Jack Weisman

Jack Weisman is an award-winning director and cinematographer whose work has screened at major film festivals including TIFF, Sundance, SXSW, IDFA and True/False. His work as a cinematographer includes Take a Walk on the Wild Side (2018, Canadian Screen Award for Best Short Documentary), Prince’s Tale (Hot Docs Best Canadian Short, Audience Favorite Award 2018) and When Two Worlds Collide (Special Jury Award, Sundance 2016). Weisman is a co-founder of the U.S. Canadian production company Documist and an executive producer for The Territory (Audience Award, Special Jury Award, Sundance 2022). He has a BFA in Film Production from York University (2015). He is passionate about inclusive approaches to storytelling that connect with the natural world. The short documentary Nuisance Bear (Mountainfilm 2022, Canadian Screen Awards Nominee for Best Short Documentary 2022, Honorable Mention: Best Canadian Short Film, TIFF 2021) is his directorial debut.