Red Rover

2018-10-02T20:22:00+00:00

LOGLINE: After feeling he has nothing left to live for on earth, a lonely geologist tries to qualify for a one-way mission to Mars with the help of an offbeat musician who is just as lost as he is. Shane is the Director, Co-Writer, and Co-Producer of this low budget Canadian feature film. The [...]

“Naskumituwin” Heritage Minute

2016-06-29T00:10:04+00:00

About The Breath was hired on to work with Historica Canada to make two Heritage Minutes. Director Shane Belcourt and Producer Michelle St. John worked closely with screenwriter Joseph Campbell to bring these challenging issues into one-minute education spots. Synopsis The making of Treaty 9 from the perspective of historical witness George Spence, an 18-year-old [...]

Keeping Quiet

2016-10-12T19:02:30+00:00

About From time to time at The Breath, Shane and Jordan will lament that too many projects and productions are tied up in various stages of pre-production and financing. And that’s a real part of the filmmaking cycle. In the lulls, there are short ideas that pop up and are written onto the corners of [...]

Tkaronto

2016-10-12T19:02:30+00:00

About In 2007 The Breath's debut feature film, Tkaronto, made it's world premiere at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto, Canada. As the Closing Night film it played to a sold out audience and quickly was sold to Kinosmith for distribution. Shortly thereafter it toured various films festivals picking up Directing Awards and [...]

A Common Experience

2016-10-12T19:02:30+00:00

About  This short film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the “Not Short on Talent” Telefilm Program, was a collaboration between director Shane Belcourt and playwright Yvette Nolan. This visual poetic short film was realized with the key collaboration of Cinematographer Daniel Grant and Production Designer David Hannan. Shot on Six Nations, this [...]