Robert Wertheimer

Robert Wertheimer

Jonsworth Productions Inc
Producer and Screenwriter

Toronto, Canada

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About Robert


PROFILE

• Gemini award winning Producer, & Writer’s Guild of Canada – Best Co-Writer award winner - Mini-Series
• Executive Producer, Creative Show Runner/Writer/Director - Canada/South Africa co-production for Space the Imagination Station and Sy-Fi. Executive Producer and six hour dramatic mini-series for Chum Television
• Freelance Completion Bond company risk manager on various feature films
• Recognized for rare skill balance due to ability to fill both line producing and creative roles
• U.S./Canadian Duo Citizen
• Superior skills in international productions and ability to work comfortably in foreign settings

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  • Total Frat Movie

    Total Frat Movie (2016)
    Film Producer Charlie Martin, a JI whose fraternity gets kicked off campus after it takes the rap for a rival fraternity gone awry. Three years later, Charlie and the remaining brothers must throw the greatest rush event to recruit a new pledge class and bring the house back to glory. Written by stephenklessel

  • The Madcap Learning Adventure

    The Madcap Learning Adventure (2014)
    Television (Family) Producer Digital Interactive Web Television Portal for study of Grade 5 and 6 Math Fractions. Using a sitcom device, the Portal engages children with digital interactive games, films and animation on subjects ranging from arrays, equivalence and constant ratios, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions guide by The Madcap Math Portal guides.

  • Clean Teeth Wednesdays

    Clean Teeth Wednesdays (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Fantasy) Producer 1st Graders rebel against fluoride.

  • Midnight's Children

    Midnight's Children (2012)
    Film (Drama) Producer A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation.

  • The Bridge

    The Bridge (2010)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Producer A cop becomes a union leader for the police force. He has to balance between protecting the police force as well as take out the dirty cops in the force.

  • Across the River to Motor City

    Across the River to Motor City (2007)
    Television (Drama and Mystery) Producer November 22, 1963 - A motorcade rounds a corner - a muzzle flashes into history and nothing will ever be the same. Not for Ben Ford, not for anyone. Camelot is dead. On that fateful day, Ben's love, Katie, disappears after a flight from Dallas. From quiet, industrious Windsor to the decaying giant, Detroit, he searches for answers that draw him deeper into a world of deceit and violence. A world that reflects his inner turmoil; "Who killed Katie?" Forty years later, the remains of two bodies are found. Ben is a broken old man with a grown daughter he barely knows. The police are at his door. He is the prime suspect in Katie's murder. Only he knows the truth and is willing to take it to his grave but the specter of his past finds new life, threatening to destroy his daughter and her family. The events of his life unfold in back alleys and bars, crossing the paths of ruthless mobsters and helpless victims. In his search for justice, Ben is swept into a conspiracy that shaped the modern ... Written by MediaCan

  • Charlie Jade

    Charlie Jade (2005)
    Television (Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and Sci-Fi) Producer Charlie Jade is a rogue private detective in a world dominated by greedy multinational corporations. While on an investigation, Charlie explores a secret desert facility. A massive explosion propels him from his own universe (alphaverse) to a strange parallel universe (betaverse). Soon, Charlie is drawn into a conflict that involves these two universes and one other pacifist universe (gammaverse) with unsuspected terror at its heart. Written by Anonymous

  • Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

    Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)
    Film (Comedy and Mystery) Producer "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless celebrities (which usually ended in verbally--sometimes physically--insulting/assaulting them). Now comes "La La Wood"--Jiminy Glick's home. This is his story (sort of). Written by John Ulmer

  • Outrage

    Outrage (2003)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Producer Lainie Wheeler has two daughters, but her husband leaves them for a Thai monastery. She completely neglects her job in TV production but finds a new vocation in nursing terminal patients, even after the death of her friend in that home. She also finds a new lover, Matt Harper, who is also great with her kids, but still gets addicted to pills, causes a major accident, loses custody and needs long-term institutionalized therapy. After her release, a friend gets her another job in TV production, which makes her meet baseball star Harry Brewer. When he proves adulterous and gets too intimate, she ends up murdering him. Detective Webster investigates... Written by KGF Vissers

