Arvi Liimatainen

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 Intelligence, Liimatainen also produced the Intelligence series pilot (2005) as well as five seasons of the critically acclaimed Da Vinci's Inquest and the first season 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). Liimatainen produced the film-based art installations Inconsolable Memories (2004) and Klatsassin (2006) for the internationally celebrated artist Stan Douglas. Liimatainen was the production supervisor on the 1995 Emmy-nominated mini-series Children of the Dust.

Liimatainen is an Honorary Lifetime Director and former Chairman of the Banff Television Festival.