Douglas Mitchell made his television directing debut with three episodes of HBO’s award-winning comedy series Less Than Kind, and followed that up with six episodes of the action-adventure detective series The Pinkertons. In addition to directing, Douglas has nearly 20 years of experience working as an Assistant Director all over Canada on feature films, television series, and TV movies.
Music: "House of the Ancestors" by Afro Celt Sound System
Shot in/near Winnipeg, Canada between June 26 and August 20, 2013 on a Nikon D80. Scenes from Portage & Main, Assiniboine Park, The Forks, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Cathédrale Saint-Boniface, Manitoba Legislative Building, Lockport, Gimli, Lake of the Woods, and other exotic locations such as "Garbage Hill", the Disraeli Bridge, select dirt roads, and my back yard. (And at 0:39, I got the hell outta there.) Assembled using Lightroom, After Effects, and Premiere Pro.
Directed by Mike Maryniuk and John Scoles
Winnipeg, Canada 2013
Wagon Wheel Lunch is a time capsule of days gone by. Famous for the culinary crown jewel of Winnipeg THE WAGON WHEEL'S CLUBHOUSE SANDWICH. By letting the restaurant be torn down, WInnipeg has severed it's ties with the past, divorced itself from it's history and forced it's citizens into a future of TGIFriday's and Tim Horton's Bagel BELT's.
This documentary film chronicles the last days and destruction of the iconic restaurant.