Frozen River (2008), director Courtney Hunt
Composers: Peter Golub, Shahzad Ismaily and Keri Latimer
Frozen River is a 2008 American crime drama film written and directed by Courtney Hunt. The screenplay focuses on two working-class women who smuggle illegal immigrants from Canada to the United States. It received two Academy Award nominations: Best Actress (Melissa Leo) and Best Original Screenplay (Courtney Hunt).
Awards and Nominations:
Academy Awards Nominee (2009)- Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Melissa Leo
Academy Awards Nominee (2009)- Best Writing, Original Screenplay - Courtney Hunt
32 others including Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, and Independent Spirit Producers Award.
Is It My Turn (2012), director: Shelagh Carter
Filmed in digital 3D and based on Deborah Schnitzer’s poem Spellbinding (winner of the Margaret Laurence Award), Is It My Turn is a black and white 3D expression of hope.
Award of Merit Special Mention: Original Score
Best Cinematography in a Feature Film, Ousama Rawi
Original End Credit Songs
Guy Maddin - Only Dream Things was part of an installation at the Winnipeg Art Gallery for its centennial in 2012. Collects an assortment of Guy Maddin’s own home films from his own youth with many paint on film techniques and digital effects.
Jillian McDonald - The Rock and the True Believers - Jillian McDonald is a conceptual artist and curator from Canada, living in Brooklyn, New York. Her work is meant to be humorous and features references to popular films. She uses video art, net art, performance art, installations, and photography.
Kelty McKinnon and Keri Latimer - two Japanese-Canadian artists presented Beta Vulgaris: The Sugar Beet Projects, an art installation followed by events allowing audiences to experience Japanese culture at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre (NNMCC)
BEFORE ANYTHING YOU SAY (2017) feature film
Directed by Shelagh Carter
Screening in competition.
Best Editing of a Feature Film, International Film Festival, MADRID, Spain (2017)
Best Director of a Feature Film and Best Cinematography of a Feature Film, International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema MILAN, Italy (2017)
The Best Manitoba Director Award, presented by the Directors Guild of Canada, Manitoba District Council, Gimli Film Festival,(2018)
Sound clips upon request.