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Jennifer Abbott
Jennifer Abbott
Director, Editor

Jennifer Abbott is a Genie and Sundance award winning filmmaker dedicated to filmmaking as art, philosophy and activism. She is the Co-Director and Editor of THE CORPORATION (2003), still the top grossing and most awarded documentary in Canadian history; the Director, Writer, Editor, Sound Designer and Co-Producer of THE MAGNITUDE OF ALL THINGS (2020) and the Co-Director and Supervising Editor of THE NEW CORPORATION: THE UNFORTUNATELY NECESSARY SEQUEL (2020).

Mark Achbar
Mark Achbar
Producer, Director, Executive Producer

Mark Achbar is one of a wave of non-fiction feature filmmakers reaching large international audiences through mainstream theatres, TV, DVD, and the internet. After studying Film at Syracuse University, he worked on independent drama, documentaries, and books until he found his footing as the driving force behind the two most successful Canadian feature documentaries ever made.

Joel Bakan
Joel Bakan
Writer, Co-Creator, Associate Producer

Joel Bakan is an author, filmmaker and a professor of law at the University of British Columbia whose work examines the social, economic, and political dimensions of law.

Mikela Jay
Narrator

Mikela Jay has had a vast and varied career, both in front of and behind the lens. As a teenager, she was scouted and became a top model appearing in magazine spreads and covers, billboards, ad campaigns, commercials, runway and music videos around the globe. This eventually led to Mikela becoming a singer herself, fronting a handful of electronic-based bands both in Canada and in much of Europe, since 1994.

Bart Simpson
Producer

Bart Simpson has been part of the Canadian documentary and fiction community for the past eight years, and joined THE CORPORATION during the development days of late 1998. Previously, Bart has worked in various capacities on such documentary films as Nettie Wild's Genie-Award winning A Place Called Chiapas and David Vaisbord's Juicy Danger Meets Burning Man.

Velcrow Ripper
Sound Designer & Music Supervisor

Velcrow Ripper is a Genie award winning filmmaker, writer, and sound designer. He has directed over thirty films and videos, both fiction and issue oriented documentary including the spiritual activism trilogy: Scared Sacred, Fierce Light and Occupy Love.

Leonard J. Paul
Composer

Leonard Paul attained his Honours degree in Computer Science at Simon Fraser University in BC, Canada with an Extended Minor in Music concentrating in electroacoustics. He has a ten year history in video games with over ten titles to his credit and currently teaches Game Audio at the Vancouver Film School.

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Quotes

This remarkable film is a resounding requiem for the notion that a corporation's social responsibility is satisfied by maximizing profits for its shareholders. It should be mandatory viewing for every MBA in the USA.

- Don Mayer, Editor, International Business Law Review