August 10, 2022 — So Much Tenderness premiering at TIFF!
So Much Tenderness will have it’s world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival as a part of the Contemporary World Cinema programs!
August 4, 2022 — Concrete Valley world premiere at TIFF!
Concrete Valley will be premiering at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival as a part of the Wavelengths section!
March 22, 2022 — New video for PUP released today :)
March 30, 2021 — BAD OMEN nominated for 2021 Canadian Screen Award!
has been nominated by the Bad Omen for the Canadian Screen Awards category! Best Live Action Short Drama
March 10, 2021 — Anne at 13,000 Ft wins Roger’s Best Canadian Film Award from Toronto Film Critics Association!
has won the Anne at 13,000 Ft 🙂 Toronto Film Critics Association’s 2020 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award
February 19, 2021 — Anne at 13,000 Ft released in Canada!
has it’s national release via the Anne at 13,000 Ft . The film is available across Canada. digital TIFF Bell Lightbox
The film will also be available as a part of the
Retrospective being held by MDFF from March 5 until April 1! The Cinematheque in Vancouver
, How Heavy This Hammer and Fail to Appear Scaffold
February 8, 2021 — Interview with L’Union des Chef Opérateurs
I had the chance to talk with
about Thomas Lallier for an article for BAD OMEN . L’Union des Chef Opérateurs Check out the interview by clicking the picture above!
February 8, 2021 — Anne at 13,000 Feet nominated for Toronto Film Critics Association award!
was just nominated for a ANNE AT 13,000 FEET by the Rogers Best Canadian Film Award 2020 . Toronto Film Critics Association
December 16, 2020 — BAD OMEN and EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS will have their European premiere’s at Clermont-Ferrand!
and BAD OMEN will be playing as a part of the EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS . Both will be playing in the 2021 Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand . 33rd International Competition
December 8, 2020 — ORACLE on short of the week
Oracle from Aaron Poole on Vimeo.
is playing as a short of the week check it out ORACLE or watch above here
December 1, 2020 — Every Day’s Like This to premiere at Slamdance!
will be playing at the EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS ! 2021 Slamdance Film Festival
October 5, 2020 — BAD OMEN wins Best Canadian Short Film at VIFF!
September 3, 2020 — BAD OMEN, PARLOUR PALM, and EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS to PLAY VIFF 2020!
, BAD OMEN , and PARLOUR PALM will all be playing as a part of the EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS . Both Bad Omen and Every Day’s Like this will play as a part of the 2020 Vancouver International Film Festival and Parlour Palm will play as a part of the Short Forum: Programme 4 . Short Forum: Programme 2
The still above is from Bad Omen. Check out an image from Parlour Palm below:
August 25, 2020 — EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS @ TIFF 2020
will be playing at the EVERY DAY’S LIKE THIS this year in the Toronto International Film Festival ! Short Cuts Programme 04 Check out the poster below:
August 12, 2020 — CUTAWAY on Criterion Channel
is currently playing on the CUTAWAY . The film is paired with Robert Bresson’s L’Argent. Check out the interview with director Kaz Criterion Channel here
July 23, 2020 — SOFIA playing Gimli Film Festival tonight!
My short film,
, will be streaming live for FREE tonight as a part of the Sofia . It will be streaming along 5 other short films in the 20th Annual Gimli Film Festival section. From The Streets Link to stream and a direct YouTube link here here
January 20, 2020 — Anne at 13,000 Ft European premiere at the 70th Annual Berlinale!
will have its European premiere in the Anne at 13,000 Ft section of the Forum ! 70th Berlin International Film Festival
December 19, 2019 — ORACLE selected to play at Slamdance!
will be playing at ORACLE as a part of their narrative shorts section. 2019 Slamdance Film Festival
December 11, 2019 — ANNE AT 13,000 FT selected as one of Canada’s Top Ten
TIFF has released their
and 2019 Canada’s Top Ten has been selected as one of the features. The film will have its Canadian theatrical release in the new year. Its American release through Anne At 13,000 FT will also happen in 2020. Cinema Guild
December 10, 2019 — Glitter’s Wild Women Vimeo Staff Pick
was selected as a Glitter’s Wild Women . Check it out below: Vimeo Staff Pick
Glitter’s Wild Women from Roney on Vimeo.
