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Derek Diorio

Producer/Director/Writer

Derek Diorio has produced, directed, and/or written over 200 hours of dramatic, animated and live-action television programming and five feature films starring the likes of Ernest Borgnine, Eli Wallach, Graham Greene, and Terri Garr. Fluently bilingual, he has directed dramas and comedies for Radio-Canada and TFO, helming 42 episodes of Francoeur, 50 episodes of Météo+ and two seasons of Les Bleu de Ramville, a hockey dramedy set in Northern Ontario.

In 2009 he wrote and produced The Quantum Tamers: Revealing our Weird and Wired Future, an innovative documentary on Quantum Physics featuring among others Stephen Hawking. The Quantum Tamers won the Prix Audace, 2009 Pariscience International Science Film Festival in Paris, France, and was nominated for two Gemini Awards in 2010. He recently co-wrote, co-produced and directed the drama series Hard Rock Medical for TVO/APTN.