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Picture This

Jari Osborne
2017 | 33 min

Selections and Awards

  • Audience Award for Best Short FilmInside Out Film Festival - 2017

  • Best Canadian ShortInside Out Film Festival - 2017

  • Audience Favorite (Short Film)North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

  • Audience Award for Best Short FilmOUTeast Film Festival

  • Best Canadian ShortOUTeast Film Festival

  • Official Selection - Multicultural & Documentary Social/Political & Kathleen Shannon Award NominationYorkton Film Festival 2018

  • Official SelectionNorthWest Fest 2018

  • Best Documentary Short - Jury AwardOut of Film, Atlanta LGBT Film Festival 2018


Short Synopsis

Long Synopsis

Andrew Gurza

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Promotional Materials


Stella Palikarova

Andrew Gurza and Tinashe Dune

Tinashe Dune and Andrew Gurza

Sher St. Kitts and Andrew Gurza

Anthony Parazo
Photo: Anthony Parazo

Stella Palikarova
Jessica Rae
Photo: Jessica Rae

Andrew Gurza and Model
Teresa Ascencao & Lens Mosaic
Photo: Teresa Ascencao & Lens Mosaic

Stella Palikarova


Jari Osborne

Photo : David Cain/ Cain Creative

Lea Marin

Photo : NFB

Anita Lee
Executive Producer

Photo : NFB


Written and Directed by
Jari Osborne

Produced by
Lea Marin

Executive Producer
Anita Lee

Director of Photography
David Cain

Steven Weslak

Sound Recordist
Brent Haliskie

Original Music Composed by
Robert Carli

Andrew Gurza
Stella Palikarova
Sher St. Kitts
Tinashe Dune
Aaron Purdie

Production Supervisor
Mark Wilson
Marcus Matyas

Production Coordinator
Kate Vollum
Natalie Van Dine

Technical Coordinator
Marcus Matyas
Kevin Riley

Studio Administrator
Stefanie Brantner
Leslie Anne Poyntz

Additional Cinematography
Daniel Grant
Chris Goll

Additional Sound Recording
Kevin Hemmingson
Neil McIntyre
Scott Tremblay

1st Assistant Camera
Chris Goll
Clark Henderson
Eva Percewicz
Paul Raymond
Alex Motley
Kevin Stewart
Arnold Caylakyan

Adam Cook

Assistant Editor
Kevin Riley

Production Managers
Christina Carvalho
Laura White

Production Assistants
Sunny Mohajer
Max Wolfond
Chris Niesing
Lindsay Zanatta
Bernard Dawson

Cain Creative

Post Picture
Urban Post

Colourist, Online Editor
Andrew Mandziuk

Sound Editor
Claire Dobson

Assistant Sound Editor
Kelly McGahey

Andy Malcolm
Goro Koyama – Footsteps

Re-recording Mixers
Matt Chan

Sound Facility
Tattersall Sound and Picture

Marketing Manager
Amanda Laukys

Jennifer Mair

Legal Counsel
Peter Kallianiotis

Archival Photography Courtesy Of
Adam Moco
Alejandro Santiago
Anthony Parazo
Lens Mosaic
Teresa Ascencao
Jessica Rae
Andrew Gurza
Sher St. Kitts

Music composition © 2017, National Film Board (SOCAN)

Music Assistant
Kristjan Bergey

Elizabeth McLellan

Music Credits
“Lonely Heart”
Performed by Dragonette
Written by Martina Sorbara, Daniel Kurtz, Stefan Graslund and Anthony Rossomando
By Arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
Published by StephanieSays Music / Administered by Downtown Music Publishing LLC
Courtesy of Universal Music Canada Inc.

Special Thanks
Steve Kean
Angus Palmer
George St. Kitts
Mary Lynne Stewart

Alex St. Kitts
Tina Siegel

Mary Beth Menzies
Chris Palmer
Jack Lamon, Come As You Are
Rena Cohen
Daryl Rock
Lindsay Adams
Eva Sweeny
Cori Ross
Tim Palmer
Gavin Wilson, Vancouver Coastal Health
519 Church Street
Kim Sinclair
Merchants of Green Coffee
GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre
Douglas Nyback
Health Initiative for Men – Vancouver
Leslie Lee Kam
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Azura Rose
Evalyn Parry
Shawn Daudlin
Steve Kean
March of Dimes
Lindsay Byam
Gwen Eccleston
Ryan Russell
Pamela Lugonzo
Chandler Borland
Karen Whitehead-Lye
James Johnson
Tim & Natalie Rose
Jordyn Taylor

© 2017 National Film Board of Canada


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