In Fall 2021, the world will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the invention of Insulin, and the man who won Canada’s first Nobel Prize for it: Sir Frederick Grant Banting.
But there is an untold story to this famous Canadian scientist turned artist, anthropologist, advocate for the Inuit and philosopher. This is a first person narrative as told by Banting’s detailed journal up until the day before his mysterious death.


Me The People (76 and 52 min)

Me The People explores how wedge politics on issues related to immigration have given rise to a new kind of populist leader. They are disruptors with a new electoral playbook. The are loved by some, challenged by others, stretching traditional boundaries of left right politics. But are they also expressing the will of the people?

Me The People has its USA premiere at Boston Film Festival 2020

Angele, Virtuoso (78 and 52 min)

We are pleased to announce Angèle, Virtuoso (Angèle en quatre temps) will have its world premiere at the Montreal’s FIFA (Art Film Festival) on March 30,2019.

This feature documentary tells the unconventional story of virtuoso violinist Angèle Dubeau and her incredible journey from a small Quebec rural town to Julliard and eventually, to the world stage. French version title: “Angèle en quatre temps”

Angele Dubeau - Angèle Virtuoso documentary

Mental States documentary

(76 and 52 min)

Mental States is a character-driven feature length documentary largely set in New York City following individuals who are brought before the courts for incidents relating to their mental condition.

Mental States explores what happens when mental health becomes a justice issue

Mental States documentary on Mental illness and justice in America

SWEET 16 : A journey into teen diabetes

Filmed over 5 years in Canada, USA and Ecuador, the film chronicles the highs and lows of teens dealing with a devastating Type 1 diagnosis at such an important crossroad in their life. Some stories are tragic, others are hopeful. Our main protagonist, Katia, brings us deep into the inner-world of teens, which is all about fitting in, body image, and ultimately issues of belonging.


Haiti Untold documentary with Sean Penn

HAITI UNTOLD featuring Sean Penn

Haiti Untold offers an unabashed yet hopeful portrait of what the future holds for Haiti and the work done by JP/HRO co-founded by actor Sean Penn. The film offers a striking counterpoint to most of what the media reports about the country. The film has aired on Direct TV is the USA, BSkyB in the UK, YESTV in Canada.

Haiti Untold documentary with Sean Penn


Just what does Québec want? Most English Canadians do wonder… This POV documentary revisits the Quiet Revolution from an anglo-francophile Quebecer perspective. Featuring editorialist cartoonists Aislin (The Gazette), Serge Chapleau (La Presse) and political commentators Marc Laurendeau, Beryl Wajsman.

My Quiet Revolution



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ID Vision Films is the latest venture in a twenty-year-strong collaboration by Dan Shannon and Isabelle Depelteau, founded on original research and scriptwriting, a curious eye for moving images and an ear for rhythmic editing. More than two dozen films between them, Dan and Isabelle continue to develop and produce innovative stories for global audiences.

Canadian made films for a global audience

Our seasoned production team has collaborated with nearly all Canadian and many international broadcasters. We have a long track record with Canadian and Québec funding agencies as well as international co-production treaties, across a range of television and digital media properties and are constantly seeking out new co-production partners from other markets, as this has led to some of our most exciting work.

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