Hawkeye Pictures burst out of the gate with its inaugural project, Andrew Cividino's feature film Sleeping Giant which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival as a Semaine de la Critique selection, and has gone on to win numerous national and international awards including Best Canadian First Feature at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Hawkeye aims to drive the market through its production of high quality Canadian content, moving stories and the spark that creates lasting connections with audiences. We have a robust slate of upcoming feature films and are developing television series with Canada’s major networks. Our latest project, the international co-production Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies premiered summer 2019. Upcoming projects include an adaptation of the award-winning novel Brother by David Chariandy. 

Aeschylus Poulos

Producer

Aeschylus launched Hawkeye Pictures as the Executive Producer on Andrew Cividino’s feature film Sleeping Giant (produced in association with Hawkeye Pictures).  Prior to Hawkeye, Aeschylus was a Producer at Foundry Films (Cairo Time, The Bang Bang Club), where he co-produced Ruba Nadda’s thriller Inescapable starring Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei, and Kate Melville’s acclaimed Picture Day, starring Sundance award winner Tatiana Maslany; and at Blue Ice where he co-produced the mini-series The Book of Negroes and the thriller October Gale, starring Patricia Clarkson. Aeschylus actively forges relationships with domestic and international partners, broadcasters and distributors. 

Sonya Di Rienzo

Producer

Sonya is a Toronto-based producer. She worked at award-winning production companies Rhombus Media and Whizbang Films before co-founding Hawkeye Pictures. She has produced film, television, and multi-platform content, including co-creating the anthology Little Films About Big Moments (HBO Canada). A Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab and WIFT Scripted Digital Series Incubator alumna, she currently shapes Hawkeye’s slate of feature films, documentaries and series for the worldwide market. Recent projects include executive producing the upcoming feature, Queen of the Morning Calm; and producing the international co-production Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies (ARTE/ZDF/TVO/PBS) by award-winning director Larry Weinstein (Our Man in Tehran).

Elias Campbell 

Associate Producer

Elias is an emerging producer, writer and director based in Toronto. He co-created, produced, and directed the award-winning digital series Just Cuddle. Joining Hawkeye in April 2018, Elias looks forward to actively contributing to a varied slate of film and television projects for the company.