Resume

Short Film - 2019

Writer/Director/Editor/Producer of the fiction short, Moment. Budget: $260K CAN.

WINNER - Audience Award - Best International Short Film - Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF)

TV Series - 2014-2018

Director/Writer/Content Producer on the hit adventure series, Chasing Monsters. 24 one-hour episodes broadcast in over 120 territories on Netflix, Discovery (Animal Planet), Travel & Escape, Channel 5, BBC World, and in French on Canal Évasion (Mordu de la pêche), RMC Découverte (Pêche XXL). NOMINATED 2015 & 2016 - Best Sports Series - Prix Gémeaux.

Branded Content - 2015-2018

Directed branded content advertising at The Mark Studios, including shorts for major companies such as LasikMD, HSBC Bank, Manulife and Bayer AG.

Short Film - 2010

Story/Director/Executive Producer of the HD fiction short, Among Friends. Bought by Shorts International (Europe), Egoist (Russia).
Selected Festival Screenings: Montreal World Film Festival Sydney Underground Film Festival, New York Underground Film Festival

Short Film - 2009

Producer of the 35mm fiction film One Last Dance, starring Caroline Dhavernas, Anthony Lemke, Dorothee Berryman and Danny Gilmore. Directed by Richard Lehun. Budget $110K CAN.
Broadcast on Moviola.

Short Film - 2006

Writer/ Director/Producer of the 25 minute, HD fiction short, The Ecstasy Note, starring Mark Camacho, Don Jordan and Claire Brosseau. Budget: $250K CAN.
Broadcast on CBC, Fox International, Moviola and Canal+ (France/Africa)
WINNER- Best Independent Comedy, Niagara Independent Film Festival
RUNNER-UP- Best Short Screenplay, Slamdance Film Fest Screenplay Competition
Selected Festival Screenings:
The Toronto International Film Festival
Fantasia Film Festival
The Vancouver International Film Festival

Short Film - 2004

Writer/ Director/Producer of the 14 minute, 35mm fiction film, Wildflowers/Les fleurs sauvages. Screened on CBC and Bravo!
WINNER- Best Drama Niagara Independent Film Festival
WINNER- Best Cinematography Canadian Society of Cinematographers, 2004.
WINNER- Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction Yorkton Short Film Festival
Selected Festival Screenings:
The Toronto International Film Festival
The Montreal World Film Festival
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Short Film - 2002

Writer/ Director/Producer of the 32 minute, 35mm fiction film, Evergon.
Selected Festival Screenings:
The Montreal World Film Festival
The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival.

Awards and Nominations

2015 & 2016 - NOMINATED - Best Sports Series - Mordu de la Pêche (Chasing Monsters) - Prix Gémeaux
2013 - 3rd Place - Best Horror Screenplay, Slamdance Film Festival Screenplay Competition- Dead Tired
2007 - WINNER -Best Independent Comedy, Niagara Independent Film Festival- The Ecstasy Note
2004 - WINNER - Best Drama, Niagara Independent Film Festival- Wildflowers
2004 - Runner-up- Best Short Screenplay, Slamdance Film Festival Screenplay Competition- The Ecstasy Note
1999 Canadian Film and Television Production Association Internship Award