Dwayne Beaver

Dwayne Beaver

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Dwayne Beaver is writer/director who researches and practices screen media-making techniques, advocates for research dissemination into digital media and continues to work in the production field. He’s won numerous awards for his live-action, animation, documentary, drama, new media, music video and interstitial productions including the Best Director Gemini Award for the documentary series, Conviction Kitchen. His first feature film drama, The Rhino Brothers, won the Media Favourite Award at SK Nextfest, the Platinum Award for best low-budget feature film at Houston Worldfest and continues to place in top-rated hockey movie compendiums. His scripted television directing credits include Moccasin Flats, Robson Arms, Alice, I Think, War Planets and Road Hockey Rumble whereas his factual programming credits include numerous episodes for the Outdoor Life, Food and Oprah Winfrey networks. As a new media artist, he won the inaugural CBC Digital Lab Prize in 2008 and as an educator, he teaches at Royal Roads and Capilano universities. He’s also taught at the Vancouver Film School, CEDIM in Monterrey Mexico, the Pacific Audiovisual Institute and the University of British Columbia where he served as the Rogers Multicultural Teaching Fellow from 2010 to 2013, and as the Phil Lind Artist in Residence during his final year.