Strada Films represents a stamp of commitment to character-driven story telling and strong working relations with the best of talent.

Founder Sandra Cunningham is known for her film and television work with directors such as Atom Egoyan, Norman Jewison, Patricia Rozema, Robert Lepage, Jeremy Podeswa and Mary Harron. Sandra’s credits include the Oscar-nominated The Sweet Hereafter, The Moth Diaries, The Statement, Fugitive Pieces, and Where the Truth Lies.

The company’s most recent production is Oscar-nominated director Lone Scherfig’s The Kindness of Strangers, which was the opening film of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival.


Sandra Cunningham

Sandra Cunningham

President and co-founder of Strada Films, Sandra Cunningham has over twenty-five years of experience in the international film industry.
She began her career in Montreal in distribution and promotion, which led to a five-year stretch working on independent productions in Rome. Upon her return to Canada, Sandra worked as a programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival for 2 years, and went on to start her own production company in the mid 90s. Strada Films has been successful in bringing critically acclaimed Canadian feature films to the big screen, including John L’Ecuyer’s, Curtis’s Charm, Robert Lepage’s Possible Worlds and a series of high profile international co-productions with Robert Lantos’ Serendipity Point Films, such as Atom Egoyan’s Ararat and Where the Truth Lies, Norman Jewison’s The Statement , Istvan Szabo’s Being Julia and most recently, Jeremy Podeswa’s Fugitive Pieces.

Sandra is an active member of the Canadian production community, sitting on a number of advisory committees and is the current Board Chair of the Canadian Film and Television Production Association. Projects in development include adaptations of the critically acclaimed and award winning novel DeNiro’s Game by Montreal-based Lebanese author Rawi Hage and Gil Adamson’s wildly successful debut novel, The Outlander. On a recent foray into television, Sandra produced seasons one and two of the performing arts series Triple Sensation for CBC.



  • Night Life
  • The Outlander
  • American Reaper
  • Ava Lee


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Strada Films Inc.

65 Heward Avenue
Toronto ON
M4M 2T5

tel +1.416.961.4400