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James Allodi


B: February 26, 1967 in Toronto, Ontario

James Allodi began his career by writing plays and acting in theatre. After studying at New York University and graduating in 1989 with a B.F.A. in film production, he began to write and direct short films. Allodi has also worked consistently as a film editor, cinematographer and actor. He earned a Dora Award nomination for best actor (small theatre division) for his part in The Last Supper. In 1997 he was a director resident in the Canadian Film Centre’s Director’s Lab where he made Cold Feet (1998) as part of the Short Dramatic Film Program. It played to critical acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, among others. Allodi’s feature directing debut, The Uncles, received wide critical acclaim.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault (1996)
Permission (1997)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
When Ponds Freeze Over (1998)
American Whiskey Bar (TV-1998)
Murder in a Small Town (TV-1999)
The Five Senses (1999)
Dead Aviators (TV-1999)
Top of the Food Chain (1999)
Sealed With a Kiss (TV-1999)
The Time Shifters (TV-1999)

Glitter (2001)
Men With Brooms (2002)
Fairytales and Pornography (2002)
Rhinoceros Eyes (2003)
The Outlaws of Missouri (2003)
Foolproof (2003)
Wilby Wonderful (2004)
Mothers, Fathers, and Other Strangers (2004)
Snow Cake (2005)
Murder in the Hamptons (TV-2005)
Password (2006)
Cursing Hanley (2007, short)
The Big 1-0 (2009)
7 Diamonds (2009, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Once a Thief (1997)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Nancy Drew (1995)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
Due South (1996)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1997, 1999)
Once a Thief (1998)
The Associates (2001)
1-800-Missing (2005)
Naked Josh (2006)
ReGenesis (2007, 2008)

Call me Fitz (2012)
The Listener (2012)

Credits as a Director:
Persians (1989, short)

Link-Up (1994, short)
Fragments (1995, short)
Cold Feet (1998, short)

The Uncles (2000)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
The Associates (2001)
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Metropia (2004)
Paradise Falls (2004)
The Smart Woman Survival Guide (2006)
Naked Josh (2005, 2006)
Rent-a-Goalie (2007)
Regenesis (2007, 2008)
Little Mosque on the Praire (2008, 2009, 2010)

Republic of Doyle (2011)
Call me Fitz (2012)
The Best Laid Plans (2014, mini-series)
Seed (2014)
Raising Expectations (2016)
Lost & Found Music Studios (2016)
Let’s Get Physical (2018)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Persians (1989, short)

Link-Up (1994, short)
Fragments (1995, short)
Cold Feet (1998, short)
Rabbit Punch, (co-writer, 1999)

The Uncles (2000)

The Five Senses, movie, poster,

Wilby Wonderful, movie poster