  • Bollywood/Hollywood

    Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
    Film (Romance, Comedy, Drama and Musical) Producer After Rahul's white pop-star fiancée dies in a bizarre levitation accident his mother insists he find another girl as soon as possible, preferably a Hindi one. As she backs this up by postponing his sister's wedding until he does so, he feels forced to act, the more so as he knows his sister is pregnant. But it's a pretty tall order for an Indian living in Ontario, so when he meets striking escort Sunita who can 'be whatever you want me to be' he hatches a scheme to pass her off as his new betrothed. Things get complicated when his family start to take to her and he realises his own feelings are becoming rather stronger than that. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

  • You Stupid Man

    You Stupid Man (2002)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Producer A young man named Owen, who can't get over his would-be fiancee and now ex-girlfriend, Chloe, who moved to Los Angeles to become a TV star, finally falls in love with Nadine, the girl who would've been their maid of honor. Soon after, however, his ex loses her TV show, and comes back home, looking to reunite. Written by Schleppy

  • Stiletto Dance

    Stiletto Dance (2001)
    TV Movie (Drama, Action and Crime) Producer Undercover detectives Kit Adrian and Jay Flowers have, as ex-cons, won the trust of immigrated Russian ex-communist crime lord Anton Seaberg. Captain Rick Sands gives them permission to go to extraordinarily lengths, even eliminate other criminals, because Anton stole enough plutonium from Chechenia to sell to terrorists. FBI agent Simi Aberts is captured while observing Anton, ignorant of the undercover operation. As if that weren't dangerous enough, Kit has an affair with Lena, Anton's trusted torturer-executioner Rolfe's daredevil wife. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business

    Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business (1999)
    TV Movie (Action and Sci-Fi) Producer Luc Devereaux and Veronica Roberts continue their attempts to expose the Universal Soldier unit. But after a hostage situation mistakenly leaves Veronica a fugitive, the two escape the city and go into hiding. CIA Deputy Director Mentor and Dr. Walker are also in the middle of literally 'growing' a powerful new Universal Soldier clone of Luc's brother Eric to assassinate him and Veronica. Now it may leave Luc no chance to end it all. Written by Wallace Entertainment

  • Winslow Homer: An American Original

    Winslow Homer: An American Original (1999)
    TV Movie (Biography, Drama, Family and War) Producer Searching for peace and quiet to work on his paintings while being haunted by images of the Civil War, Winslow Homer's solitude is interrupted by two children. Gabe lives in the shadow of his soldier brother and talks constantly of the glory of being a sharp shooter. Fiona is a compulsive liar with the belief that any life is better than her own. The three are connect by the "ghosts" which follow them. Eventually, they come to rely on one another for friendship as Homer uses the Gabe and Fee as the subjects of many paintings depicting the beauty of everyday life. Written by Max Vaughn

  • Requiem for Murder

    Requiem for Murder (1999)
    Film (Thriller) Producer Anne Winslow hosts a popular classical music radio show. Detective Lou Heinz discovers Anne is connected to a series of murders in which the victim is killed via poisoned wine while a radio is tuned into her show. It seems that each victim had wronged Anne in some way and whoever is sending her roses may be the killer. Written by Anonymous

  • Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms

    Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms (1998)
    TV Movie (Action and Sci-Fi) Producer After the terrible events of the original Universal Soldier testings, the budget has been slashed by the government. Under the orders of a CIA director, a gang of mercenaries take control of the new line of Universal Soldiers and try to use them into helping to smuggle diamonds to the highest foreign buyer. When Luc Deveroux, survivor from the first incident, continues to cause problems he newly found younger brother is taken prisoner along with his news reporter friend Veronica Reynolds. Written by Wallace Entertainment

  • Thunder Point

    Thunder Point (1998)
    TV Movie (Thriller) Producer 50 Years after World War II Hitler's deadly 'The Windsor Protocol' turns up. This document shouldn't be in wrong hands, so the British call upon a smart criminal to retain it. Written by Hans Arentsen <arent@iname.com>

  • Random Encounter

    Random Encounter (1998)
    Film (Thriller and Crime) Producer Elizabeth Berkley stars as a young and rising Public Relations executive who meets a strange man after a cocktail party, and she is framed for murder.

