Vérité Films is a boutique production company committed to stories from original and authentic voices. Led by Virginia Thompson, Vérité has created and/or produced over 300 episodes of award-winning television in the areas of comedy, drama, children and youth, documentary, animation and performing arts. Vérité is best known for developing and producing Canada's highest-rated comedy franchise of all time - Corner Gas with Brent Butt and David Storey of 335 Productions. The franchise includes the smash hit series Corner Gas Animated, Corner Gas: The Sitcom and Corner Gas: The Movie. In 2014, Vérité opened a distribution arm to bring the Corner Gas brand and other Vérité productions to the world. The company has also produced the Governor General Performing Arts Awards since 2015. Vérité has won or been nominated for more than 120 national and international awards, including an International Emmy, The Prix Jeunesse and many Canadian Screen Awards.