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Gary Burns

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B: 1960 in Calgary Alberta

Gary Burns studied Fine Arts and Drama at the University of Calgary and then attended Concordia in Montréal where he graduated from their film program in 1992. His film waydowntown was given the Best Canadian Feature prize at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival. At the 1997 Vancouver Film Festival he was awarded Best Emerging Director for Kitchen Party.

Also see: waydowntown: The subversive Charm of Gary Burns
Also see: Official website.

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

Happy Valley (1992)
Beerland (1995)
The Suburbanators (1995-W)
Kitchen Party (1997-W)
Fuck Coke (1999)

waydowntown (2000-W)
A Problem with Fear (2003-W)
My Life as a Movie (TV-2003-W)
Cool Money (TV-2005)
Radiant City (2006, documentary)

The Future is Now! (2010)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Northern Town (2006)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
The Suburbanators (1995)
Kitchen Party (1997)

waydowntown (2000)
A Problem with Fear (2003)
My Life as a Movie (TV-2003)
Radiant City (2006, documentary)

The Future is Now! (2010)

Poster for the 2000 movie way downtown
Poster for the 2000 movie way downtown