  • Windsor Protocol

    Windsor Protocol (1997)
    TV Movie (Thriller) Producer Based on the novels by Jack Higgins, Kyle MacLachlan stars as maverick British agent Sean Dillon to uncover a plot to take over the presidency of the United States.

  • F/X: The Series

    F/X: The Series (1996)
    Television (Action, Crime and Drama) Producer Rollie Tyler, a special effects expert, helps his detective friend solve crimes by making criminals see what they want to see. But what is real and what is illusion?

  • Due South

    Due South (1995 - 1996)
    Television (Adventure, Drama, Comedy and Crime) Producer The third and fourth seasons of "Due South" pick up shortly after the first two left off. Fraser returns to Chicago, to find a blond has assumed Ray Vecchio's identity, and everyone just seems to accept it but him. Fraser and his new partner (real name Stanley Raymond Kowalski) soon find level ground to agree on, and work together to solve crimes on the mean streets of Chicago. Written by Kaolin

  • Margaret's Museum

    Margaret's Museum (1995)
    Film (Drama) Producer In a town where half the men die down the coalpit, Margaret MacNeil is quite happy being single. Until she meets Neil Currie, a charming and sincere bagpipe-playing, Gaelic-speaking dishwasher. But no matter what you do, you can't avoid the spectre of the pit forever. Written by <rosie@ihug.co.nz>

  • RoboCop

    RoboCop (1994)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Producer Alex Murphy is Robocop, a cybernetic policeman. A creation of a vast corporation, he fights crime and occasional corporate conspiracy in the near-future of Old Detroit.

  • Rapture

    Rapture (1993)
    TV Movie (Drama) Producer A computer software designer becomes obsessed with his now-married high-school crush of 20 years before.

  • Sam & Me

    Sam & Me (1991)
    Film (Drama) Producer Nikhil Parikh lives a middle-class life with his widowed mom in India. Since he has now matured, his mom would like him to get a good job and get married, but Nikhil does not want to do so. So his paternal uncle in Toronto, Canada, sponsors him and he agrees to re-locate there. Upon arrival, his uncle, Chetan, informs him that he arranged for a job at his very firm namely Cohen Hospital Supplies, which is run by a Jewish family, consisting of father, Sam; son, Morris, and Morris' wife, Hannah. Nikhil brushes up on this firm and meets with Morris on the very same day, and he is offered the job - not quite what he had expected - but for looking after Sam, who is now senile - and is obsessed with returning to Israel. This is where Nikhil will get his Canadian name, Shwartza (Black boy), and he will learn to call his male and female employers as Sir and Madame respectively. He will also face his first challenge - when Sam decides to run away on the very first day. Nikhil overcomes the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

  • The Psychic

    The Psychic (1991)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew The college student Patrick Costello shares an apartment with his childhood friend Nick and has a crush on his professor Laurel Young. Patrick has premonitions through dreams and daydreams since he was a kid and recently he is foreseeing the deaths of young women. He succeeds on dating Laurel and soon he learns that she is also dating her friend and also professor Theodore "Ted" Steering, who is the serial-killer wanted by the police. Now Patrick seeks evidences to prove that Steering is a killer to protect his beloved Laurel, but nobody believes in his words. When Steering invites Laurel to travel with him to another town, Patrick has premonitions with her becoming his next victim. What can he do to save Laurel? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • War of the Worlds

