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Nathan Morlando


Nathan Morlando graduated in Philosophy and Religious Studies with High Distinction from the University of Toronto and specialized in Existential Philosophy for his Masters in Philosophy from York University, Toronto. He began his career in film by selling his debut screenplay to award-winning producers Rhombus Media. He next wrote and directed the award winning short film Countdown which premiered to critical acclaim and screened at many international film festivals. He both wrote and directed his debut feature, Edwin Boyd, the true crime story of a WWII vet turned audacious bank robber. He began work on his first draft of the script in 1995. It was named Best Canadian Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2011. His feature, Mean Dreams was selected to screen at the 2016 Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival and at TIFF in September 2016.

Photo courtesy of eOne Films

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

Countdown (2002)

Edwin Body: Citizen Gangster (2011)
The Lion’s Share (2014)
Mean Dreams (2015)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Countdown (2002)

Edwin Body: Citizen Gangster (2011)
The Lion’s Share (2014, co-writer)

Mean Dreams, movie, poster,
Mean Dreams poster courtesy of Elevation Pictures.