Portfolio Categories: Documentary

  • Journey of a Dream

    Journey of a Dream

    A feature length documentary that will take audiences on an epic global journey into a life in exile, activism, Tibetan roots and… heavy metal music. Its the most unique juxtaposition ever seen in a rockumentary. I am Tibetan, Buddhism is my philosophy, Heavy metal saved my life. a film by Shenpenn Khymsar Watch the full […]

  • Hot Earth

    Hot Earth

    Documentary on a multi-generational movement to protect Chinatown from encroaching luxury real estate developments. The phrase “hot earth” is the literal translation of the Chinese word 熱土 (yeet-tow), which carries a double meaning: love for the homeland, and hot piece of real estate. Documentary (7 min) Credits: Director, DOP, Editor Produced by Chanel Ly

  • Love Your Brain

    Love Your Brain

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) ended Kevin Pearce’s snowboarding career, and shifted his life’s focus. With his brother Adam, he founded LoveYourBrain, to improve the quality of life for people affected by TBI through yoga programs that build resilience and acceptance of themselves—exactly as they are.  Documentary (14 min) Credits: Co-Editor Directed by Andrea Wing

  • Real Fur

    Real Fur

    Investigative feature documentary that exposes the hidden reality of fur farming in Canada, from COVID-19 outbreaks to all too common animal abuse, to nationwide cries to ban the fur industry and redirect government subsidies to rehabilitate workers suffering from PTSD. I was one of many Cinematographers on this project, and the images below are some […]

  • Decolonizing Burnaby

    Decolonizing Burnaby

    Documentary commissioned by the City of Burnaby to help shape its approach in working with the Indigenous peoples whose lands they occupy. Documentary (in post) Credits: DOP, Colorist Directed by Kamala Todd

  • Meddle

    Meddle

    Critically acclaimed Haida Manga artist, Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, pushes the boundaries of the art world by challenging the divide between contemporary and so-called “Native Art”. With humour, kinetic innovation and expansion of traditional and contemporary forms, Yahgulanaas directly confronts the tension he identifies as arising from a legacy of historic racism that persists within and beyond […]

  • When the Tide Goes Out

    When the Tide Goes Out

    Following thousands of years of sustainable stewardship by the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, encroaching industry and development polluted their traditional territory surrounding Vancouver to the point that food harvesting had to be banned in the 1970s. Today, over 45 years later, Tsleil-Waututh have restored some specific habitats within their territory to safe levels for clam harvesting, […]

  • The Path of Cedy Nkunze

    The Path of Cedy Nkunze

    There are simple tales of fall lines conquered, rock rolls crushed, and there are complex journeys woven across continents, drafted over lifetimes. This story happens to be both. Documentary (12 min) Credits: Editor, Colorist Directed by Seth Gillis

  • Where Two Rivers Meet

    Where Two Rivers Meet

    A family from the Wet’su’wet’en Dark House clan grapples with the double edged sword of life off-reserve in a bitterly contested territory. Documentary (trailer) Credits: Director, Cinematographer, Editor