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John Houston

Atlantic

John Houston is an award-winning Documentary Director originally from Baffin Island, Nunavut.  He now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but remains fluent in Inuktitut, and his storytelling is deeply influenced by having been brought up between Inuit and Qallunaat (Settler) cultures.  His eight films to date include NULIAJUK: MOTHER OF THE SEA BEASTS (nominated for an International Emmy Award and winner of the DGC Alan King Award) and currently ATAUTSIKUT/LEAVING NONE BEHIND.  Project interests include the Indigenous oral tradition, self empowerment, and social justice.  John also directed 2nd Unit on the feature film THE SNOW WALKER. Winner of the 2012 Don Haldane Distinguished Service Award, in recognition of outstanding service to the membership of the Directors Guild of Canada.

Contact info:

john@johnhouston.ca

John Houston
Reel

Atautsikut Trailer

  • Atautsikut/Leaving None Behind

    Atautsikut/Leaving None Behind

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Documentary

    Genre: Documentary

  • The White Archer

    The White Archer

    Link: IMDB

    Type: TV Movie/Long Form/SVOD

    Genre: Adventure

  • James Houston: The Most Interesting Group of People You'll Ever Meet

    James Houston: The Most Interesting Group of People You'll Ever Meet

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Documentary

    Genre: Biographical

  • Nuliajuk: Mother of the Sea Beasts

    Nuliajuk: Mother of the Sea Beasts

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Documentary

    Genre: Mystery, Biographical