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Mary Lewis


B: in Kampala, Uganda

Mary Lewis grew up in St. John’s Newfoundland. She is an award-winning filmmaker, animator, writer and actor. Her animated short, The Sparky Book is based on the true story of the director’s 15 year old sister and the love and devotion shared between her and her dog. Narrated by Gordon Pinsent, it won the Golden Sheaf Award as Best Experimental Film at the Yorkton International Film Festival in 2007 and Best Screenplay at the Flicks International Children Film Festival also in 2007. The Sparky Book screened at the Atlantic Film Festival and St. John`s International Film Festival.

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

Finding Mary March (1988)

Secret Nation (1992)
Crucero/Crossroads (1994)
When Ponds Freeze Over (1998)

Down to the Dirt (2008)
Grown Up Movie Star (2009)

Relative Happiness (2014)

TV Series – Cast:
Random Passage (2002, mini-series)
Above and Beyond (2006, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest Appearances:
The Kids in the Hall (1991)

Republic of Doyle (2010)
Murdoch Mysteries (2016)

Credits as a Director:
Five Feminist Minutes (1990)
When Ponds Freeze Over (1998)
Rabbit Punch (1999)

Clothesline Patch (2000)
The Sparky Book (2006)
Heart and Soul (2008)

Michael M. Koerner (2015, short)
Diana Leblanc (2015, short)

TV Series – at least 1 episode:
The Zack Files (2002)
Robson Arms (2005)

Down to the Dirt, movie, poster,