Nancy Lang, Michael Burtch, Joanie McGuffin, Gary McGuffin, Rebecca Middleton, Emma Hambly

Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven

Production Company: White Pine Pictures
Channel (Broadcaster): TVO (TVO)

Barbara Sears Award for Best Editorial Research


One hundred years since the Group of Seven created Canada’s most iconic paintings, little is known about the artists themselves. With breathtaking aerial and landscape cinematography, Painted Land weaves seamlessly the experiences of the artists with three modern day sleuths, Gary & Joanie McGuffin and Michael Burtch who are determined to find the precise locations they painted.