Canadian Films

  • ​We Asked Young Canadian Directors About What It’s Really Like Making a Movie Here

    The new wave of Canadian filmmakers don't want to be Paul Gross.

  • Adam MacDonald

    We talked to actor-turned-filmmaker Adam MacDonald about his based on a true story backwoods horror film, Backcountry, and how George A. Romero's rejection inspired him to direct.

  • Kyle Thomas

    Calgary-based director Kyle Thomas's first feature film, The Valley Below, is a Raymond Carver-esque multi-narrative drama set in the badlands of Alberta that is drawing accolades from the film press. We followed Thomas as he navigated his first...

  • Sturla Gunnarsson

    In the first episode of the Director's Canvas, we visit filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson's canoe club for a ride on the waters of Lake Ontario, and discuss his 30 years in the film industry.

  • Sonja Bennett Made a Feature Film About Being Fake Pregnant with Twins

    We talked to director Sonja Bennett about her movie, Preggoland, which tells the story of Ruth, a perpetually hungover, 35-year-old chain-smoking grocery clerk who lives in her dad's basement before suddenly pretending to be pregnant with twins.