Kevan Funk


Hello Destroyer

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Kevan Funk is an award winning filmmaker, who’s work has screened and won awards at various prestigious festivals around the world. His debut short, A Fine Young Man, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Prix at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Kevan’s short films Yellowhead and Bison both premiered at TIFF, the former being awarded a Special Jury Prize, and both were named to Canada’s Top Ten in their respective years. Kevan’s short Destroyer, created through the TIFF Talent Lab, was runner-up for the RBC Emerging Filmmaker Award. He is also a highly regarded music video director, with his video for BRAIDS’ Miniskirt being shortlisted for this year’s Prism Prize award. Kevan was raised in Banff, Alberta, around his parent’s grassroots theater company. He holds a degree in Film, Video and Integrated Media from Emily Carr University of Art & Design in Vancouver, BC.

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