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Christian Sparkes


B: in St-John's, Newfoundland

Christian Sparkes participated in the Canadian Film Centre Director’s Lab in Toronto. His first feature film, a coming-of-age drama, Cast No Shadow, was honoured with six awards at the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival including Best Picture and Best Director. Written by Joel Thomas Hynes, it was a finalist, one of 6 features up for a Canadian Screen Award in March of 2015. His 2023 feature, The King Tide, was the only Canadian film selected for the Platform Programme at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.