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Vic Sarin

A passionate and diverse filmmaker, Vic Sarin's career includes award winning feature films, documentaries and television movies. Sarin began his career in Australia making documentaries that he produced, wrote, directed and shot, while working for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a cameraman. He then emigrated to Canada and went on to ... See full bio »


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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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A Shine of Rainbows
A Shine of Rainbows Cinematographer
Partition Cinematographer
The Boy from Geita
The Boy from Geita Cinematographer


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 2017 Drink Slay Love (TV Movie)
 2017 A Surrogate's Nightmare (TV Movie)
 2016 Keepers of the Magic (Documentary)
 2016 Summer in the City (TV Movie)
 2014 A Wife's Nightmare (TV Movie)
 2014 A Daughter's Nightmare (TV Movie)
 2014 The Boy from Geita (Documentary)
 2013 Hue: A Matter of Colour (Documentary)
 2013 A Sister's Nightmare (TV Movie)
 2012 A Mother's Nightmare (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2011 Desert Riders (Documentary)
 2007 Partition
 2002 Recipe for Murder (TV Movie)
 2001 Starhunter (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Eat Sin (2001)
- A Twist in Time (2001)
 2001 The Waiting Game (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1999 Sea People (TV Movie)
 1997 Artemisia (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 The Hidden Dimension (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 1996 Hearts Adrift (TV Movie)
 1996 Urban Safari (director of photography)
 1995 Spenser: A Savage Place (TV Movie)
 1995 Wounded Heart (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1995 Not Our Son (TV Movie)
 1994 Whale Music (director of photography)
 1993 Tapoori (Documentary short)
 1993 Spenser: Ceremony (TV Movie)
 1993 Cold Sweat
 1992 The David Milgaard Story (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Bye Bye Blues
 1989 Cold Comfort
 1989 A Moving Picture (TV Movie)
 1988 Namumkin
 1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Houdini on Channel 4 (1988) ... (director of photography)
- Prism (1988) ... (director of photography)
- Animal Lovers (1988) ... (director of photography)
- VCR - Very Careful Rape (1988) ... (director of photography)
 1987 Loyalties
 1985 Going to War (Short)
 1985 The Suicide Murders (TV Movie)
 1985 Turning to Stone (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Vic Sarin)
 1985 Love & Larceny (TV Movie)
 1984 Charlie Grant's War (TV Movie)
 1984 The Edison Twins (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Diamonds (1984) ... (director of photography - as Victor Sarin)
 1983 The Accident (TV Movie)
 1983 Rumours of Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Seeing Things (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Through the Looking Glass (1982) ... (director of photography)
 1981 A Far Cry from Home (TV Movie)
 1981 Heartaches
 1980 War Brides (TV Movie)
 1980 You've Come a Long Way, Katie (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- The Bottom Line (1980) ... (1980)
- A Month on the Moon (1980) ... (1980)
- Madder Music (1980) ... (1980)
 1979 The Wordsmith (TV Movie)
 1979 Crossbar (TV Movie)
 1979 Riel (TV Movie)
 1977 The Fighting Men (TV Movie)
 1977 Someday Soon (TV Movie)
 1975 The Naked Peacock (Documentary)
 1971 Telescope (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
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[on 'Desert Riders' and the training of mid-east children to become camel jockeys] Who would have ever thought that there is such a nightmare going on? The young age of the children.. how anyone could even think of bringing them in and putting them on a camel. Where do we point the finger so it doesn't happen again, and we learn a lesson from it?... We're all part of it, even myself, as an ... See more »

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