Obedience, with Producer Andrea Nemtin in co-production with the NFB; Co-produced Divorce What I See with Producer/ Director Sun-Kyung Yi which premiered at Hot Docs 2001; and worked with Emmy award-winning Producer/ Director Shelley Saywell on several of her acclaimed documentaries including, A Child’s Century of War which was short-listed for an Oscar.