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Jordan Canning
Jordan canning

Jordan Canning has directed more than a dozen short films that have played at festivals all over the world, including the Tribeca Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival and Interfilm Berlin. Among them, COUNTDOWN has won a number of awards, including a Golden Sheaf for Best Director; NOT OVER EASY was a finalist in CBC’s Short Film Faceoff and swept all three awards at the NSI Online Film Festival; SECONDS won the 2012 TIFF RBC Emerging Filmmakers Competition and the Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award; and THE TUNNEL premiered at Cannes as part of Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent program. Jordan directed all twenty-three episodes of the IPF-supported web series SPACE RIDERS: DIVISION EARTH for The show won the 2014 Canadian Screen Award for Best Digital Series and four Canadian Comedy Awards, including Best Director. She is also developing a number of feature films, including ODDLY FLOWERS, an adaptation of the award-winning novel Come, Thou Tortoise; CLAIRE, FROM THE BUS, which has been picked up by CFC Features; and SUCK IT UP, which won the $160,000 Women In the Director’s Chair Feature Film Award and will be released in 2017. Her first feature, WE WERE WOLVES, premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Jordan is a 2010 graduate of the Director’s Lab at the Canadian Film Centre and an alumnus of TIFF Talent Lab, TIFF Pitch This!, and the WIDC Story and Leadership Program.

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