B_Stevens_HS_CroppedBarry Stevens is a Toronto documentary filmmaker and screenwriter. After some years as an actor, he started to write drama for the screen, working on shows such as Street Legal. He won a drama Gemini award for writing The Diary of Evelyn Lau then switched to docs, as a writer on the International Emmy-winning documentary, Gerrie and Louise. As director or writer he worked on science and history films. A personal documentary called Offspring about his search for his sperm donor was seen in 61 countries, was nominated for an Emmy and influenced public policy in the UK and elsewhere. Other long-form projects include Prosecutor, about the first trials of the International Criminal Court, The Bomber’s Dream, about the history of bombing civilians, and Sector Sarajevo about the war in Bosnia. The latter two won WGC awards. For four years, he directed and co-produced the acclaimed series for History TV, War Story, which has won many awards, including twice for Best Direction in documentary at the Canadian Screen Awards. He has recently completed a doc on deradicalization for TVO called Undercover Jihadi.