Robert de Lint is the co-founder of Vérité Films and is an award-winning writer, director, producer, show runner, picture editor and TV show creator. He’s been a key creative contributor (as a writer, director or creative producer) in over 250 episodes of prime time television.
Robert was creative producer and second unit director on the award winning Corner Gas: The Movie — the highest rated Canadian scripted program in the 2014/15 season. He was executive producer, co-creator and key director of InSecurity, a 23 part narrative comedy series on CBC. He co-created and executive produced the one-hour drama pilot The Dealership for Global staring Tricia Helfer, Patrick Adams and William Devane.
Robert directed over 20 episodes of Corner Gas and won a Canadian Comedy Award, a DGC Award and was nominated for a Gemini Award for his work on this series. Prior to Corner Gas, Robert was show runner of the 52 part youth dramatic series renegadepress.com and the 65 part children’s series Incredible Story Studio. On both series, Robert was key writer/director and won multiple awards for his contributions.
Prior to co-founding Vérité Films (with his partner Virginia Thompson), Robert worked as a senior picture editor on a host of award-winning series, feature length films and documentaries in Toronto. Recently, Robert has returned to editing passion projects and is currently working on CBC’s Kim’s Convenience.
Robert got his start in the industry on Degrassi franchise.
Robert is a member of the Director’s Guild of Canada and the Writer’s Guild of Canada.