curriculum vitae 

education 

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2017

Image Arts: Film Studies (BFA) - Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

 

Bealart Specials (Film and Painting) - H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, ON.

 

Bealart Foundations (Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Etching, Illustration, Lithography, Moving Image, Photo, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Textiles) -
H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, ON.

 

Grade 12 Drawing, Anne Fong - London Central Secondary School, London, ON.

 

Classical Drawing Apprenticeship, Bijan Ghalehpardaz - Bijan’s Art Studio, London, ON.

 

Acrylic Painting Workshop, Tracy Root - Art with Panache, London, ON.

production work 

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Alterations. American Analog and Gogol Mogol Films. Toronto, ON, Canada. Camera Trainee.

 

Cry of Silence. A. Kool Film Company, St. Marys, ON, Canada. Lead storyboard artist for a feature film.

 

The Sanctuary. A. Kool Film Company, St. Marys, ON, Canada. Production Assistant.

 

The Sanctuary. A. Kool Film Company, St. Marys, ON, Canada. Lead storyboard artist for a feature film.

 group exhibitions 

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The Beal Art Mural Project. Bealart, H.B. Secondary, King and William Street, London ON.

 

Bealart Year End Show. Bealart, H.B. Secondary, London, ON.

 

Encore. London Community Artists Online Art Show and Sale. London, ON.

 

Online Show. London Community Artists. London, ON.

 

Bealart Year End Show. Bealart, H.B. Beal Secondary, London, ON.


Three-Day Art Show. London Community Artists, For the Love of Art, London, ON.

 

Free from Stigma. Youth Mental Health and Addictions Council, Design Labs London, ON.

 

The Carnival of the Animals. Museum London, London, ON.

 film festivals 

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BFI Future Film Festival. London. Selection, Aged 16-25 “Thought Cabinet,” February 17.

 

Forest City Film Festival. London. Selection, Experimental Film “Projections,” October 19.

 

Forest City Film Festival. London. Selection, Experimental Film “Baldur’s Flats,” October 19.

 

Chicago Southland International Film Festival. Chicago. Selection, High School Student Short Film “Baldur’s Flats,” October 15.

Chicago Southland International Film Festival. Chicago. Selection, High School Student Short Film “Thought Cabinet,” October 15.

AGH Film Festival. Hamilton. Selection, Youth Films “Thought Cabinet,” October 15.

AGH Film Festival. Hamilton. Selection, Youth Films “Baldur’s Flats,” October 15

 

All American High School Film Festival. New York City. Selection, Experimental “Projections,” October 8.

 

All American High School Film Festival. New York City. Selection, Animation “Meat Grinder,” October 8.

 

All American High School Film Festival. New York City. Selection, Horror/Sci-Fi/Fantasy, “Gilbert,” October 8.

 

All American High School Film Festival. New York City. Selection, Documentary, “Baldur’s Flats,” October 8.


All American High School Film Festival. New York City. Nominee, Experimental, “Thought Cabinet,” October 8.

ZOOM.15 Film Festival. Ljubljana. Selection, Youth Film “State of Nature,” September 21.

 

Breckenridge Film Festival. Breckenridge. Selection, High School Films, “Baldur’s Flat’s,” September 16.

Victory International Film Festival. Evansville. Nominee, Best Student Film (High School/Jr. High), “Baldur's Flats,” September 9.

Victory International Film Festival. Evansville. Nominee, Best Student Film (High School/Jr. High), “Thought Cabinet,” September 9.

 

Hamilton Youth Film Festival. Hamilton. Selection, Documentary “Baldur’s Flats,” Sept. 3.

Super International Teenager Film Festival. Bucharest. Selection, [Worldwide] International Competition, “Thought Cabinet,”August 30.

 

FLICKFAIR Film Festival. Los Angeles. Selection, Narrative Short “Gilbert,” August, 1.

 

Culver Youth Film Festival. Culver. Honourable Mention, Youth Short Film “Thought Cabinet,” June 20

 

Culver Youth Film Festival. Culver. Honourable Mention, Youth Short Film “State of Nature,” June 20.

The Shenandoah Youth Film Festival. Strasburg. Selection. “Thought Cabinet,” June 19.

 

FCYFF National Canadian Film Day Watch Party. London. Three Selections, “Gilbert,” “Baldur’s Flats,” “State of Nature,” April 21.

 

San Bernardino Valley College International Student Film Festival. San Bernardino. Selection, High School Student “Thought Cabinet,” March 12.

 

San Bernardino Valley College International Student Film Festival. San Bernardino. Nominee, Best Documentary, “Baldur’s Flats,” March 12.

 

jellyFEST – Season 6. Los Angeles. Semi-Finalist, Short Shorts “Gilbert,” January 15.

jellyFEST – Season 6. Los Angeles. Quarter-Finalist, Student – Narrative Short “Roadkill,” January 15.

 

Forest City Youth Film Festival. London. Selection, Animation “Meat Grinder,” October 22.

 

Forest City Youth Film Festival. London. Award Winner, Documentary “Baldur’s Flats,” October 22.

 

Forest City Youth Film Festival. London. Award Winner, Experimental Films, “State Of Nature,” October 22.

