ROMER MEDIA is headquarters to award winning freelance Producer, Director and Writer, Pieter Romer.
Romer comes from the Nisga'a wolf clan or Laxi'buu in northern BC and descends from Frisian seafarers in Northern Holland. He studied theatre at Kitsilano Secondary School and Motion Picture at Capilano College.
In 2000, Romer got his break as a Story Producer for the award winning Indigenous current affairs series CTV First Story, working his way up to Senior Producer. Over 14 years he produced, directed and wrote half hour stories in art, culture and politics, winning numerous prestigious TV awards. First Story became the longest running Indigenous current affairs series in Canada.
Romer's work for CTV and APTN led him through the unforgiving temperatures of Nunavut, to the edge of the Barren Lands of the Northwest Territories, to scouring the dusty archives of the American Museum of Natural History in New York with the Haida Repatriation Committee. Romer has also worked internationally documenting the Ainu in Japan.
More recently ROMER MEDIA completed two co-productions with Death & Prosperity called Pandemic Elementary and Black Rock for CBC GEM.
Pieter Romer is an outstanding TV Producer and Senior producer. He’s had years of experience successfully heading an award winning TV series, and is actively producing corporate and educational videos. His expertise runs from hiring and managing a production team, finding first rate stories, gathering brilliant footage in the field, and putting it all together for a superb viewing experience. A consummate professional, you can count on Pieter to deliver what he promises and more. - Allan W. Hopkins Director and Writer of Indian Road Trip.
We work with a roster of production professionals from pre production to post production who are carefully chosen and customized to your vision. We bring in diverse backgrounds who will be able to champion your needs every aspect of production from scripting to cinematography, from sound design to colour grading. From Sony A7III to RED Cam for more cinematic budgets, we work with what fits your scope.
When Pieter was promoted to Senior Producer at First Story, we immediately challenged him to turn it into a program that would get notice and win some industry awards. He took the challenge seriously and did exactly that - and did it multiple times. He managed his staff and budget well and was able to make the most of the limited resources at his disposal. His people skills made for a happy shop and his journalism skills made for good television. He would be a strong asset to any organization. - Tom Haberstroh, CTV Vancouver VP & GM
Pieter has worked on two of my television series - The New Canoe and All Our Relations II. He is a professional, creative and resourceful field producer, director and story editor. He has represented my company in Japan and Canada and he has what it takes to get the job done anywhere in the world. - Barbara Hager, Executive Producer of 1491.
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