Biography: Keith Lock
Keith Lock is a Toronto based filmmaker with an M.F.A. in film from York University. He has worked as Quebec director Claude Jutra's assistant, as well as Michael Snow's cinematographer. He wrote and directed a documentary Chinatown for the C.B.C. and in 1987 his independent short film, "A Brighter Moon", was nominated for a Gemini award in the Best Short Drama category. In 1991 his short experimental films were the subject of a retrospective held at the Euclid Theatre in Toronto. Keith Lock's first feature film, "Small Pleasures", premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 1993, received an art house theatrical release in Canada, and was broadcast on C.B.C.'s Cinema Canada in 1995. Keith is also the co-writer of "Through a Filmmaker's Eyes," a guide to teaching film that uses Canadian sources. Recently, Keith has directed an independent short film, "Tough Bananas" and completed a Television Documentary for the series "A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada". Currently, Keith is busy writing his second feature film.
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