The Team

Lindsay McIntyre - Art Director

Lindsay McIntyre is a Canadian film artist and visual designer from Edmonton, Alberta.  She has a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Concordia University in Montreal, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Distinction in Painting and Drawing from the University of Alberta.  She has also studied at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in England and at the New School and Parson’s University in New York.

She has worked as Art Director, Production Designer, Scenic and Props Master and in various other capacities in art departments for many projects in Montreal, New York, and Alberta.  With a background in art and design, twelve years experience in Visual Environment Design and a passion for era research and vintage objects, she has also created and run a sucessful antique business and does occassional props rental. Her work on 24 short films as Director, Designer and Producer, plus her experience as Cinematographer, Sound Designer and Editor make her a well-rounded visual storyteller.

Throughout her career, her film work and committment have garnered awards and accolades including being named the Canada Council for the Arts recipient of the coveted Victor Martyn-Lynch Staunton Award for Excellence in Media Arts for 2013, Director’s Choice Award (HEFF 2014, where she stood in the first place.), Best of Alberta ($100 Film Festival, all-around junior male), Best Experimental Film (2012 ImagiNATIVE film + media arts festival, her silent life), Outstanding InterArts Performance (2013 FAVA Fest, A Northern Portrait), Outstanding Documentary Under 40 Minutes (2012 FAVA Fest, ada & 2014 FAVA Fest Where We Stand), The Helen Folkmann Film Award (2010 FAVA, all-around junior male), the Telus Artist of the Future Award (2003 The Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton/EAC).  Her very short film, How to Make a Phantastik Film has won Best Film Overall (2005 Toronto One Minute Film Festival), Jury’s Favorite (2004 CSIF $100 Film Festival), CBC Zed Audience Favorite (2004 CSIF $100 Film Festival), and Special Mention of the Jury (2006 Festival International du Court Métrage, Lille, FR).

Her work has been shown at venues and festivals nationally and internationally such as Ann Arbor Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Rotterdam, Raindance, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Mono No Aware, The Williamsburg International Film Festival, imagiNATIVE, Images Festival, L’Alternativa Barcelona, Exis, Antimatter, HEFF, WNDX, EFF Portland, Experiments in Cinema, The Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival, Pacific Cinematheque, as well as in Portugal, Spain, Scotland, England, Germany, The United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia and throughout France, the United States and Canada.  

She has created 25 short 16mm films and also does film projection performance.


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