Jordan Canning

Jordan Canning

Program Completed at the CFC

Cinexplex Entertainment Film Program (Directors' Lab), Short Dramatic Film Program

Title of CFC Production Involved In

OLIVER BUMP'S BIRTHDAY, CLAIRE FROM THE BUS (In Development)

Title While at CFC

Director

Completion Year

2011

Current Information

Current Company

Get Set Films - www.getsetfilms.com

Current Title

Director

Biography

Jordan Canning has directed more than a dozen short films which 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 her most recent short, THE TUNNEL, premiered at Cannes as poart of Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent program. In 2013, Jordan directed all thirteen episodes of the IPF-supported web series SPACE RIDERS: DIVISION EARTH for CTV.ca.

In 2014 she completed production on her first feature, WE WERE WOLVES, which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. She is also developing a number of feature films, including an adaptation of the award-winning novel COME, THOU TORTOISE. Jordan is a 2010 graduate of the Director’s Lab at the Canadian Film Centre and an alumnus of the 2011 TIFF Talent Lab.