    War of the Worlds (1988 - 1990)
    Television (Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Production manager At the end of the 1953 film "War of the World", earth is saved from alien invaders when they are apparently killed by common bacteria. However, what if the aliens weren't really dead? In "War of the Worlds" the aliens from the 1953 invasion are brought out of suspended animation when radiation kills the infecting bacteria. Now the aliens launch a genocidal war against an unsuspecting Earth, using their ability to take over human bodies to allow them to move freely. Dr. Harrison Blackwood teams up with microbiologist Suzanne McCullough, computer programmer Norton Drake, and army Lt. Colonel Paul Ironhorse to save the world from this alien menace. In the second season, Harrison and Suzanne are joined by mercenary John Kincaid, who help them fight in a post-apocalyptic urban wasteland against a second wave of invaders dedicated to the death of all life on earth. Written by L. Ross Raszewski <rraszews@skipjack.bluecrab.org>

  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th (1988 - 1990)
    Television (Horror) Production manager An old antique dealer made a pact with the Devil to sell cursed antiques. When he dies, his store is inherited by his niece Micki and her cousin Ryan. With the help of Jack Marshak, they fight to retrieve the antiques from the people who bought them to stop them from causing harm. Written by Paul Sasse <Loomis@student.centre.edu>

  • Shadow Dancing

    Shadow Dancing (1988)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Producer Jess, a struggling dancer, is trying out for a part in a musical about Medusa. As she practices, the director notices how much she resembles his former lover, a ballerina who died in a bizarre on-stage accident while performing the exact same dance that Jess is doing. As more unexplainable coincidences surround the production, someone or something must be behind them all. But who? Or what? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Prom Night II

    Prom Night II (1987)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Production manager When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principal of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki Carpenter. However, she is possessed by Mary Lou Maloney after opening a trunk in the school's basement. Now Bill must face the horror he left behind in 1957. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

  • The Gate

    The Gate (1987)
    Film (Fantasy and Horror) Production manager Two young boys accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the two kids struggle to overcome a nightmarish hell that literally begins to take over the Earth. Written by DemonGate

  • Blindside

    Blindside (1987)
    Film (Thriller) Production manager Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected double-crosser. While watching the man, Gruber overhears a murder plot. Written by Brennan Storr

  • Bullies

    Bullies (1986)
    Film (Action, Thriller and Drama) Production manager When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance they get. Matt meanwhile meets and starts seeing a lot of Becky who also likes him. Unfortunately her last name is Cullen, and when the rest of the family finds out about their relationship, they decide to get even, and their harassment is elevated to vicious assault. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

  • Killer Party

    Killer Party (1986)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Production manager Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority's back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the girls jump out the boys use a video camera to take lots of shots of them. Their house mother gets talked into letting the girls have a hazing party in a forbidden frat house, and when she goes there to make sure the place is safe, she first stops at a handy grave in the front yard to explain to 'Allan' why she's letting the girls use the house, and tells him that it was all an accident and it's time for him to just let it go. Allan doesn't answer her, since he's dead. Or is he? As she is nailing down a loose banister on the stairway, a mysterious figure appears before her, brandishing what looks like a tire iron, she turns, asks "What are you doing here?" and this person does answer her by striking her dead. Well, the three pledges go through a hazing (and there are some very nice set pieces here, ... Written by Jim Knoppow

  • Mania: The Intruder

    Mania: The Intruder (1986)
    TV Movie (Horror and Thriller) Production manager Anthology of four horror stories. In "See No Evil", a murder witness is framed for the murder by the killer. In "Intruder", a man is so terrified of his wife's guard dog that he tries to poison it. However, he soon realizes that he's misjudged the animal. In "Have a Nice Day", a blackmailer threatens a woman that she'll never see her young daughter again, unless she pays ransom. However, things are not what they seem. In "The Good Samaritan", a man saves a woman from a seeming attacker and lives to regret it.

