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JAMES DUNNISON, DIRECTOR

James Dunnison is a Toronto-based director whose credits include multiple episodes of the TV series Bitten, The Listener, Lost Girl, Blood Ties, Less Than Kind, Todd and The Book of Pure Evil, Seed, Whistler and Godiva’s, as well as the critically-acclaimed feature film Stuff.

He has won numerous national and international awards for directing, and – with assistance from the Harold Greenberg Fund – is currently writing and producing a screen adaptation of Susin Nielsen’s best-selling novel The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen, which won the 2012 Governor General’s Award for Literature.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Won, Best Film and Best Director, Critics’ Circle, Northwest Film Festival, Washington State; chosen to be its filmmaker-in-residence

Voted Top of the Critics’ List at the Vancouver International Film Festival

Nominated, 4 Directors Guild of Canada Awards

Nominated, 3 Gemini Awards for Best Direction

Nominated, Best Pilot, Banff World Television Festival

Won, Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film Festival

Won, Best Direction – Television, Canadian Comedy Awards; also nominated for Best Direction – Film

Won, 1 Leo Award for Best Direction, and nominated for 4 others

Won, 2 Golden Sheaf Awards, including a Special Jury Award at the Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival

Won, Grand Prize by unanimous jury decision, Cabbagetown Short Film & Video Festival

Won, General Idea Award for Artistic Contribution to AIDS Awareness

Contact

REPRESENTATION

Ralph Zimmerman
Great North Artists Management
416 925 2051

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