Emmanuel Shirinian

Emmanuel Shirinian

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Directors' Lab), Short Dramatic Film Program, Tribeca All Access

Completion Year

2006, 2007, 2011

Current Information

Current Title

Independent Motion Pictures and Film Professional


Emmanuel Shirinian is an accomplished screenwriter and film director. He is an alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre’s Director’s Lab (2006/07) and the National Screen Institute’s Feature Film Program (2007/08), and was selected to participate in the esteemed Tribeca All Access Development Program in 2011. Shirinian’s short films have screened at festivals including TIFF, AFI Dallas, Tribeca, Palm Springs, Clermont-Ferrand, Barcelona, Venice, and many others. Emmanuel is both writer and director of It Was You Charlie and this is his first feature film.