Real to Reel Productions

Established in 1986, REAL TO REEL PRODUCTIONS INC. is a highly respected, award-winning Canadian independent production company specializing in factual series, documentaries, docu-dramas, and more recently 3D feature and multi-platform new media content. Regardless of format or whether the subject matter focuses on social issues, history, science, wildlife, lifestyle or the arts, Real To Reel, helmed by husband and wife team Anne Pick and Bill Spahic, promises engaging storytelling, strong characters and high production values.

Their latest documentary ANIMISM: PEOPLE WHO LOVE OBJECTS was launched at MIP and sold to the US, Europe, Israel, Japan and premiered on Global Television in Canada.  They are in pre-production on a feature documentary with CBC’s documentary channel on the worst drug scandal in history – Thalidomide and are in production on three international co-productions with Germany and Australia.

Past award winning productions include:Out in the Cold series (Discovery Canada); Iris Chang: the Rape of Nanking (History Television & Cinema release in Asia); The Prince of Pot: the U.S. vs Marc Emery (CBC Newsworld) now available on iTunes; Yours Al a performance drama starring actor Gordon Pinsent (CBC); Ronnie Hawkins – Still Alive and Kickin’ (CTV) and Ryan’s Well (Vision) recently updated after 10 years by popular demand and re-released in both English and Spanish.

For inquiries about the film, contact Real to Reel Productions.
Producers:    Anne Pick at  and Bill Spahic at