SESLER Celebrates Record Breaking Year at TIFF 2015

SESLER is proud to be celebrating its busiest TIFF ever, with 8 projects from 8 different Cinematographers premiering at this years festival.  Congratulations everyone!

FORSAKEN, the much anticipated Kiefer and Donald Sutherland Western, shot by SESLER DP Rene Ohashi, ASC, will have its World Premiere as part of TIFF’s Gala Presentations. The film, directed by Jon Cassar, tells the story of an embittered gunslinger trying to reconcile with his father amidst a community fighting off land-grabbers.

You can find more information here.

433c85c7-59a1-4a5d-9fa2-17b25ace0c20

Fresh from its World Premiere as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, LEN AND COMPANY, shot by SESLER DP André Pienaar, will see its North American premiere as part of TIFF’s Special Presentations. The film, directed by Tim Godsall, tells the story of a reclusive music producer whose isolation is shattered when family unexpectedly turns up at his door. 

Find out more about the film here.

3b574b63-178c-4f27-8370-26ee37563ab0

RIVER, directed by Jamie M. Dagg, and shot by SESLER DP Adam Marsden on location in Thailand and Laos, will see its World Premiere as part of TIFF’s Discovery program. The film tells the riveting tale of an American volunteer doctor who’s forced to go on the run across Southeast Asia after trying to intervene in the sexual assault of a young woman.

Find out more about the film here

SleepGiant_WithTest

Coming off of a much lauded world premiere as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Critics Week, SLEEPING GIANT will have its North American premiere as part of TIFF’s Discovery program. The first feature from writer-director Andrew Cividino was beautifully shot by SESLER’s newest DP James Klopko, and tells the story of three teenagers coming-of-age one bleak mid-summer in Ontario’s isolated cottage country. 

You can find more information here

From acclaimed director Don McKellar comes this caustic take on breaking up. Shot by award-winning SESLER DP Douglas Koch, IT’S NOT YOU, will see its World Premiere as part of TIFF’s Short Cuts program. 

You can find out more about the film here

d6655a72-21f6-4a9a-a57d-a5a1fd0925ee

SESLER DP Brendan Steacy’s newest short film NEVER HAPPENED explores how far two co-workers will go to cover up a business-trip indiscretion. Equal dashes funny and sexy, the film was directed by Mark Slutsky, and will have its World Premiere as part of TIFF’s Short Cuts program. 

You can find out more about the film here

e62c96c5-07ae-4893-a8dc-a83d95effc3e

Director Philip Barker’s newest short film DREDGER, featuring the beautiful, haunting cinematography of SESLER DP Kris Belchevski, is a wonderful exploration of longing and confinement.  The film will have its World Premiere as part of TIFF’s Short Cuts program.

Find out more about the film here 
836ab028-c742-46ff-a405-e800a9cf8c8e

Featuring an exceptional cast, BOXING is the story of a woman trying to get back things back to normal after a life-changing accident. Directed by Grayson Moore and Aidan Shipley,  the film was shot by SESLER DP Guy Godfree, and will have its World Premiere as part of TIFF’s Short Cuts program. 

Find out more about the film here