PARALLEL VISION PRODUCTIONS

Pedro Orrego is a Toronto-based Gemini Award-winning story-editor, producer, and director.

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Pedro Orrego is a Toronto-based Gemini Award-winning story-editor, producer, and director who helped to launch and create the critically acclaimed documentary series SexTV for CHUM Television. Under Pedro's direction, SexTV won the Gemini for Best Lifestyle Show in Canada (2004) and was nominated for a Gemini for Best Lifestyle Program in Canada in 2002, 2003 and 2004. SexTV was broadcast nationally and internationally for ten seasons and explored sexuality and gender around the world in an intelligent, cutting-edge and thought-provoking way.

Since 2008, Pedro has been a story editor for some of the most prominent production companies, networks, and shows in Canada and the U.S.A. including the Discovery Channel, HGTV, the History Channel, the Food Network, CBC, CTV, City TV, and is currently working for Scott Brothers Entertainment.

With his wife Michelle Melles (under her banner Parallel Vision Pictures), Pedro also produces independent, multidimensional social issues documentaries that challenge preconceived ideas and offer unique ways of perceiving ourselves, each other, and the world. Drunk on Too Much Life (2021) which he co-produced and co-wrote, was his first feature independent documentary.

Pedro is also a musician, creating original music for his projects.

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