Arvi Liimatainen has worked in film and television production for more than 30 years. He has appeared in front of the camera and on stage as an actor, but his best performances are behind the scenes as producer and director.
Currently producing The Quality of Life: A Dominic Da Vinci Movie
, Arvi also produced Intelligence
, both the series and the pilot (2005), as well as five seasons of the critically acclaimed Da Vinci's Inquest
and 13 episodes of Da Vinci's City Hall
. He produced the CTV movie The Life
, starring Bruce Greenwood, as well as Anne Wheeler's feature films Marine Life, Angel Square, Bye Bye Blues
and Cowboys Don't Cry
. He was Executive Producer on the documentary feature Mockstars
; and produced the television features Medicine River, Legend of the Ruby Silver
and the series Jake and The Kid
(Season II). Arvi produced the film-based art installations Inconsolable Memories
(2004) and Klatsassin
(2006) for the internationally celebrated artist Stan Douglas. Arvi was the production supervisor on the 1995 Emmy-nominated mini-series Children of the Dust
. Arvi is an Honorary Lifetime Director and former Chairman of the Banff Television Festival.