Filmmaker Rosemary House - Writer, Producer, Director
In 1990 Rosemary made the award-winning short When Women are Crazy. Since then she's made over 25 films as writer and director, including the feature film comedy Violet (2001) starring Mary Walsh and Peter MacNeill and the NFB docs Rain, Drizzle and Fog (1998), and Salvation (2002) nominated for the Donald Brittain Award.
House's doc Bloomsday Cabaret (2004), about writer James Joyce and his musical career, was nominated for a Best Direction Gemini as was Christopher House: Ahead of the Curve (2007), about the celebrated artistic director of Toronto Dance Theatre (and her brother).
Rosemary wrote and produced her second feature, Hold Fast, in 2012. The screenplay is adapted from the Governor General Award winning novel by Kevin Major . It was released by distributor E-One in 2014. Justin Simms (Away from Everywhere) directed.
House co-produced Puffin Patrol for CBC's Nature of Things in 2015. She wrote and directed the Hungry Month of March, 16 short films about the suppliers behind Newfoundland's local food movement, co-produced with the National Film Board and released in March of 2017.
Her third feature film script An Audience of Chairs was adapted from the novel by Joan Clark, produced in August 2017 by Wreck House Production, and directed by Deanne Foley.
Rosemary has two feature scripts in development, The Portuguese Boy and the comedy Auntie Vigilantes, as well as a new series, Cougar Annie, with long-time partner Mary Sexton (Violet, How to be Deadly, Maudie).