Writer, Producer and Director, Rosemary House
In 1990 Rosemary made the award-winning short When Women are Crazy. Since then she's made over 25 films, 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.
Other nominated productions include the feature length doc Bloomsday Cabaret (2004), about writer James Joyce and Christopher House: Ahead of the Curve (2007), about the celebrated artistic director of Toronto Dance Theatre (and House's brother). Rosemary wrote and produced her second feature, Hold Fast, in 2014. The screenplay is adapted from Kevin Major's award winning novel. Justin Simms (Away from Everywhere) directed.
House co-produced Puffin Patrol for CBC's Nature of Things in 2015. In 2016 she wrote and directed 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 on-line in March of 2017.
Her third feature film script An Audience of Chairs, adapted from the novel by Joan Clark, was produced in August 2017 by Wreck House Productions, 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).