 

Forest City Youth Film Festival. London. Award Winner, Narrative, “Gilbert,” October 22.

 

Forest City Youth Film Festival. London. Award Winner, The Pitch, “The Beaten Path – Feature Film Pitch,” October 22.

 

Forest City Youth Film Festival. London. Finalist, “Baldur’s Flats,” October 22.

 

Forest City Film Festival. London. Finalist, Documentary Film – Short Film, “Baldur’s Flats,” October 21.

 

AltFF Alternative Film Festival. Toronto. Semi-Finalist, Super Short Films “Gilbert,” July 1.

 

AltFF Alternative Film Festival. Toronto. Semi-Finalist, Ultra Short Films, “Meat Grinder,” July 1.

 

300 Seconds Short Film Festival. Toronto. Selection, Canadian Films, “Gilbert,” June 30.

 

IndyFilmLibrary. Amsterdam. Selection, Student Short Showcase, “Gilbert,” May 25.

 

Cabane A Sang. Montreal. Selection, Short Animation, “Meat Grinder,” April 25.

 

Independent Shorts Awards. Los Angeles. Selection, Best Young Filmmaker “Gilbert,” April 18.

 

Independent Shorts Awards. Los Angeles. Selection, Best Microfilm “Gilbert,” April 18.

 

Indie Short Fest. Los Angeles. Selection, Best Student Short, Best Microfilm, and Best Young Filmmaker (Male) “Gilbert,” April 4.

 media 

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2021 Bardar, Jared. “Shenandoah Youth Film Festival - Xavier Wehrli.” Shenandoah Film Collaborative. August 3. Internet interview.

 

Belanger, Joe. “Bealart’s Big Show Is Back.” The London Free Press. June 17. Newspaper.

 

Kashara, Ivan. “Forest City Youth Film Festival Sets the Screen for Young Talent.” LondonFuse. May 17. Online Article.

 

Robertson, Tyson. “London Teen Wins Youth Film Award.” Fanshawe Radio 106.9, “The X.” June 27. Radio interview.

 

Belanger, Joe. “COVID-19: Bealart fetes students’ efforts with online show, but no annual sale.” The London Free Press. June 10. Newspaper.

 

Brindelli, Jack. "Gilbert (2020)” Indy Film Library. May 18. Online article.

 

Brindelli, Jack. "Roadkill (2020)” Indy Film Library. May 8. Online article.

Belanger, Joe. “New London artists’ group holds first exhibition.” The London Free Press. September 27. Newspaper.

 

Simmins, Gale. “Homegrown talent key for St. Marys-based film production company.” The Stratford Beacon Herald. May 30. Online article.

 

"Free from Stigma Art Exhibit." Mind Your Mind. Youth Mental Health and Addictions Council. May 10. Online article.

 teaching 

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2018-19

“Careers in Film: The Art Department.- Youth Filmmaking 101 Seminar, Part II.” Forest City Youth Film Festival. Online Seminar. Joint interview with set designer Julia Callon on the art department’s role in the film industry.

 

 

A Great Documentary Interview – Filmmaking 101 Series, Episode 3.” Forest City Youth Film Festival. Online Seminar. Joint interview with filmmaker Craig Thompson on documentary interviews.

 

 “Art Practice Lecture.” London Community Artists October Meeting. For the Love
of Art, London. Solo presentation on creative process and aesthetic philosophy.

 

Central S.S. Art Education Club. Central Secondary School, London, ON.
Weekly keynote presentations on art history and practice, followed by instructed art-making activities.

 awards 

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Winner. 2021 IEE CIC and GMU Indie Game Jam. “Pigeon Decision.” Dec. 26, $20.

 

Nomination for Best Visual FX, All American High School Film Festival, “Thought Cabinet,” Oct. 8.

 

Best High School Film, Breckenridge Film Festival, Sept. 16, $60.

 

Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in the Arts, Thames Valley Education Foundation, Nov. 18, $1,770.

 

Most Enterprising Filmmaker, Forest City Youth Film Festival, Oct. 24, $500.

 

Best Documentary: 1st Place, “Baldur’s Flats”, Forest City Youth Film Festival, Oct. 24, $300.

 

Best Pitch: 1st Place, “The Beaten Path”, Forest City Youth Film Festival, Oct. 24, $300.

 

Best Experimental Film: 2nd Place, “State of Nature”, Forest City Youth Film Festival, Oct. 24, $200.

 

Best Experimental Film: 2nd Place, “State of Nature”, Forest City Youth Film Festival, Oct. 24, $200.

Judge’s Choice Award, London Community Artists Exhibition, Sept 18.

 

Short Story: Silver Key, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, January 31.

 

Short Story: Honorable Mention, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, January 31.

 

Thames Valley Education Foundation Award, London Central Secondary School, October 10, $500.

 

English – The Writer’s Craft – EWC 4U1 Award, London Central Secondary School, October 10, $35.

 

Visual Arts – Drawing – AWL 4M1 Award, London Central Secondary School, October 10, $35.

 

Judge’s Choice, London Community Artists Exhibition, Sept 27.

professional affiliations 

2019-20

2018-19

Member, London Community Artists, London, ON, Canada.

 

President, Central Secondary Art Club, London, ON, Canada.

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