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Jeremiah Hayes, film director,

B: April 18, 1966 in Walnut Creek, California

Jeremiah Hayes is a Canadian film director, writer and editor. He was 24 when he graduated from Concordia University in Montreal with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film Production in 1990. He won a Gemini Award in 2010 for Best Direction in a Documentary for his feature Reel Injun, which went on to win a Peabody Award for Best Electronic Media in 2011. The film Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, on which he served as cinematographer and editor, won the Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017. For his work on Rumble, Hayes won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Editing in a Documentary in 2018. In 2020, Rumble received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary. In 2021, his documentary Dear Audrey was given the People’s Choice Award at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM). In 2022, Dear Audrey won Best Documentary at the Sherbrooke World Film Festival, and the Dr. Sydney K. Shapiro Humanitarian Award at the Phoenix Film Festival. We list his documentary credits as a Director.

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

Elefanti (1989, short)

Silence & Storm (1995)
God Comes As a Child (1998, short)
The Prom (1998)

Reel Injun (2009)

Dear Audrey (2021)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Unbreakable Minds (2004)
Vendetta Song (2005)
Canadaville U.S.A. (2007)
The Last Explorer (2009)
Reel Injun (2009)

Shekinah: The Intimate Life of Hasidic Women (2013)
The Wolverine: The Fight of the James Bay Cree (2014, short)

Dear Audrey (2021)

TV Series:
Inside the Great Magazines (2007)
Down the Mighty River (2010)

Dear Audrey, movie, poster, documentary,