December 2, 2019 — Tim Horton’s commercial
This fall I had the pleasure of contributing to this Tim Horton’s spot. Watch below 🙂
November 15, 2019 — New video for Flordia Pipe drops on BOOOOOOOM
Check out the new video for
below: FLORIDA PIPE
October 24, 2019 — ORACLE wins GRAND PRIX COMPÉTITION NATIONALE – FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA
wins the grand prize in the national short film competition at ORACLE ! FNC
September 4, 2019 — SOFIA to premiere at VIFF 2019
My newest short film –
– will have it’s world premiere at the Sofia . It will be playing in the Vancouver International Film Festival program. Future//Present
Also premiering at VIFF are
(also in F//P) and Anne at 13,000 Ft in the shorts program Flood Permanent Records
August 8, 2019 — ANNE AT 13,000 FT to premiere in Platform!
will be competing in the Platform competition at ANNE AT 13,000 FT . The film will also play in TIFF 2019 at VIFF! Future//Present
July 31, 2019 — Two shorts at TIFF!
Two films I shot –
and FLOOD – will be playing in the Short Cuts programme at TIFF 2019. Trailers below ORACLE
June 21, 2019 — Team Canada announce “Be You” campaign
Check out the most recent spot I shot for Team Canada:
February 12, 2019 — HAUS international premiere at Clermont-Ferrand!
had it’s International premiere at the HAUS on Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival . Watch director Joseph Amenta speak about the film below: February 2
October 25, 2018 — OLD WOUNDS wins UKMVA!
has won a OLD WOUNDS for UK Music Video Award ! Best Interactive Video
September 5, 2018 — VICE releases new TROJAN “The First Time” ads
I shot some ads for
series. Check them out on VICE and watch below: “Trojan’s “The First Time”
August 22, 2018 — HAUS and GWW @ VIFF!
and HAUS will both be playing at the GLITTER’S WILD WOMEN this October! 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival
Trailer for HAUS below:
August 1, 2018 — GLITTER’S WILD WOMEN to premiere at TIFF 2018!
will premiere at the GLITTER’S WILD WOMEN as a part of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival . Canadian Shorts Program
July 24, 2018 — HOW HEAVY THIS HAMMER month long run on MUBI
will be part of a screening series on MUBI called HOW HEAVY THIS HAMMER . The film is part of a collection of other really amazing films. CANADA’S NEXT GENERATION
Watch the film
, The Globe and Mail, 2018 Streaming service Mubi offers a new wave of Canadian filmmakers some much deserved exposure
, MUBI, 2018 Kazik Radwanski Introduces His Film “How Heavy This Hammer”
June 5, 2018 — SCAFFOLD to play in Hamburg and Palm Springs
will be playing this week in Hamburg as a part of the SCAFFOLD in the 34th Hamburg International Film Festival . International Shorts – Sore Losers program
It will also be playing later this month as a part of the
in the 2018 Palm Springs International ShortFest . Same Planet, Different Worlds program
May 22, 2018 — CHERRY COLA playing at 2018 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
will screen on May 31 at the CHERRY COLA as part of the 2018 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival shorts program! LOCAL HEROES
Watch the trailer below:
April 25, 2018 — FAIL TO APPEAR @ BAFICI and SCAFFOLD in LA
This past month
had it’s South American premier in Buenos Aries at FAIL TO APPEAR . BAFICI
brought a selection of films to Los Angeles and Locarno Festival was included in their SCAFFOLD ! shorts program
March 30, 2018 — FAIL TO APPEAR at Art of the Real!
will have it’s American premiere at FAIL TO APPEAR at the Lincoln Centre in New York! Art of the Real
March 27, 2018 — OLD WOUNDS shortlisted for 2018 Prism Prize !
