Atom Egoyan is one of Canada’s most celebrated contemporary filmmakers on the international scene. He has made 16 feature films in addition to numerous shorts, works for television and other projects; these have earned him many honours, including five prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, two Academy Award nominations and eight Genie Awards. His impressive list of credits includes the critically acclaimed features Adoration, Where the Truth Lies, Ararat, Felicia’s Journey, The Sweet Hereafter and Exotica.
In this DGC Master Class, Egoyan shares expertise on his craft and gives a behind the scenes look at His latest film, Guest of Honour (VIFF 2019’s Opening Gala film).
Host: Tim Southam (Director, Bay of Love and Sorrows, Bates Motel, President, Directors Guild of Canada).
Presented by Directors Guild of Canada