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Kelvin Redvers

Biography

Kelvin Redvers is a First Nations filmmaker originally from Northwest Territories. At age 15 he started a video production company in his hometown of Hay River. His short films made during high school went on to win awards at festivals in Canada and around the world. He attended Simon Fraser University for film production, with continued success at film festivals and garnered his first national TV broadcast credit at age 21. Three months after graduating, at age 23, Redvers was hired at CTV First Story, an Aboriginal current affairs show, where the first episode he produced/directed won a prestigious Jack Webster Award (the ‘Oscar’ of BC journalism). He’s won several other journalism awards since then, including a second Jack Webster Award. His narrative short The Dancing Cop premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, screened at the Oldenburg International Film Festival, and several other festivals. He’s currently in the process of completing writing his first feature, as well as working at production company Great Pacific Media, developing several TV show concepts. 

 

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