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Elizabeth Klinck Research

Member since 2004

E. Klinck Research
282 Napier Street
Ontario L9Y 3T3
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Elizabeth Klinck has worked as a producer, researcher and clearance specialist on hundreds of international documentary films that have garnered BAFTA, Emmy, FOCAL, Canadian Screen Awards, Peabody, and Oscar awards.

A graduate of Queen’s University, she has presented hundreds of masterclasses at numerous international festivals, markets, and universities, and film schools.

Nominated for an Emmy in the Craft of Research and three times for Best Visual Researcher at the FOCAL UK Awards, Elizabeth has won six Best Visual Research Awards at the Canadian Screen, Gemeaux, and Gemini Awards. In 2008 she was the first Canadian to be awarded the FOCAL International Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2014 she was awarded the inaugural DOC Star Award by the Documentary Organization of Canada for her mentoring and leadership in the Canadian documentary community. In 2019 the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television presented her with their prestigious Board of Director’s Tribute for her body of work and volunteerism in the Canadian and international documentary film communities.

Elizabeth has served on the board of WIFT, Canada’s Audio Visual Trust, World Congress of Historymakers, and is the founding chairperson of the Visual Researchers’ Society of Canada. She presently serves on the Executive Committee for FOCAL International (UK) and is a member of DOC Toronto and WIFT.

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Elizabeth Klinck

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Ninth Floor

National Film Board of Canada (2015) , Visual Researcher

Bikes vs. Cars

SVT (2015) , Visual Researcher

How To Change The World

Met Films and Insight Productions (2015) , Archive Producer

Apocalypse World War One

Ideacom/CC&C (2014) , Visual Researcher

Our Man In Tehran

Rhombus Media (2014) , Visual Researcher

Quality Balls: The David Steinberg Story

The Movie Network Inside Comedy (2013) , Visual Researcher

Arctic Defender

John Walker Productions (2013) , Visual Researcher

Stories We Tell

National Film Board of Canada (2013) , Visual Researcher

Disco: The Secret Revolution

Cave 7 (2012) , Visual Researcher / Music Clearances


National Film Board (2012) , Visual Researcher

Mama Africa

Starhaus (2011) , Visual Researcher


National Film Board of Canada (2011) , Visual Researcher

Beauty Day

Primitive Entertainment (2011) , Visual Researcher/Music Clearances

Reel Injun

Rezolution Films / CBC (2011) , Visual Researcher

A Drummer’s Dream

John Walker Productions / NFB (2010) , Visual Researcher


NGI/History Television (2009) , Researcher

The Jazz Baroness

BBC/HBO (2009) , Archive Researcher

Paris 1919

ARTE, TVOntario, NFB (2008) , Archive Supervisor

The Qu’ran

C4/National Geographic (2008) , Researcher

100 Films and a Funeral

Sundance/DOC (2007) , Archive Supervisor

Music Rising

CTV (2007) , Archival Researcher

Tank Man

PBS/Channel4 (2006) , Researcher

Devil’s Brigade

History Television (2006) , Archive Supervisor

Pucker Up

HBO (2005) , Archival Researcher and Music Clearances

Middle Sexes

Carlton/HBO (2005) , Researcher

The Last Round:Ali vs Chuvalo

National Film Board of Canada/CBC (2004) , Associate Producer

The Peacekeepers

National Film Board of Canada (2004) , Visual Researcher

Rompin Ronnie Hawkins

Real to Reel Productions/CTV (2004) , Visual and music clearances

Flesh and the Devil

Carlton/HBO/CBC (2003) , Researcher

Offstage:Onstage Stratford Festival

National Film Board of Canada/CBC (2002) , Researcher

Ted Allan

National Film Board of Canada/Galafilms/CBC (2001) , Producer


Carlton/HBO/CBC (2001) , Researcher


Carlton/HBO/CBC (1999) , Researcher

The Man Who Might Have Been

National Film Board of Canada/CBC (1998) , Associate Producer


Carlton/HBO/CBC (1998) , Researcher

Sound and Fury

CBC (1996) , Associate Producer

First Stop China

National Film Board/CBC/Radio Canada (1986) , Associate Producer

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