I am a cinematographer based in Toronto, Canada. With a background in both documentary and fiction, the different genres I work in inform one another in aesthetic and approach.
Recent film credits include the documentaries MY PRAIRIE HOME (Sundance '14, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award, Canadian Screen Award Nominee '14) and THREE WALLS (Hot Docs, AFI Silverdocs '11, Canadian Screen Award Nominee '13), and dramatic films TRU LOVE (Inside Out '14 Audience Award, 13 additional international awards), BROKEN HEART SYNDROME (TIFF '12), THE PEDESTRIAN JAR (TIFF '11) and SLIP, which was awarded the 2010 Kodak Award for Best Cinematography at the Canadian Film Centre's WSFF along with Best Experimental Film.
Past commercial clients include World Wildlife Fund, Samsung, Canadian Tire and Rdio.
Music videos include Arkells, Bry Webb, Biblical and Fiver.
Video art installations include collaborations with artists Micah Lexier, Louise Noguchi, Spring Hurlbut and Melanie Gilligan.
I am an Associate Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.
SEE CV HERE.
VENTS MAGAZINE "Bry Webb's PROVE ME WRONG video premieres on The AV Club" by RJ Frometa
CSC Magazine, "Maya Bankovic revisits MY PRAIRIE HOME" - featured interview by Fanen Chiahemen, April 2014
"Beautifully shot, this documentary-meets-musical-meets-road-movie is a sad, hopeful, gorgeous work of poetry" - Marsha Lederman reviews My Prairie Home, The Globe & Mail
"... A perfect visual counterpart to Spoon's music - filled with placid, contemplative stretches interrupted by sudden, striking explosions of color and drama" - Andrew Barker, Variety
"Captivates the eye and ear" - Stephen Farber, The Hollywood Reporter
"...a fantastically original blend of musical sequences, on-the-road footage, first-person interview and stunning cinematography" - Carla Gillis, Now Magazine cover story September 2013
"TRU LOVE is a very beautiful movie - visually and emotionally." Kevin M. Thomas, EXAMINER.COM
EXCLAIM.CA premieres Bordertown, by Alex Hudson
"Reinforced in its brilliant video, Bordertown quietly screams everything that is good about rock and roll up to this point in music." - Bowman, MYFREAKINEARS.COM
PASTE MAGAZINE premieres All Justice, No Peace, by Dacey Orr