Listen in as Hoda talks about her life as a film and TV producer, why math can be fun and how her new documentary, Muneeza and the Middle has changed her life and made her realize that we are all so very connected.
Hoda Elatawi has been producing award-winning films and television in Canada and internationally for over two decades with GAPC Entertainment. Hoda’s passion for history, social issues, education, and the arts has united her with like-minded producers and writers from around the world and allowed her to work on a diverse range of television projects.
Hoda has created and produced award-winning concepts in the children’s and factual programming genres. She has collaborated with and produced for most Canadian broadcasters, with work that is also showcased internationally. From doc series to biopics, from specials to unscripted dramas, she brings a depth and unique perspective to all that she produces, working with teams across the country and around the world.
Recently, Hoda has completed production of a new award-winning children’s television series, The Prime Radicals, for TVOkids and is currently in post-production for Season 2, along with a social issue doc for the Documentary Channel-this latter will be her directorial debut.
Select Television Credits
The Great March. History Television. Nominated for two Gemini awards.
Spellz I & II. TVOntario. A live-action entertaining and educational series for kids about the secrets behind magic tricks.
The Prime Radicals. TVOntario. A live-action children’s educational math series for 6-8 year olds, seen across Canada on TVOntario, Knowledge, Access and SCN.
Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive. Canada Broadcasting Corporation. A one-hour television documentary for CBC’s Life and Times program. Oscar Peterson’s extraordinary path to fame and acclaim was presented in this biographical documentary.
Christopher Plummer: A Man For All Stages. Canada Broadcasting Corporation. A one-hour documentary exploring the many stages, theatrical and personal, of Plummer’s life.