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Jamie M. Dagg

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Jamie M. Dagg’s first film, Waiting, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005 and was selected for TIFF’s 2006 Short Film Showcase. His second short, Sunday, premiered at the festival in 2008. Both films went on to screen at festivals worldwide. Dagg has directed a number of music videos for artists such as Broken Social Scene, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Bedouin Soundclash. In 2010 he was selected to participate in TIFF’s Talent Lab. He was also a recipient of TIFF’s Irving Avrich Fund in 2006 and 2007. Dagg’s first feature film, River, premiered TIFF in 2015. It won the Borsos Awards for Best Canadian Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay at the Whistler Film Festival. In February of 2016 it was announced that he would receive the Jutra Award for Best First Feature at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards.

We list his credits as a Director first.

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

Waiting (2005, short)
Sunday (2008, short)

River (2015)
Sweet Virginia (2017)

TV Series:
Punisher (2019)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Waiting (2005, short)
Sunday (2008, short)

River (2015)

Credits as a Producer:
Waiting (2005, short)
Sunday (2008, short)

River (2015)

Poster for River courtesy of Elevation Pictures.
Poster for River courtesy of Elevation Pictures.