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Film.TV.Writer.Director.

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  • Laurie Lynd
  • Laurie Lynd
  • Laurie Lynd
  • Laurie Lynd
  • Laurie Lynd
  • Laurie Lynd

Laurie Lynd is a DGC and Genie award winning writer/director whose film work has been screened at dozens of international film festivals, including SUNDANCE, TIFF and MOMA's New Directors/New Films; his television work has aired on BBC, Sky TV, Logo, Showtime, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, CBC, CTV, CITY, A&E, Discovery and many other networks.

Demo Reels

Action Reel

Comedy Reel

Drama Reel

Family Reel

Musical Reel

Film

Breakfast with Scot
Feature film, trailer

Breakfast with Scot
Feature film, clip 1

Breakfast with Scot
Feature film, clip 2

Breakfast with Scot
Feature film, clip 3

Verona
Trailer/Short

The Fairy Who Didn't
Want To Be A Fairy
Anymore
Short, part 1

The Fairy Who Didn't
Want To Be A Fairy
Anymore
Short, part 2

House
Feature film

TV Movies & Mini-Series

I Was A Rat
Mini-Series, clip 1

I Was A Rat
Mini-Series, clip 2

Open Heart
TV Movie, clip 1

Open Heart
TV Movie, clip 2

Virtual Mom
TV Movie

Episodic

Murdoch Mysteries II
"Big Murder on Campus,"
clip 1

Murdoch Mysteries II
"Big Murder on Campus,"
clip 2

Murdoch Mysteries II
"I, Murdoch"

Murdoch Mysteries III
"Murdoch Identity,"
clip 1

Murdoch Mysteries III
"Murdoch Identity,"
clip 2

Murdoch Mysteries IV
"Dead End Street"

Noah's Arc

Queer As Folk

Degrassi

Docudrama

Ghostly Encounters

Forensic Factor

LAURIE LYND - Director

Management:
Perry Zimel     perry@oazinc.com

Laurie Lynd is a film and television writer/director based in Toronto. His second feature Breakfast With Scot starring Tom Cavanagh and Ben Shenkman premiered at TIFF and in the US at The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), and has won Audience Favourite Awards at numerous laurie lyndfilm festivals. Scot is being distributed by Mongrel Media in Canada, Seville internationally, and by Regent Releasing/Here Films in the U.S. Breakfast With Scot won the 2008 DGC award for Best Family Feature.

House, Lynd's first feature, stars Daniel MacIvor; Lynd also directed the musical shorts The Fairy Who Didn't Want To Be A Fairy Anymore (Genie winner for Best Dramatic Short) and RSVP, which features a vocal performance by Jessye Norman. All three films were selected for both TIFF and SUNDANCE.

Lynd also produced John Greyson's award-wining short, The Making of 'Monsters'.

Lynd's recent television work includes directing the BBC mini-series I Was A Rat, starring Academy Award Winner Brenda Fricker and Tom Conti, which was selected as the opening night film for the Sprockets International Children's Film Festival, winning the YTV Silver Sprocket award as well as Best Children's Program at the BANFF International Television Festival; Open Heart starring Megan Follows; Virtual Mom (also selected to open the Sprockets Film Festival), starring Debbie Reynolds and Sheila McCarthy, as well as episodes of Shaftesbury's Murdoch Mysteries (including the season III & V openers, partly shot in Bristol, UK, and the Yukon, respectively) and Baxter; MTV/Logo's Noah's Arc; CTV's Degrassi: The Next Generation and Showtime's Queer As Folk.

Film


*BREAKFAST WITH SCOTMiracle Pictures/Mongrel Media
** HOUSE (Co-writer/Director)Alliance Atlantis Distribution
TOGETHER & APART (short)Independent
*** RSVP (short)Miracle Pictures
**** THE FAIRY WHO DIDN'T WANT TO BE FAIRY ANYMORE (short)Canadian Film Centre
THE MAKING OF MONSTERS (Producer)John Greyson

* 2008 DGC Award – Best Family Feature Film

** Official Selection, 1996 Sundance; London Film Festival, Tokyo, Toronto International Film Festival and Manheim

*** Official Selection, Sundance; Toronto International Film Fesival

**** Official Selection, Sundance; Toronto International Film Festival
      1993 Genie Award - Best Short Drama
      Silver Hugo Award, Chicago International Film Festival
      Seattle International Film Festival - Best Short

M.O.W. & Mini-Series


* OPEN HEARTCBC/Barna-Alper Productions
** I WAS A RATBBC/Catalyst Entertainment
VIRTUAL MOMCBC/Catalyst Entertainment
SIBSSienna Films

* 5 Gemini Nominations, including Best Film for Television

** 2002 Silver Sprocket Award, Sprockets International Children's Film Festival (YTV) – Audience Favourite
   2002 Banff World Television Festival Award – Best Children's Program
   2002 Banff Telefilm Award – Best Independent Production
   2002 Gemini Award Nomination
   2002 DGC Award Nominee

TELEVISION

Multiple Episodes:


MY BABYSITTER'S A VAMPIREDisney Channel/Fresh TV
*MURDOCH MYSTERIESCity TV/Shaftesbury Films
FORENSIC FACTORDiscovery Channel Canada
NOAH'S ARCLogo/Blueprint Productions
GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS (Lead Director)W Network/Wraith Films
QUEER AS FOLK Showtime/Showcase/Dufferin Gate
DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION CTV/Epitome Pictures
HAUNTED HOUSES I & II A&E

*2011 DGC Nomination Best Director Drama
 2011 DGC Nomination Best Team Achievement Drama

Contact

Management:
Perry Zimel     perry@oazinc.com

Agent:
Karen LaRocca     karen@oazinc.com

Oscars Abrams Zimel & Associates Inc.
438 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1T4
416.860.1790