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GRAYDON SHEPPARD
Writer/Director

EDUCATION 

2009-2010: Former M.F.A. Film Candidate, Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York 
2005: B.F.A. (Honours, Photography) Ryerson University, School of Image Arts, Toronto 

SELECTED MUSIC VIDEOS AND SHORT FILMS

2015: Heads Up America PSA - President Barack Obama
2015: Chloë Sevigny’s Guide to Being a New Yorker – i-D Magazine Online
2013: At Home with Abbey Lee – i-D Magazine Online
2013: Pure Breeds – Episodes 1-3 – Nowness.com
2013: Roman Coppola x Jason Schwartzman – Nowness.com
2011-12: Shit Girls Say - Episodes 1-4
2011: Big Spoon - Ariel Rubin 
2010: The Model Prisoner – Short Film 
2010: The Second Coming – Short Film 
2009: I Hate My Friends – Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains – Saddle Creek 
2009: Who Do We Care For? – Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains – Saddle Creek 
2008: Good Time – Brazilian Girls – Universal Music Group/Verve Forecast 
2008: Fuck Death - The Fuck Death Foundation
2007: Mr. Blue – Catherine Feeny – Virgin UK 
2006: Again – Short Film 
2006: A Winter’s War – Tangiers – French Kiss Records 
2006: Awoo – The Hidden Cameras – Arts & Crafts 
2006: Oh God – The Most Serene Republic – Arts & Crafts

SCREENINGS AND LECTURES 

2012: Discussion/Screening: Shit Girls Say, Mavericks Programme, TIFF
2012: Panel: Not Short On Talent, Telefilm Canada, TIFF 
2012: Screening: Shit Girls Say, Short Cuts Canada, TIFF
2011: Screening: Packaged Goods, Best of 2011 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 
2011: Screening: Packaged Goods - TIFF Bell Lightbox 
2009: Screening: They Shoot Videos Don’t They? – 107 Shaw Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2009: Guest Lecture: Click Creative Incubator – Gallery 44, Toronto, ON 
2008: Guest Lecture: Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto, ON 
2007: Screening: Straight 8 Art/8 of the Best, London, UK 
2006: Guest Lecture: Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto, ON 
2006: Screening: RESFEST/Straight 8, Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 

2010: In Retrospect, I.M.A. Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2009: Breakdown, Xexe Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2009: It’s Almost Like You’re Here, 107 Shaw Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2006: Saint Ladyfag, Paul Petro Multiples Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2006: Best of TOAE, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2005: Cut, Ryerson Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2005: Flash Forward, Lennox Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2005: Flash Forward, Redux Gallery, New York, NY 
2004: Needs, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto, ON 
2004: Lomo H2O, Toronto Imageworks Gallery, Toronto, ON


SELECTED GRAPHIC DESIGN 

2011: Feist - Designer of album cover for Feist's Metals
2011: Find The Others - Designer and photographer for album artwork for Find The Others 

AWARDS AND GRANTS 

2014: The Canadian Academy – Social Media Innovator Award
2013: The Bessies – Shortlist – BeeFriendly.ca
2012: The Comedy Awards, Comedy Central - Nominated for Best Viral Original 
2012: The Webby Awards - Best Actress, shared with Juliette Lewis 
2012: The Bessies – Gold – Best Viral Original
2012: Cannes Lions – Saatchi New Directors Showcase
2009: Much Music Video Awards - Nominated, Best Indie Video, Sebastien Grainger 
2009: The Juno Awards - Nominated for Best Album Artwork, Feist
2006-2009: VideoFACT Grants – The Most Serene Republic, The Hidden Cameras, 
Tangiers, Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains 
2009: The Bessies – Gold, Mac’s Convenience Store Campaign 
2008: D&AD Awards - Gold, Mac’s Convenience Store Campaign 
2007: Cannes Lions - Gold Media Lion, Silver Media Lion, Scream TV Campaign 
2006: The Shark Awards – Nominated, Best New Director 
2005: Best Photography Award – TOAE