has been shortlisted for the Pup’s “OLD WOUNDS” . The winner will be announced on May 13! 2018 Prism Prize
March 7, 2018 — FAIL TO APPEAR European premiere at Cinéma du Réel
will have its European premiere at FAIL TO APPEAR at the Centre Pompidou in Paris! Cinéma du Réel
January 12, 2018 — (rough cut) on Short of the Week
was chosen for (rough cut) ! SHORT OF THE WEEK
January 10, 2018 — The Argument (with annotations) at First Look 2018
had it’s U.S. premiere at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York on Friday, January 5th (playing before Blake Williams’ The Argument (with annotations) ) and will be showcased in the PROTOTYPE program on January 15th! First Look Shorts
December 13, 2017 — OLD WOUNDS #1 Canadian music video of the year according to EXCLAIM!
has been named Pup’s “OLD WOUNDS” according to EXCLAIM! magazine! #1 Canadian music video of 2017
December 13, 2017 — The Argument part of The 17th annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival
will be playing at the The Argument (with annotations) on January 14th! 17th annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival
Watch the trailer below:
November 23, 2017 — HOW HEAVY THIS HAMMER plays Acropolis in LA
will be playing a double feature with Ashley Mckenzie’s HOW HEAVY THIS HAMMER at the WEREWOLF on December 12! Acropolis Theatre in LA
November 22, 2017 — IT’S NO REAL PLEASURE IN LIFE plays Kaunas IFF
will be playing at the IT’S NO REAL PLEASURE IN LIFE along side 2017 Kaunas International Film Festival in the shorts program “REVELATIONS”. SCAFFOLD
October 28, 2017 — (roughcut) Vimeo staff pick!
has been featured on Vimeo Staff Picks! (rough cut)
September 26, 2017 — IT’S NO REAL PLEASURE IN LIFE playing at FNC!
My short film
will be playing at the IT’S NO REAL PLEASURE IN LIFE in the FOCUS QUÉBEC/CANADA section. 46th annual Festival du Nouveau Cinéma
also plays this festival in the SCAFFOLD ! INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
September 21, 2017 — FAIL TO APPEAR profiled in the Globe and Mail
I was interviewed by
and was asked to talk about shooting The Globe and Mail . FAIL TO APPEAR
This is their wonderful piece on the film, myself, and it’s collaborators.
It is a fool’s game to crown any film a surefire buzz generator going into an event as large as the Vancouver International Film Festival, but here goes anyway. Fail to Appear, the debut feature from Canadian director Antoine Bourges, is a quiet gem that draws the viewer in from its opening frame – a long, steady shot of office equipment in an aesthetically challenged basement.
August 28, 2017 — SCAFFOLD at NYFF and BFI LONDON!
will play in competition at both the SCAFFOLD and the 55th New York Film Festival in October! BFI London Film Festival
August 24, 2017 — PUP “OLD WOUNDS” video out now!
Check out the latest interactive music video I helped create!
(best played on desktop or on Youtube mobile app)
August 24, 2017 — Two new shorts at VIFF
Two short films I shot –
and CHERRY COLA – will both have their world premiere at the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival! LET YOUR HEART BE LIGHT
Cherry Cola Trailer from Joseph Amenta on Vimeo.
August 16, 2017 — FAIL TO APPEAR at VIFF!
A feature I shot –
– will have its world premiere at the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival. FAIL TO APPEAR
August 9, 2017 — TIFF!
and SCAFFOLD will both be playing at the THE ARGUMENT (WITH ANNOTATIONS) . 42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival
Scaffold [dir: Kazik Radnwanski] will open before Denis Côté’s in the Wavelengths section. TA PEAU SI LISSE
The Argument (with annotations) [dir: Daniel Cockburn] is part of a selection of shorts called Short Cuts. Watch the trailer . here
August 3, 2017 — Locarno
A short I shot – – has it’s world premiere at the SCAFFOLD today! 70th LOCARNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL