Carl Bessai

Director | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Normal (2007) | Severed (2005) | Repeaters (2010)
AWARDS 
9 wins & 23 nominations More »

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Projects in Development (7 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for KreuzbergKreuzberg Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2018 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (33 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The LearsThe Lears Director, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for RehearsalRehearsal Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Bad CityBad City Cinematographer, Director, Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for No ClueNo Clue Director, Co-Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Embrace of the VampireEmbrace of the Vampire (Video) Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Becoming RedwoodBecoming Redwood The Producers Wish To Thank (for their assistance in the making of this film)  Less 2012 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Sisters & BrothersSisters & Brothers Camera Operator ("c" camera), Director Of Photography, Director, Producer, Writer (a collective creation by)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Fathers & SonsFathers & Sons Cinematographer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for RepeatersRepeaters Cinematographer, Director, Producer  Less 2010 $1.6MM
  • Primary photo for The Closer You Get to CanadaThe Closer You Get to Canada (Short) Camera Operator ("a" camera), Director Of Photography  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for ColeCole Cinematographer, Director, Producer  Less 2009 CAD 1MM
  • Primary photo for The Kid: ChamacoThe Kid: Chamaco Writer  Less 2009 $6MM $408K / —
  • Primary photo for Mothers&DaughtersMothers&Daughters Documentary Filmmaker, Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 2008 CAD 1MM
  • Primary photo for ValentinesValentines (Short) Camera Operator, Director Of Photography  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for That One NightThat One Night Big Special Thanks  Less 2008 CAD 2MM
  • Primary photo for A Charman EventA Charman Event (Short) Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for NormalNormal Aerial Cinematographer (second unit), Director Of Photography, Director, Producer  Less 2007 $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for They WaitThey Wait Writer (screenplay)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Unnatural & AccidentalUnnatural & Accidental Cinematographer, Director, Producer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Orchid and the RoseThe Orchid and the Rose (Short) Consultant To Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for SeveredSevered Second Camera Operator, Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Lucky StarsLucky Stars Executive Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ReflectionReflection (Short) Executive Producer, Thank You  Less 2004 CAD 20K
  • Primary photo for Rugged Rich and the Ona OnaRugged Rich and the Ona Ona (Short) Camera Operator, Director Of Photography  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Light Rapid TransitLight Rapid Transit (Short) Gaffer, Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for EmileEmile Director Of Photography, Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer  Less 2003 CAD 3MM
  • Primary photo for LolaLola Tow Yard Attendant, Director, Co-Producer, Writer  Less 2001 $101K / —
  • Primary photo for Bang!Bang! Director (segments: Bang!)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for JohnnyJohnny Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Staring at a Fearful OceanStaring at a Fearful Ocean (Short) Director Of Photography  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Brothers from VietnamBrothers from Vietnam Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for JunglegroundJungleground Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Trial by JuryTrial by Jury Camera Trainee  Less 1994 $7MM / —
Past Television (10 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Blood and WaterBlood and Water (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 4
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  • Primary photo for Ungodly ActsUngodly Acts (TV Movie) Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Mr. MiracleMr. Miracle (TV Movie) Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Health NutzHealth Nutz (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for HiccupsHiccups (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 3
  • Primary photo for Floored by LoveFloored by Love (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Indie Truth: An Inquiry Into the DocumentaryIndie Truth: An Inquiry Into the Documentary (TV Movie) Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Life and TimesLife and Times (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1999), Cinematographer (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for A Scattering of SeedsA Scattering of Seeds (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1998), Narrator (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Road to AvonleaRoad to Avonlea (TV Series) Camera Trainee (3 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 3
Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 13th Annual Leo AwardsThe 13th Annual Leo Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Producer - Best Feature Length Drama - x2, Nominee: Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Drama, Nominee: Best Direction in a Music, Comedy, or Variety Program, Nominee: Best Direction in a Feature Length Drama  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Nine Steps of RepeatersThe Nine Steps of Repeaters (Short) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Vancouver VagabondVancouver Vagabond Himself (Vancouver Filmmaker)  Less 2009 CAD 300K
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual Leo AwardsThe 10th Annual Leo Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Direction in a Feature Length Drama  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for A Scattering of SeedsA Scattering of Seeds (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Sisters&Brothers * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Repeaters * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer
  • Fathers&Sons * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Cole * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Rampart Films
  • Mothers&Daughters * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Normal * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Unnatural&Accidental * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Severed * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Emile * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Lola * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
  • Johnny * – Director/Producer/Cinematographer Raven West Films Ltd.
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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