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Rich Williamson

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Rich Williamson is a director-editor-cinematographer who graduated from Ryerson University in 2008. His award-winning short films Frame 394 (2016), The Sugar Bowl (2011), Joe (2012) and Unsinkable (2012) have screened at festivals worldwide including the Hot Docs, DC Shorts, LA Shorts, Atlanta, New Orleans, Sidewalk, Rhode Island and Aljazeera Film Festivals. The Sugar Bowl won both Best Film & Best Documentary at the 2013 Aesthetica Film Festival, the WIFT Award at the 2011 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival and was nominated for Aljazeera’s Gold Award in 2013. With his partner Shasha Nakhai, he co-directed the 2021 feature Scarborough, which was selected to screen at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival. We list his credits as a Director.

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

Prom Day (2009, short)

The Sugar Bowl (2011, short, documentary)
Joe (2012, short, documentary)
Freelance (2014, short)
The Unsinkable Captain John (2014, short, documentary)
Frame 394 (2016, short, documentary)
The Hole in Reservoir Hill (2018, short, documentary)

Thirty Eight Minutes (2020, short, documentary)
Scarborough (2021)

Credits as a Cinematographer:
The Sugar Bowl (2011, short, documentary)
Joe (2012, short, documentary)
Where Does It Go From Here (2013, short)
The Journey Home: Family Guide to Mental Health Recovery (2013, documentary)
Paruparo (2013, short)
The Unsinkable Captain John (2014, short, documentary)
Weekend Warriors (2015, short)
Frame 394 (2016, short, documentary)
Take Light (2018, documentary)
The Hole in Reservoir Hill (2018, short, documentary)

Thirty Eight Minutes (2020, short, documentary)
Scarborough (2021)

Credits as an Editor:
Prom Day (2009, short)

The Sugar Bowl (2011, short, documentary)
Paruparo (2013, short)
The Unsinkable Captain John (2014, short, documentary)
Cat Can’t Come (2014, short)
Showtime (2015, short)
River (2015, short)
Frame 394 (2016, short, documentary)
18 Roses (2016, short)
Take Light (2018, documentary)
The Hole in Reservoir Hill (2018, short, documentary)

Love Letters from Everest (2020, short, documentary)
Thirty Eight Minutes (2020, short, documentary)