Handel Productions was founded in 1985 and we are one of Canada’s leading Producers of factual television and documentary programs. HP’s reputation is based on a history of great and award-winning story-telling. We work with some of the best talent and broadcasters around the world. Handel Production’s remains very active in co-production with UK producers. 

Some of our productions and co-productions include:

Searching for Cleopatra, Aging Well Suzuki Style, Pearl Harbor: the Accused, Raising Pompeii, How William Shatner Changed the World, The Last Day of the Dinosaurs, Inside the Titanic, Brave New World with Stephen Hawking, Mankind From Space, Inside the Mind of Leonardo. And many more productions.
  • Alan HandelPresident, Executive Producer

    Alan is one of Canada’s leading producers of factual television and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. 

    Alan’s films and programs have been broadcast on CBC, SRC, CTV, Global Television, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, History Channel, BBC, ITV, Channel Four, Five, ARTE, ZDF and other networks. 

    From 1974 to 1985 Alan worked at the CBC. He started at CBC Radio where he was the Quebec story editor of This Country in the Morning. Then Alan became a Television Producer working on The Journal, The Fifth Estate, Man Alive and many documentary specials. Alan was the Senior Producer of CBC Television Current Affairs in Quebec. 

    In 1985 after a wonderful twelve years at at the CBC Alan left and founded Handel Productions. 
    And the story-telling continued...