CINEMATOGRAPHER | Danny NOWAK CSC
Based in Vancouver, Danny has served as Director of Photography on many TV movies and over 20 feature films, including Tristar’s “The Big Hit”, Neil Simon’s “The Goodbye Girl” and Bruce McDonald’s “Hard Core Logo”. Awards for his work include a Gemini (Canada’s Emmy) and top prize from the Canadian Society of Cinematographers. From 2012 to 2015, Danny joined the film department at Capilano University and was instructor in Canada’s only full-time cinematography course. A patriot of Canadian Cinema, Danny is devoted to the development of the local and international film art.
To learn more about Danny, visit www.spitfirefilms.net
DIRECTOR, Season 1 | Nigel EDWARDS
Nigel got his start producing music videos and short films. He then decided to further expand his cinematic vocabulary at the Bosa Centre for Film and Animation. Before graduation, Nigel developed a project that found its voice at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in the Short Cuts program. In his final year, he decided to tackle a short film shot entirely in stereoscopic 3D while also completing a practicum at an Oscar-nominated production company, Network Entertainment (Facing Ali, I Am Bruce Lee).
Shortly after graduating, Nigel was sought after as a Producers Assistant on CTV & NBC’s hit crime show, MOTIVE. Nigel was then invited to continue on with Foundation Features (Capote, Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, Just Friends) as their Executive Assistant. Working closely with series directors and producers, Nigel was able to draw upon a lot of his experience to direct Season 1 of CODED.
Most recently, Nigel co-founded the production company, WindowBox, specializing in web-based advertisements while still continuing to develop his narrative portfolio. www.windowbox.co
DIRECTOR, Pilot Episode | Gary HARVEY
A 25-year veteran director, Gary has helmed over 120 episodes of television series such as Being Erica, The Border, Wild Roses, Exes and Ohs, Godiva's and Traders. He has also directed made for TV movies for CTV and Lifetime Network and Hallmark. Although directing has always been his passion, over the years Gary has executive-produced several television series allowing him to see his projects from concept to completion.
Gary has served on the board for the DGC BC District Council and the National Directors Division for the DGC. Currently, he is on the board of Crazy 8s, a non-profit film competition. He sponsors an emerging director competition a prominent international film festival and sits on the advisory board for Langara Film Arts.
To learn more about Gary, visit www.garyharvey.tv
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