  • Thrillkill

    Thrillkill (1984)
    Film (Crime and Thriller) Production manager Karlie Kendall's job is to write computer games - but in her spare time she hacks bank accounts. With 5 million dollars gathered, she wants to retire to Brazil - unaware that her secret partner Adrienne intends to keep all the money. Moreover, Karlie's boss Julien has got to know of her doing and has hired villains to get hold of the treasure. Only after Karlie's death they realize that she has hidden the money well inside the computer game "Thrillkill" - leaving the single clue to her sister, stewardess Bobbie. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

  • Unfinished Business

    Unfinished Business (1984)
    Film (Drama) Production manager Seventeen year old Isabelle Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life directionless. Isabelle becomes involved with an anti-nuclear group that her boyfriend Jessie 'Fixit' is connected with and is arrested at a demonstration. Written by Will Gilbert

  • He's Fired, She's Hired

    He's Fired, She's Hired (1984)
    TV Movie (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Advertising executive, Alex Grier, is fired and is unable to find another position, being over-qualified. His wife, Annabelle, with no experience, is hired by the Freddie Fox agency when she uses her husband's résumé to get the job. He remains at home, raising their three children, coaxing his wife while trying to write the "great American novel." Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

  • American Nightmare

    American Nightmare (1983)
    Film (Horror, Crime and Thriller) Production manager A man investigates the disappearance of his sister with the help of her roommate. He uncovers a trail of prostitution, incest, blackmail...and murder.

  • Skullduggery

    Skullduggery (1983)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Production manager Simply, Adam is a man who happens to come from a long line of men cursed. He succumbs to the curse, and basically goes on a killing spree. Written by Robin Connell <elegia58@localnet.com>

  • The Incubus

    The Incubus (1982)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In a small town, Roy Seeley and his girlfriend Mandy Pullman are camping by the lake. Out of the blue, they are attacked and Roy is murdered while Mandy is violently raped. Dr. Sam Cordell is impressed with the violence and realizes that Mandy has had the uterus ruptured. Then the librarian Carolyn Davies is also violently raped and murdered. Lieutenant Drivas believes that the women have been raped by a gang while Sam and Sheriff Hank Walden believe that only one man did. The snoopy reporter Laura Kincaid is always interfering with the investigation and Sam has a love affair with her. Meanwhile the young Tim Galen, who dates Sam's daughter Jenny Cordell, discloses that he has premonitory visions of the deaths, but his grandmother Agatha Galen tries to convince him that he has nothing to do with the murders. But when Jenny learns about his dreams, she summons her father, Laura and they discover a supernatural secret about the Galen's family. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • The Amateur

    The Amateur (1981)
    Film (Crime and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

  • Atlantic City

    Atlantic City (1980)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Dreams. Becoming an Atlantic City croupier will help Sally realize her dream of going to Monte Carlo, a symbol of the glamorous life that has been evading her since escaping from Saskatchewan a decade ago. Lou dreams that he was a great mobster in the old days. Grace came to Atlantic City for a Betty Grable look-alike contest and stayed to become the wife of a mobster. A brief visit to Atlantic City by Sally's estranged husband will change the course of the lives of Sally and Lou. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

  • Meatballs

    Meatballs (1979)
    Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Summer Camp highjinks centered around a camp counselor with a wacky sense of humor. He tries to help the campers have a good time. One camper named Rudy poses a particular challenge as he has a self-esteem problem Written by Robert Svacha <chisox@azstarnet.com>

  • The Brood

    The Brood (1979)
    Film (Horror and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew A man's wife is under the care of an eccentric and unconventional psychologist who uses innovative and theatrical techniques to breach the psychological blocks in his patients. When their daughter comes back from a visit with her mother and is covered with bruises and welts, the father attempts to bar his wife from seeing the daughter but faces resistance from the secretive psychologist. Meanwhile, the wife's mother and father are attacked by strangely deformed children, and the man begins to suspect a connection with the psychologist's methods. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Awards

  • Across the River - Series - Co-Winner; WGA best TV Drama Writer Award. Series

  • Due South – Genie award winner – Best Series

  • Due South – Banff Television award winner – Best Series

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